PhD in Social Policy (London School of Economics) and PhD in Economics (Nankai University)
Professor Bingqin Li’s research is on social policy and governance. Her current projects include governance of age-friendly community, local government motivation in delivering complex social programs, social inclusion and integration, urban governance, and social spending.
She has particular expertise in China, conducts comparative studies of social policies between Australia and China and on social service and community development of the Chinese population in Australia. Her research has been published in academic journals in social policy, urban studies and public policy, such as Urban Studies, Environment & Urbanisation, Social Policy & Administration and Public Administration and Development.
Bingqin Li has played an important role in introducing international social policy research to China, through editing two series of translated series of key texts.
Bingqin has also consulted international organisations, such as the World Bank, European Union, the WHO, UNESCAP, IIED, and the DFID. She is also on the advisory board of research centres in universities in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
She is frequently invited to give talks in universities and give public talks in Europe and Asia.
CALD social services and resilience in Australia
Urban food security for the vulnerable groups in global cities during COVID 19
Interregional governance to achieve sustainable development
Disability employment in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Co-production and community development in China
Development coordination in China
My Research Supervision
Areas of HDR supervision:
Urbanisation, housing policy, social policy, governance, social development in China
Current HDR supervision:
Li,Yiran Li, B, Eli, A, Yu, H. School Incorporated: Privatisating Basic Education in Rural China
Zhu,Jin Pawson, RN, Han, JH, Li, B What factors mediate the relationship between dwelling supply, urban sprawl and housing affordability in the developing country context? The case of Shanghai, China