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Research Output 1993 2019

2019
3 Citations (Scopus)

Social Networks and Subjective Wellbeing in Australia: New Evidence from a National Survey

Huang, X., Western, M., Bian, Y., Li, Y., Côté, R. & Huang, Y., Apr 1 2019, In : Sociology. 53, 2, p. 401-421 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

happiness
social network
satisfaction with life
evidence
social support
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

Getting a job through a web of Guanxi in China

Bian, Y., Jan 1 2018, Networks in the Global Village: Life in Contemporary Communities. Taylor and Francis, p. 255-278 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

China
social stratification
market economy
economy
market
1 Citation (Scopus)

Management and Organization Review Special Issue 'Social Networks €' the Dark and Bright Sides of Informal Networks'

Horak, S., Afiouni, F., Bian, Y., Ledeneva, A., Muratbekova-Touron, M. & Fey, C., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Management and Organization Review. p. 641-646 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Informal networks
Social networks
7 Citations (Scopus)

More or less guanxi: Trust is 60% network context, 10% individual difference

Burt, R. S., Bian, Y. & Opper, S., Jul 1 2018, In : Social Networks. 54, p. 12-25 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Individuality
entrepreneur
social structure
contact studies
Sampling Studies
1 Citation (Scopus)

More than double jeopardy: An intersectional analysis of persistent income disadvantages of Chinese female migrant workers

Wang, Y., Cheng, C. & Bian, Y., Apr 3 2018, In : Asian Journal of Women's Studies. 24, 2, p. 246-269 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

migrant worker
low wage
income
gender
labor market
2 Citations (Scopus)

Social Networks and Subjective Well-Being: A Comparison of Australia, Britain, and China

Bian, Y., Hao, M. & Li, Y., Dec 1 2018, In : Journal of Happiness Studies. 19, 8, p. 2489-2508 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social network
well-being
China
interaction
Group
2 Citations (Scopus)

The causal effect of social capital on income: A new analytic strategy

Shen, J. & Bian, Y., Jul 1 2018, In : Social Networks. 54, p. 82-90 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social capital
income
social relations
Joints
human capital
5 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of hukou and college education in China’s labour market

Xiao, Y. & Bian, Y., May 1 2018, In : Urban Studies. 55, 7, p. 1504-1524 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

labor market
education
China
wage
migrant
7 Citations (Scopus)

The Prevalence and the Increasing Significance of Guanxi

Bian, Y., Sep 1 2018, In : China Quarterly. 235, p. 597-621 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

reform
China
market
market economy
labor market
2 Citations (Scopus)

The Structure of Labor Markets in the US and China: Social Capital and Guanxi

DiTomaso, N. & Bian, Y., Mar 1 2018, In : Management and Organization Review. 14, 1, p. 5-36 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social capital
Guanxi
China
Labour market
Social structure
2017

Occupational interactions and income level: a social capital study using the first-order difference method

Liu, W., Chen, Y. & Bian, Y., Dec 1 2017, In : Journal of Chinese Sociology. 4, 1, 3.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social capital
income
interaction
model analysis
private sector
1 Citation (Scopus)
professional career
labor force
student
income
Group
8 Citations (Scopus)

The Comparative Significance of Guanxi

Bian, Y., Jun 1 2017, In : Management and Organization Review. 13, 2, p. 261-267 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Guanxi
2015
15 Citations (Scopus)

Beyond the Strength of Social Ties: Job Search Networks and Entry-Level Wage in Urban China

Bian, Y. & Huang, X., Jul 15 2015, In : American Behavioral Scientist. 59, 8, p. 961-976 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

job search
entry level
Salaries and Fringe Benefits
wage
China

Felt-suffering and its social variations in China

Bian, Y. & Shen, J., 2015, World Suffering and Quality of Life. Springer, p. 187-388 202 p. (Social Indicators Research Series; vol. 56).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

33 Citations (Scopus)

Information and favoritism: The network effect on wage income in China

Bian, Y., Huang, X. & Zhang, L., Jan 1 2015, In : Social Networks. 40, p. 129-138 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Salaries and Fringe Benefits
wage
China
income
Social Support

