AWARDS AND HONORS Previous Recipients
Previous Recipients

2023, Pennsylvania, USA


Guodong Ju (London School of Economics and Political Science, UK), "Exploring and Explaining an Imagined LGBTQ+ Community on Chinese Social Media"

Honorable Mention:

Lai Wei (Princeton University, USA), "Labor Market Transformation and Effectively Maintained Immobility in the United States"

2022, Online


Kai Feng (University of Pennsylvania, USA), "Unequal Duties and Unequal Retirement: Decomposing the Women’s Labor Force Decline in Post-Reform China"

Co-Honorable Mention:

Xiuqi Yang (University of Pennsylvania, USA), "Duration and Timing of Parental Out-migration on Early Childhood Development in China"

Ziyao Tian (Princeton University, USA), "Inclusive Assimilation: Middle-Class Asian Parenting in Suburban America"

2021, Online


Yapeng Wang (The University of Virginia, USA), "Closing the Gender Gap in College Attendance: Variation by Family Background in China Over Time"

2020, Online


Yifan Shen (Brown University, USA), "The Nonlinear Linkage between Earnings Homogamy and Earnings Inequality between Married Couples"

2019, New York, USA


Yifeng Wan (Johns Hopkins University, USA), "When the State Retreats: Work Units, Marital Regulation, and Rising Divorce Rates in China"

Honorable Mention:

Wen Xie (University of Chicago, USA), "Double Bounded Autonomy and Regional Development: Pathways toward Capitalism in China"

2018, Princeton, USA


Cheng Cheng (Princeton University, USA), "Women's Education, Intergenerational Coresidence, and Household Decision-Making in China"

Fangqi Wen (New York University, USA), "Differential Fertility, Assortative Mating and Economic Inequality: An Unintended Consequence of China's One-Child Policy"

Co-Honorable Mentions:

Ran Liu (University of Pennsylvannia, USA), “Gender-Math Stereotype, Biased Self-Assessment, and Aspiration in STEM Careers: The Gender Gap among Early Adolescents in China”

Angran Li (University of Connecticut, USA), "Unfulfilled Promise of Educational Meritocracy? Academic Ability and Urban-Rural Gap in Access to Higher Education in China"