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Prof. Li Si-ming is an Emeritus Professor of the Department of Geography, and is a Research Professor of the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies (LEWI). He received his PhD Degree in Queen’s University, Canada. His main research focuses are urban housing and regional development, covering topics like urban-economic geography, transport geography and urbanization in China etc.

Research Interests

  • Urban-economic Geography
  • Transport Geography
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Urban Housing, especially China
  • Regional Development, especially China
  • Urbanization and Population Mobility in China

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land


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