Institution-spanning social capital and its income returns in China

Bian, Y., Zhang, L., Wang, W. & Cheng, C., Aug 28 2015, Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Social Capital. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., p. 344-357 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

social capital
income
China
2 Citations (Scopus)

Job-search Networks and Wage Attainment in China: A Comparison of Job Changers and Non-changers

Huang, X. & Bian, Y., Mar 1 2015, In : International Journal of Japanese Sociology. 24, 1, p. 5-19 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

job search
entry level
wage
job seeker
China

Jobsearch Networks and Wage Attainment in China: A Comparison of Job Changers and Nonchangers

Huang, X. & Bian, Y., 2015, In : International Journal of Japanese Sociology. 24, 1, p. 5-23 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

Subjective Wellbeing of Chinese People: A Multifaceted View

Bian, Y., Zhang, L., Yang, J., Guo, X. & Lei, M., Jan 1 2015, In : Social Indicators Research. 121, 1, p. 75-92 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Support
Social Participation
social participation
Economic Development
Religion
5 Citations (Scopus)

The guanxi influence on occupational attainment in urban China

Bian, Y. & Huang, X., Sep 1 2015, In : Chinese Journal of Sociology. 1, 3, p. 307-332 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

job seeker
China
contact
reform
market
2014
16 Citations (Scopus)

Corporate social capital in chinese guanxi culture

Bian, Y. & Zhang, L., Jan 1 2014, Contemporary Perspectives on Organizational Social Networks. JAI Press., p. 421-443 23 p. (Research in the Sociology of Organizations; vol. 40).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

social capital
performance
Social capital
Guanxi
mobilization
2012

Ethnic networking in the transnational engagement of Chinese American scientists

Sun, X. E. & Bian, Y., Jul 1 2012, In : Asian Perspective. 36, 3, p. 435-461 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

networking
social network
China
interview
science
84 Citations (Scopus)

The chinese general social survey (2003-8)

Bian, Y. & Li, L., Oct 1 2012, In : Chinese Sociological Review. 45, 1, p. 70-97 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

data quality
survey research
Hong Kong
firm
science

The Formation of Social Capital among Chinese Urbanites: Theoretical Explanation and Empirical Evidence

Bian, Y., May 24 2012, Social Capital: An International Research Program. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

social capital
evidence
2009
30 Citations (Scopus)

Network resources and job mobility in China's transitional economy

Bian, Y. & Huang, X., Dec 1 2009, In : Research in the Sociology of Work. 19, p. 255-282 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

China
economy
resources
job change
job search
2008
5 Citations (Scopus)

Born out of networks: A sociological analysis of the emergence of the firm

Bian, Y., Jun 18 2008, Chinese Entrepreneurship in a Global Era. Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, p. 166-182 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Citations (Scopus)

Class Structure and Class Inequality in Urban China and Russia: Effects of Institutional Change or Economic Performance?

Bian, Y. & Gerber, T. P., May 27 2008, Urban China in Transition. Blackwell Publishing Ltd, p. 66-88 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

institutional economics
institutional change
Russia
China
economics
2006
14 Citations (Scopus)

The uneven distribution of cultural capital: Book reading in urban China

Wang, S., Davis, D. & Bian, Y., Jul 1 2006, In : Modern China. 32, 3, p. 315-348 34 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cultural capital
China
social class
social stratification
empirical analysis
2005
24 Citations (Scopus)
patriarchy
China
Decision Making
decision making
resources
49 Citations (Scopus)

Occupation, class, and social networks in urban China

Bian, Y., Breiger, R., Davis, D. & Galaskiewicz, J., Jan 1 2005, In : Social Forces. 83, 4, p. 1443-1468 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

social network
occupation
social stratification
cadre
China
2004
3 Citations (Scopus)

Urban Elites and Income Differential in China: 1988–1995

Bian, Y. & Zhang, Z., Jan 1 2004, In : Japanese Journal of Political Science. 5, 1, p. 51-68 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

elite
income
China
2003
77 Citations (Scopus)

