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Chinese Name: 胡智勇

Variants: Hu, F., Hu, F. Z. Y.

Dr. Hu Zhiyong, Fox is Associate Professor at Department of Asian and Policy Studies, the Education University of Hong Kong. Prior to his current appointment, he was Post-doctoral Fellow at Department of Geography, The University of Hong Kong (2009-2012) and Assistant Professor at the Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences (2002-2006). His research and teaching interests focus on the spatial restructuring of China’s SOEs, the political economy of China’s ownership reform and industrial transformation, urban and regional development, urban land redevelopment and the social consequences of urban economic growth and housing development.

He has published widely in the areas of economic geography and urban and regional development. His articles appear in leading international journals such as Regional StudiesUrban StudiesEnvironment and Planning A (UK); Geoforum (UK); Eurasian Geography and Economics (USA); Applied Geography ; Habitat International (UK), as well as Chinese journals and book chapters.

Dr. Hu has received Research Output Prize from Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Science, The Education University of Hong Kong (2015), Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation Award from the University of Hong Kong (2007), Student paper competition award from China Geography Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers (2004) and Small Grant Research Award from Urban China Research Network (2004). He is the recipient of various grants from Hong Kong Research Grant Council, National Science Foundation of China, Peking University-Lincoln Institute Center for Urban Development and Land Policy.

Personal profile

  • Urban and Regional Development
  • China’s Market Transition
  • Regional Political Economy
  • Urban Land Redevelopment
  • The social outcomes of Housing

Professional information

Scopus ID: 8350486300

Scopus ID: 54794196600

ORCID : 0000-0002-4566-1772

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Research Outputs 2000 2019

  • 174 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
  • 22 Article
  • 7 Paper
  • 2 Chapter

Financializing Chinese cities: State-capital nexus and the uneven geography of housing speculation

LIN, G. C. S., SMART, A., LI, X. & HU, Z., 2019, In : Area Development and Policy. 4, 4, p. 436-454

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

development area
innovation policy

Towards inclusive urban development? New knowledge/creative economy and wage inequality in major Chinese cities

LIU, C. Y., HU, Z. & JEONG, J., 27 Jun 2019, In : Cities.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

urban development

Land readjustment in urbanizing China: Decentralization, profit concession, and redevelopment of village land in Chinese cities

LIN, G. C. S., LI, X., YEH, A., HE, S., HU, Z. & LIU, X., 2018, Global experiences in land readjustment: Urban legal case studies. HONG, Y-H. & TIERNEY, J. (eds.). Nairobi, Kenya: UN-Habitat, Vol. 7. p. 13-24

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter