• 1103 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
1993 …2020
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Personal profile

Education/Academic qualification

PHD, University of Southern California

… → 1997

MS, Peking University

… → 1985

BS, Beijing Normal University

… → 1982

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Research Output 1993 2018

  • 1103 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
  • 31 Article
  • 8 Chapter
  • 2 Book

Return Migration and Transnationalism: Evidence from Highly Skilled Academic Migration

Li, W., Sadowski-Smith, C. & Yu, W., Jul 3 2018, In : Papers in Applied Geography. 4, 3, p. 243-255 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

return migration
decision making
4 Citations (Scopus)

Precarity among highly educated migrants: college graduates in Beijing, China

Wang, H., Li, W. & Deng, Y., Apr 20 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Urban Geography. p. 1-20 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


U.S. Minority Depository Institutions at the Dawn of the Twenty-First Century

Li, W., Lo, L. & Xu, J., Oct 2 2017, In : Papers in Applied Geography. 3, 3-4, p. 243-261 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

twenty first century
twenty-first century
social capital

Financing immigrant small businesses in Canada and the United States

Li, W. & Lo, L., Jan 1 2015, The Housing and Economic Experiences of Immigrants in U.S. and Canadian Cities. University of Toronto Press, p. 328-352 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

small business
5 Citations (Scopus)

Intellectual migration and brain circulation: Conceptual framework and empirical evidence

Sadowski-Smith, C., Yu, W., Wang, H. & Li, W., May 8 2015, In : Journal of Chinese Overseas. 11, 1, p. 43-58 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

international migration

Projects 2001 2020