Dr. Feng Hou’s research focuses on socioeconomic
integration of immigrants and the second generation, dynamics of
social diversity, neighbourhood and community contextual effects,
and applied statistical techniques. He is a senior researcher with
Social Analysis Division, Statistics Canada. From 1996 to 1999,
he was a researcher with the Center for Addiction and Mental Health
and assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry, University
Feng Houís main current research interests are:
- Immigration and the second generation
- Socioeconomic status of racial minorities
- Urban residential patterns
- Applied quantitative methods
- Hou, Feng and John Myles. 2011. "Interracial marriage
and status-caste exchange in Canada and the United States."
Ethnic and Racial Studies 36(1):75-96.
- Hou, Feng and Simon Coulombe. 2010. "Earnings gaps for
Canadian-born visible minorities in the public and private sectors."
Canadian Public Policy 36(1):29-43.
- Hou, Feng and Zheng Wu. 2009. "Racial diversity, minority
concentration, and trust in Canadian urban neighborhoods."
Social Science Research 38(3):693-716.