Yuxiao Li

Email: y.li.21@research.gla.ac.uk

Adress: Urban Big Data Centre, 7 Lilybank Gardens, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8RZ 

Research title: Understanding the informality and formality in China’s rental-dominated neighbourhoods

Research Summary

Ph.D project

Yuxiao's Ph.D research focuses on exploring the development of rental housing in the neighborhoods in urban China. Her work examines the socio-spatial dynamics of neighbourhoods experiencing rental growth, the interplay between informality and formality in rental policies and practices, and the social impacts of these developments.


Research interests

  • Housing and neighbourhood
  • Urban redevelopment and gentrification
  • Urban transformation and socio-spatial inequality
  • Urban informality