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陕西快乐十分百宝彩:QnAs with C. Y. Cyrus Chu
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Cyrus Chu has had a distinguished career in the fields of economics and social science. His research interests include demography, law, and family economics, and he has published more than 100 professional articles and monographs, including two monographs on demography and family economics. Now a distinguished research fellow of economics at the Academia Sinica in Taiwan, Chu was elected as a foreign associate to the National Academy of Sciences in 2017. Chu tells PNAS readers about his latest research on using wealth correlations to depict the network of modern Chinese families, which he describes in his Inaugural Article (1).
PNAS:How did you become interested in studying wealth correlations and family networks?
Chu:Social scientists always want to pay attention to social status correlations, such as income, wealth, or educational achievement. In Thomas Piketty’s book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century (2), he studied wealth heredity (i.e., how the wealth of parents can pass on to the child’s generation). That is a wealth correlation, and it may change along the lines of social development: It may …