Department of Geography and Resource Management (GRM), The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Dr. LI Jing

Faculty Member

Dr. LI Jing


PhD (PolyU)

(852) 3943-6537


PI: Evaluating the Impact of New Town Development: A Piketty’s Framework. Public Policy Research

Co-PI: Assessment and Implementation of Non-pharmaceutical Interventions to Avoid COVID-19 Resurgences: Accounting for Human Mobility, Contacts and Behavioral Change Using Both Big and Small data. Collaborative Research Fund



  • Li, J., Lu, W.S., Peng,Y., Yuan, H.P. & Wang, D.K. (Eds.). (2023). Proceedings of the 27th International Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate. Springer.
  • Huang, Y.X., Li, J. & Wang D.K. (2023). New Town Development and Housing Affordability: A Case Study in Hong Kong. Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science, 23998083231196405
  • Liang C., Huang Y.X., Yip T.L. & Li, J. (2022). Does rail transit development gentrify neighborhoods? Evidence from Hong Kong. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 155(11), 354-372
  • Gong W.H., & Li, J. (2022). The territorial impact of high-speed rail on urban land system. Cities, 125,103581
  • Li, J., Fang, W.X., Shi, Y. Ren, C. (2021). Assessing Economic, Social and Environmental Impacts on Housing Prices in Hong Kong: A Time Series Study of 2006, 2011 and 2016. Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, DOI: 10.1007/s10901-021-09898-x
  • Zhang, Z., Li, J., Fung, T., Yu, H.Y., Mei, C.L., Leung, Y. & Zhou, Y. (2021). Multiscale geographically and temporally weighted regression with a unilateral temporal weighting scheme and its application in the analysis of spatiotemporal characteristics of house prices in Beijing. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 1-25.
  • Tan, X.Y., Huang, B., Batty, M. & Li, J. (2021). Urban Spatial Organization, Multifractals, and Evolutionary Patterns in Large Cities. Annals of the American Association of Geographers, 111 (5), 1539-1558.
  • Cheong, T.S., Li, J. & Cheng, W.W. (2021). Distribution Dynamics of China’s Regional Housing Price Disparity. International Journal of Urban Sciences, 25(1), 51-70.
  • Li, Y., Chevallier, J., Wei, Y.G., & Li, J. (2020). Identifying price bubbles in the US, European and Asian natural gas market: Evidence from a GSADF test approach. Energy Economics, 104740.
  • Wei, Y.G., Li, Y., Li, J., Wang, Y., & Qiang, Z.Y. (2020). Regional and Longitudinal Disparity of Housing Bubbles in the U.S. markets: Evidence from GSADF Tests. Journal of Urban Planning and Development, 146(1), 04019027.
  • Li, J., Wei, Y.G. & Chiang, Y.H. (2020). Bubbles or Cycles? Housing Price Dynamics in China’s Major Cities. International Journal of Strategic Property Management, 24(2), 90-101.
  • Li, J., Cheong, T.S., Shen, J.F. & Fu, D.H. (2019). Urbanization and Rural-Urban Consumption Disparity: Evidence from China. The Singapore Economic Review, 64(4), 983-996.
  • Cheong, T.S., Cheng, A. & Li, J. (2019). Evolutionary trend of foreign investment in China: A combined decomposition and transitional dynamics approach. The Singapore Economic Review, 64(4), 1037-1055.
  • Cheong, T. S., Li, J., & Shi, X. (2019). Regional disparity and convergence of electricity consumption in China: A distribution dynamics approach. China Economic Review, 58, 101154.
  • Li, J., Cheng, A., & Cheong, T.S. (2017). Home Purchase Restriction and Housing Price: A Distribution Dynamics Analysis. Regional Science and Urban Economics, 67, 1-10.
  • Choy, L., & Li, J. (2017). The Role of Higher Education in China’s Inclusive Urbanization. Cities, 60, 504-510.
  • Li, J. (2016). Housing Policies in Hong Kong, China and the People’s Republic of China. ADBI Working Paper No. 566.
  • Wei, Y.G., Huang, C., Li, J., & Xie, L. (2016). An Evaluation Model for Urban Carrying Capacity: A Case Study of China’s Mega-Cities. Habitat International, 53, 87-96.
  • Li, J., & Xu, Y. (2016). Evaluating Restrictive Measures Containing Housing Prices in China: A Data Envelopment Analysis Approach. Urban Studies, 53(12), 2654-2669.
  • Xu, Y., Li, J., & Jiao, S. (2016). The impacts of Chinese urbanization on farmers’ social networks, evidence from the urbanization led by farmland requisition in Shanghai. Journal of Urban Planning and Development, 142(2), 05015008.
  • Chiang, Y.H., Li, J., Zhou, L., Wong, F.K.W., & Lam, P.T.I. (2016). Evaluating Sustainable Building Maintenance Projects in Hong Kong: Balancing Economic, Social and Environmental Impacts. Journal of Construction and Engineering Management, 142(2), 06015003.
  • Chiang, Y.H., Li, J., Zhou, L., Wong, F.K.W. & Lam, P.T.I. (2015). The nexus among employment opportunities, life-cycle costs, and carbon emissions: A case study of sustainable building maintenance in Hong Kong. Journal of Cleaner Production, 109, 326-335.
  • Zhang, R., Li, J., Du, Q.Y., & Ren, F. (2015). Basic Farmland Zoning and Protection under Spatial Constraints by Particle Swarm Optimization Multi-Objective Decision Model: A Case Study of Yicheng, China. Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, 42(6), 1098-1123.
  • Li, J. (2014). Land sale venue and economic growth path: Evidence from China’s urban land market. Habitat International, 41, 307-313.
  • Chiang, Y.H., Zhou, L., Li, J., Lam, P.T.I., & Wong, F.K.W. (2014). Achieving Sustainable Building Maintenance through Optimizing Life-cycle Carbon, Cost and Labor: A Case in Hong Kong. Journal of Construction and Engineering Management, 140(3), 05014001.
  • Li, J., Chiang, Y. H., Choi, T. N., & Man, K. F. (2013). Determinants of efficiency of contractors in Hong Kong and China: Panel data model analysis. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 139(9), 1211-1223.
  • Zhou, L., Li, J., & Chiang, Y.H. (2013). Promoting Energy Efficient Building in China through Clean Development Mechanism. Energy Policy, 57(6), 338-346.
  • Li, J., Chiang, Y. H., & Choy, L. (2011). Central–local conflict and property cycle: A Chinese style. Habitat International, 35(1), 126-132.   

Teaching Fields

  • Housing Policy
  • Land Development

Research interests

  • Real Estate and Housing
  • Belt and Road Initiative