Minchao Jin is a Clinical Associate Professor at NYU Silver’s MSW Program at Shanghai and New York. His research areas are global social development, with a particular focus on financial capability. Together with colleagues, Dr. Jin assessed the status of poverty in China via asset-based approaches and made relevant policy suggestions. He also conducted research on how families in Africa can use livestock to improve child nutrition. His current work tries to answer what financial capability means and impacts, and how to improve financial capability for populations in developing countries.
Dr. Jin has practice experience in poverty alleviation and community development in several agencies from U.S., such as Fathers’ Support Center of St. Louis (Missouri, U.S.), the Department of Community Development of the City of East St. Louis (Illinois, U.S.) He has also actively engaged in social work and philanthropy practice in China, via providing program evaluation or training to various agencies.
Dr. Jin’s pedagogy values first the growth of students. He has taught both undergraduate and graduate students, and the courses including Social Work Research I, Human Behavior in the Social Environment I and II, Fundamental Statistics, Social Welfare Policies and Programs, Program Evaluation, and Social Development Theories.
Dr. Jin earned his PhD and MSW as a McDonnell Scholar at McDonnell International Scholars Academy at the Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis. He also has a bachelor degree of science awarded by Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.
The effectiveness of an egg-based intervention on improving the nutrition of poor school-age children in China: A quasi-experimental assessment
Chen, J. H. & Jin, M., May 2023, In : Nutrition. 109, 111994.
How are Income and Assets Associated with Food Insecurity? An Application of the Growth Mixture Modeling
Chen, J. H., Wu, C. F. & Jin, M., Feb 2023, In : Social Indicators Research. 165, 3, p. 959-973 15 p.
Comparing Financial Socialization and Formal Financial Education: Building Financial Capability
Jin, M. & Chen, Z., Jun 1 2020, In : Social Indicators Research. 149, 2, p. 641-656 16 p.
Family assets, parental expectation, and child educational achievement in China: A validation of mediation analyses
Fang, S., Huang, J., Wu, S., Jin, M., Kim, Y. & Henrichsen, C., May 2020, In : Children and Youth Services Review. 112, 104875.
Who are the Asset-Poor in China: A Comprehensive Description and Policy Implications
Yang, Y., Chen, J. H. & Jin, M., Oct 1 2019, In : Journal of Social Policy. 48, 4, p. 765-787 23 p.
Financial literacy research in China: The progress and the role of social work
Jin, M. & Yuan, Y., Sep 2019, In : Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare. 46, 3, 7, p. 131-157 27 p.
Financial Inclusion in China: Use of Credit
Chen, Z. & Jin, M., Dec 1 2017, In : Journal of Family and Economic Issues. 38, 4, p. 528-540 13 p.
Social work academia and policy in China
Jin, M., Li, X., Wu, L. & Lei, J., Mar 29 2017, Where Academia and Policy Meet: A Cross-National Perspective on the Involvement of Social Work Academics in Social Policy. Policy Press, p. 41-57 17 p.
Predicting doctor-patient conflict among families with children of chronic illness: A model based on family functioning theory
Li, X., Jin, M., Zhang, L.H. & Chen, Y.T., 2017, In : Journal of East China University of Science and Technology (Social Science). 32, 5, p. 48-53
Social innovations on land use in rural China: An asset-based analysis
Zhao, D. & Jin, M., Nov 20 2014, Asset-Building Policies and Innovations in Asia. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 242-254 13 p.
Household assets, school enrollment, and parental aspirations for children's education in rural China: Does gender matter?
Deng, S., Huang, J., Jin, M. & Sherraden, M., Apr 2014, In : International Journal of Social Welfare. 23, 2, p. 185-194 10 p.
The synthesis of a core-shell hybrid composite micro-sphere with controllable homogenous or heterogeneous multi-shell structure by multiple-growth via a combination method
Cao, M., Jin, M., Qiu, J., Zhao, X., Liu, Y., Zhang, X., Cai, Q. & Zhu, W., Mar 5 2014, In : Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. 444, p. 289-298 10 p.
Livestock production, animal source food intake, and young child growth: The role of gender for ensuring nutrition impacts
Jin, M. & Iannotti, L. L., Mar 2014, In : Social Science and Medicine. 105, p. 16-21 6 p.
Asset poverty in urban China: A study using the 2002 Chinese household income project
Huang, J., Jin, M., Deng, S., Guo, B., Zou, L. & Sherraden, M., Oct 2013, In : Journal of Social Policy. 42, 4, p. 763-781 19 p.
Social innovations on land use in rural China: an asset-based analysis
Zhao, D. & Jin, M., Jul 2013, In : China Journal of Social Work. 6, 2, p. 208-219 12 p.
Asset opportunity for the poor: An asset-based policy agenda towards inclusive growth in China
Deng, S., Sherraden, M., Huang, J. & Jin, M., Apr 2013, In : China Journal of Social Work. 6, 1, p. 40-51 12 p.
Health insurance in urban China: Disparity between peasant workers and legal urban residents
Jin, M., 2011, In : The International Journal of Health, Wellness and Society. 1, 1, p. 69-78
Synthesis of mesoporous silica spheres by using neutral-cationic surfactant and semi-batch growth
Qiu, J. Q., Zhao, X., Jin, M. C., Cai, Q. & Li, H. D., May 2006, In : Wuji Cailiao Xuebao/Journal of Inorganic Materials. 21, 3, p. 558-564 7 p.