Kam Wing Chan is a Professor of Geography at University of Washington. His main research program focuses on the impact of social and political institutions on migration, urbanization and urban labor market in China. He specializes in China's cities, migration, employment, the household registration system and related statistics.
In recent years, he has served as a Consultant for the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, United Nations, and McKinsey & Co. on a number of policy projects related to China's cities and economy. His recent commentaries and interviews have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, BBC, China Radio International, CBC Radio, Caixin, China Daily and other media in Asia and the USA. He received a BA from University of Hong Kong and a PhD from University of Toronto. Visit his home page at the University of Washington website.