Project Researchers

The Gansu Survey of Children and Families is comprised of an interdisciplinary group of scholars and advisors, including specialists in poverty alleviation, child development, educational policy, school organization, curriculum and teaching, family dynamics, economics and sociology of education, and health and well-being.

Faculty and Professional Researchers

  •     Xuehui An, National Center for Education Development Research, Ministry of Education
  •     Jennifer Adams, School of Education, Stanford University
  •     Pengfei Ge, Gansu Center for Disease Control
  •     Paul Glewwe, Department of Applied Economics, University of Minnesota
  •     Emily Hannum, Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania
  •     Grace Kao, Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania
  •     Peggy Kong, Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong
  •     Meng Zhao Konishi, Department of Economics, Waseda University
  •     Jihong Liu, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina
  •     Xiaodong Liu, Department of Psychology, Brandeis University
  •     Chunping Lu, Northwest Normal University
  •     Albert Park, Department of Economics, University of Michigan
  •     Tanja Sargent, Graduate School of Education, Rutgers University
  •     Baicai Sun, School of Education, Northwest Normal University
  •     Jiayi Wang, School of Education and Vice President, Northwest Normal University
  •     Sangui Wang, School of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, Renmin University
  •     Yuping Zhang, Department of Sociology, Lehigh University


  •     Guo Li, the World Bank
  •     Hongwei Meng, China National Institute of Educational Research
  •     Jianxin Zhang, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  •     Yanhong Zhang, United Nations Economic and Social Commission of Asia and the Pacific