BSc, MSc (East China Normal)
Urbanization and migration analysis
Spatial population modeling
Inter-city competition and cooperation
Urban and regional development
Pearl River Delta and China
SHEN Jianfa (2018), Urbanization, Regional Development and Governance in China, 184pags. Oxford: Routledge. (https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/9781351389235).
SHEN Mingrui and SHEN Jianfa (2018),” Governing the countryside through state-led programmes: A case study of Jiangning District in Nanjing, China”, Urban Studies, vol. 55, no. 7, pp. 1439-1459.
SHEN Jianfa and Gordon KEE (2017), Development and Planning in Seven Major Coastal Cities in Southern and Eastern China, 254pgs. Berlin: Springer.
SHEN Jianfa and LIN Lijie (2017), “State-sponsored and spontaneous urbanization in Fujian province of China, 1982-2010”, Cities, vol. 60, Part B, pp. 420-427.
SHEN Jianfa and LIU Ye (2016), “Skilled and less-skilled interregional migration in China: A comparative analysis of spatial patterns and the decision to migrate in 2000-2005”, Habitat International, vol. 57, pp. 1-10.
SHEN Jianfa and YANG Xiaolan (2014), “Analyzing urban competitiveness changes in major Chinese cities 1995-2008", Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 361-379.
SHEN Jianfa (2007), "Scale, state and the city: urban transformation in post reform China". Habitat International, vol. 31, no. 3-4, pp. 303-316.
SHEN Jianfa, WONG Kwan-Yiu and FENG Zhiqiang (2002), "State sponsored and spontaneous urbanization in the Pearl River Delta of south China, 1980-1998". Urban Geography, vol. 23, no. 7, pp. 674-694.
WONG Kwan Yiu and SHEN Jianfa (eds) (2002), Resource Management, Urbanization and Governance in Hong Kong and the Zhujiang Delta, 307pgs. Hong Kong: The Chinese University Press.
Director, Research Centre for Urban and Regional Development, Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies
Associate Director, Shanghai-Hong Kong Development Institute