Market transition and gender gap in earnings in urban China

Shu, X. & Bian, Y., Jan 1 2003, In : Social Forces. 81, 4, p. 1107-1145 39 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

China
gender
market
party member
family structure
6 Citations (Scopus)

Sociological Research on Reform-Era China

Bian, Y., Jan 1 2003, In : Issues and Studies. 39, 1, p. 139-174 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

social research
sociology
reform
China
study reform
2002
249 Citations (Scopus)

Chinese social stratification and social mobility

Bian, Y., Nov 19 2002, In : Annual Review of Sociology. 28, p. 91-116 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

social stratification
Social Mobility
China
occupational prestige
income distribution
23 Citations (Scopus)

Intercity variation in gender inequalities in China: Analysis of a 1995 national survey

Shu, X. & Bian, Y., Jan 1 2002, In : Research in Social Stratification and Mobility. 19, C, p. 269-309 41 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

China
gender
labor market
economic reform
human capital
29 Citations (Scopus)

Marketization and income distribution in urban China, 1988 and 1995

Bian, Y. & Zhang, Z., Jan 1 2002, In : Research in Social Stratification and Mobility. 19, C, p. 377-415 39 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

income distribution
income
China
human capital
party member
2001
86 Citations (Scopus)

Communist party membership and regime dynamics in China

Bian, Y., Shu, X. & Logan, J. R., Jan 1 2001, In : Social Forces. 79, 3, p. 805-841 37 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

party member
communist party
regime
China
survival strategy
118 Citations (Scopus)

Gendered resources, division of housework, and perceived fairness - A case in urban China

Zuo, J. & Bian, Y., Nov 1 2001, In : Journal of Marriage and Family. 63, 4, p. 1122-1133 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

housework
fairness
wife
husband
China
2000

Making sense of China's transformations

Bian, Y., Jan 1 2000, In : Contemporary Sociology. 29, 4, p. 613-624 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

China
1999
213 Citations (Scopus)

Housing inequality in Urban China in the 1990s

Logan, J. R., Bian, Y. & Bian, F., Jan 1 1999, In : International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. 23, 1, p. 7-25 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

housing
China
stratification
reform process
reform
1998
84 Citations (Scopus)

Intergenerational relations in urban China: Proximity, contact, and help to parents

Bian, F., Logan, J. R. & Bian, Y., Jan 1 1998, In : Demography. 35, 1, p. 115-124 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intergenerational relations
parents
contact
China
random sample
135 Citations (Scopus)

Tradition and change in the urban Chinese family: The case of living arrangements

Logan, J. R., Bian, F. & Bian, Y., Jan 1 1998, In : Social Forces. 76, 3, p. 851-882 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

life situation
parents
family policy
trend
mobile social services
1997
580 Citations (Scopus)

Bringing strong ties back in: Indirect ties, network bridges, and job searches in China

Bian, Y., Jan 1 1997, In : American Sociological Review. 62, 3, p. 366-385 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

job search
China
job seeker
helper
market economy
200 Citations (Scopus)

Guanxi networks and job mobility in China and Singapore

Bian, Y. & Ang, S., Jan 1 1997, In : Social Forces. 75, 3, p. 981-1005 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Singapore
China
helper
labor market
1996
13 Citations (Scopus)

Chinese occupational prestige: A comparative analysis

Bian, Y., Jan 1 1996, In : International Sociology. 11, 2, p. 161-186 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

occupational prestige
rating
occupation
prestige
Taiwan
336 Citations (Scopus)

Market transition and the persistence of power: The changing stratification system in urban China

Bian, Y. & Logan, J. R., Jan 1 1996, In : American Sociological Review. 61, 5, p. 739-758 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

persistence
income
China
market
transitional society
1994
167 Citations (Scopus)

Guanxi and the Allocation of Urban Jobs in China

Bian, Y., Dec 1 1994, In : The China Quarterly. 140, p. 971-999 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

China
allocation
1993
70 Citations (Scopus)

Inequalities in access to community resources in a chinese city

Logan, J. R. & Bian, Y., Jan 1 1993, In : Social Forces. 72, 2, p. 555-576 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

occupational education
housing
resources
community
income effect