Zheng Mu

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Graduate Student

  • Affiliation(s)
    • Dual master student, Department of Statistics
    • Trainee, Population Studies Center, Institute for Social Research
  • Fields of Study
    • Social Demography
  • About

    I am interested in mechanisms underlying formation of marriage, especially how the macro social changes or social contexts result in the shifting patterns of marital choices.  Currently, I am mainly working on three research projects: trends of marital age homogamy at different stages of economic reforms in China (with Yu Xie); influence of local ethnic marriage market conditions on Chinese Muslim's marital choices (with Xiwei Wu); and differences in family attitudes and behaviors between Chinese Muslim and Han Majority in Gansu, China (with Qing Lai and Yu Xie).

  • Education
    • Peking University, Beijing, China, 2007
  • Research Areas of Interest
    • Attitudes/Beliefs/Behavior, Demography, Family, Quantitative Methodology, Racial & Ethnic Relations, Religion, Statistics, Stratification/Mobility