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About Jiwei QIAN

Dr Qian Jiwei is Senior Research Fellow at the East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore. He is also a co-editor of the book series Social Policy and Development Studies in East Asia (Palgrave Macmillan). He obtained his B.Sc. in computer science from Fudan University, China and Ph.D. degree in Economics from the National University of Singapore. His research on health economics, health policy and social policy has been published in publications such as The China Quarterly, Health Economics, Policy and Law, Health Policy and Planning, Journal of European Social Policy, Journal of Education and Work, Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics, Journal of Social Policy, Land Use Policy, Public Administration and Development, Public Choice, Singapore Economic Review and Social Policy & Administration. His recent book is The Rise of the Regulatory State in the Chinese Health-Care System (World Scientific, 2017). He is also on the editorial board of China: An International Journal and East Asian Policy. His current research interests include health economics, political economy and development economics.


Present Senior Research Fellow, National University of Singapore ‐ East Asian Institute

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Political Economy, Development Economics, Health Economics, Social Policy

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Professional Service and Affiliations

2018 - Present Editorial Board Member of "East Asian Policy", National University of Singapore
2018 - Present Editorial Board Member of "China: An International Journal", National University of Singapore
2017 - Present Co-editor, book series "Social Policy and Development Studies in East Asia", Palgrave Macmillan
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Informal Sector in China (4)

Social Policy (8)

Health Policy (11)

Political Economy (12)