Jinxian Wang



E-mail: j.wang@law.leidenuniv.nl  
Address: Steenschuur 25, 2311 ES  Leiden, room B208
Phone: ++31 71 527 6430

Research interests:

  • Social Security

  • Income Distribution


  • PhD track: Leiden University (Since October 2012)

  • Master of Economics: Central University of Finance and Economics, Major in Public Finance (2010-2012)

  • Bachelor of Economics: Qingdao Technological University, Major in Economics (2006-2010) 

Visiting Scholar

  • Herman Deleeck Centre for Social Policy, Antwerp University, October to November, 2014 (Funded by the European Commission’s 7th Framework Programme (FP7/2013-2017) under grant agreement n°312691, InGRID – Inclusive Growth Research Infrastructure Diffusion.)

Winter Schools and Summer Schools

  • Essex summer School in Social Science Data Analysis, Essex University, Essex, the United Kingdom August 2014.

Winter Schools and Summer Schools funded by InGRID

  • InGRID summer school: Advanced Poverty Research: Poverty and material deprivation dynamics, Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research, Esch-sure-Alzette, Luxembourg, July 2015. 

  • InGRID summer school: The gender gap revisited, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, July 2014.

  • InGRID winter school: Using EUROMOD, winter school in cross country microsimulation, Essex University, Essex, the United Kingdom, February 2014.

  • InGRID winter school: New skills and occupations in Europe: challenges and opportunities, Center for European Policy Studies, Brussels, Belgium, November 2013.


  • Scholarship from China Scholarship Council (2012-)

  • Excellent Graduate of Shangdong Province (2010)

  • The National Encouragement Scholarship (2007, 2009) 

  • Zong Zhuozhang Scholarship (2008)

Social Assistance and Minimum Income Benefit Reform in the OECD Countries



Last Modified: 01-08-2016