Ye Liu is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of International Development, King’s College London. Her research focuses on the long-term impacts of China’s one-child policy on women’s life chances, family formation, and intergenerational relationships. She is currently writing a book manuscript about siblingless urban women from the one-child generation, and on how patriarchy still holds those women back during their adult life including transitions to the labor market, marriage, and motherhood. She is also the author of Higher Education, Meritocracy and Inequality in China (Springer 2016).

Last Updated: May 5, 2021



What Should China Do about Its Aging Population?

Wang Feng, Karen Thornber & more
Though it has yet to be released, China’s latest ten-year census is certain to confirm what demographers have warned of for years: A labor crisis looms as the fertility rate remains low and the country ages at a dangerous speed. Five years after the...