Yan Ming

Visiting Research Scholar
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Yan Ming is an associate professor of Department of Sociology and Social work, Capital Normal University, China. She received her PhD in Economics from Renmin University of Chin, specializing in Population, Resources and Environmental Economics. Her research interests focus on educational issues of migrant children in contemporary China. Recently Ming studies the evolution of family ties and structures in China on the ground of demographic transition and family transformation, as well as the influence of family status on children’s academic performance, with an emphasis on the implications of adjustment of family planning policy. In Princeton Ming will use NCES, CEPS data to do some longitudinal studies with Prof. Yu Xie, which discuss the relationship among family socio-economic status, parental involvement, teacher’s support and student’s academic performance, and verify the mediating effect of parental involvement and regulating effect of teachers’ support on student’s academic performance.