We focus on land use and housing issues in Chinese cities with the aim to provide policy recommendations that help improve land use practices.
Hao Xi is a research assistant at the Center for Urban Future Research, Peking University, and is also responsible for communications and publicity for the PEAK team in Peking.
His research interests focus on the analysis and application of urban big data, as well as the combination of machine learning and public policy in urban areas.
He graduated from New York University's Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP). There he co-developed a web resource "The Map of Gentrification and Displacement in The Greater New York Area" in collaboration with the Urban Displacement Project and Local Initiatives Support Corporation.
He is now participating in the data analysis and model work of the project Housing Security System and Affordable Housing in China, and in the case study of the project Comprehensive Improvement Modes and Influencing Mechanism of Urban Villages in Guangzhou and Shenzhen.