ZHU Ling
Assistant Professor
+852 39435218

Research Interests

Chinese Society
Computational Social Science
Economic Sociology
Organizations and Work
Political Sociology
Quantitative Methods
Social Inequality and Stratification
Social Networks

Selected Publications

Forthcoming. Zhu, Ling *. “How Does the Chinese Bureaucracy Sustain Economic Growth without Stable Local Political Leaders? Stratified Spatial Mobility and the Role of Stable Political Elites in Local Governments.” Journal of Asian Public Policy. (SSCI)

Forthcoming. Zhu, Ling * and Xueguang Zhou. “Bureaucrats, Local Elites, and Economic Developments: Evidence from Chinese Counties.” In Economies, Institutions, and Territories: Dissecting Nexuses in A Changing World. Edited by Luca Storti, Giulia Urso, and Neil Reid. Routledge.

2021    Liu, J., Y Sui, L Zhu, X Zhou. “Modelling and Evaluating Hierarchical Network: An Application to Personnel Flow Network. Studies in Computational Intelligence. 944: 474-484. (SCI)


2020    Zhu, Ling *. “Tradition-modern Duality: Cultural Characteristics of Urban Villages through the Lens of A Rural Protest”. Tsinghua Sociological Review (in Chinese). 13:125-147.

2020    Zhu, Ling * and Tony Tam. “Negative Ability Bias from Conditioning on a Confounded Mediator: A Directed Interaction Test and Case Study”. Social Science Research. 87: 102401. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0049089X19310439?casa_token=KowMXSx34SsAAAAA:y2wg2cu1ZOwHebhX3eFT35mvXin3Mj0BrBPR-Ghp83GgVq98x_v30MUIV4hVtENyOe9QFLK0R-RH

2020    Zhou, Xueguang, Yu Ai, Jianhua Ge, Huijun Gu, Lan Li, Qinglian Lu, Wei Zhao, and Ling Zhu. “The Party-Government Relationship in the Chinese Bureaucracy: Evidence from Patterns of Personnel Flow.” Society/Shehui (in Chinese). 40(2):137-67. http://gb.oversea.cnki.net/kcms/detail/detail.aspx?filename=SHEH202002005&DBName=cjfdtotal&dbcode=cjfd

2019    Zhu, Ling * and Tony Tam. “Have Party Premiums Disappeared in Post-2000 China? The Influence of Negative Ability Bias from Position Conditioning.” Chinese Journal of Sociology. 5(1): 57-79. https://journals.sagepub.com/eprint/7KTqYsVg2vagaGmzuVWf/full

2018    Zhu, Ling *. “Intergenerational Housing Asset Transfer and The Reproduction of Housing Inequality in Urban China.” Chinese Journal of Sociology. 4(4):453-480. http://journals.sagepub.com/eprint/wwSuCaq2gpAukwcxNtWC/full#_i34

2018     Zhou, Xueguang, Yu Ai, Jianhua Ge, Huijun Gu, Lan Li, Qinglian Lu, Wei Zhao, and Ling Zhu. “Stratified Spatial Mobility in the Chinese Bureaucracy: A Model and Empirical Evidence.” Society (in Chinese). 38(3):1-45. http://www.society.shu.edu.cn/EN/abstract/abstract17056.shtml

  • SOCI 5631 Contemporary Chinese Society
  • SOCI 6002 Advanced Methodology
  • SOCI 6010 Guided Studies I
  • SOCI 6020 Guided Studies II
  • UGEA 2190 Chinese Society