Lin Li is a PhD student in the Department of International Development. Her research focuses on income inequality, health policy and gender wage gap. She holds a MSc in International Development from King’s, where her dissertation analyses the gender wage gap in China. Additionally, she has completed the master degree in World Economy from Nankai University in China.
Thesis title: 'Income Inequality and Maternal Health in China'
This research has three aims. The first is to investigate whether income inequality is negatively related to maternal health in China. The second is to further examine the relationship between income inequality and individual health in China, specifically regarding the existence of gender differentials. The third research aim focuses on the mechanism linking income inequality and maternal health.