Aktuelles Forschungsprojekt

The multi-scalar embeddedness and returnee entrepreneurship in rural China


  • Return migration
  • Migrants’ entrepreneurship
  • Urbanization in peripheral / rural areas


03/2022 -

Postdoctoral research fellow in Economic Geography, University of Bern, Switzerland
01/2022 -
Professor in Human Geography, Shaanxi Normal University, China
01/2016 - 12/2021
Associate Professor in Human Geography, Shaanxi Normal University, China
07/2013 - 12/2015

Associate Research Fellow in Human Geography, Shaanxi Normal University, China


09/2009 - 12/2012
PhD in Human Geography, Sun Yat-Sen University, China
09/2006 - 07/2009
Master in Human Geography, South China Normal University, China
09/2002 - 07/2006 Bachelor in Agricultural and Forestry Economy Management, Jiangxi Agricultural University, China

Journal Article

Yin, Jiangbin., Li, Shangqian., Zhou, Liang*., Jiang, Lei., Ma, Wei. (2022). Spatial heterogeneity of economic growth pattern and influencing factors in formerly destitute areas of China. Journal of Geographical Sciences. 32(5): 829-852

Yin, Jiangbin., Huang, Xiaoyan*., Li, Jiyuan., Jin, Lixia., Chen, Le. (2021). Reurbanisation in my hometown? Effect of return migration on migrants' urban settlement intention. Population, Space and Place.  27(3): e2397.

Yin, Jiangbin., Cao, Jason., Huang, Xiaoyan*. (2021). Association between subway and life satisfaction: Evidence from Xi’an, China. Transportation Research Part D. 96: 102869.

Yin, Jiangbin., Huang, Xiaoyan*., Dong, Yunyun., Zhao, Min., Tan, Weibao. (2021). Dual-level impact of regional context and individual attributes on entrepreneurship among return migrants in China. Growth and Change. 52(2): 1099-1116.

Huang, Xiaoyan., Lu, Gaigai., Yin, Jiangbin*., Tan, Weibao. (2021). Non-linear associations between the built environment and the physical activity of children. Transportation Research Part D. 98: 102968.

Cao, Jason., Hao, Zhesong., Yang, Jiawen*., Yin, Jiangbin*., Huang, Xiaoyan. (2020). Prioritizing neighborhood attributes to enhance neighborhood satisfaction: An impact asymmetry analysis. Cities, 105:102854.

Li, Jiyuan., Feng, Xiao*., Yin, Jiangbin., Chen, Fang. (2020). Change analysis of spring vegetation green-up date in Qinba Mountains under the support of spatiotemporal data cube. Journal of Sensors, 6413654.

Yin, Jiangbin*., Cao, Jason.,  Huang, Xiaoyan.,  Cao, Xiaoshu. (2016). Applying the IPA-Kano model to examine environmental correlates of residential satisfaction: A case study of Xi'an. Habitat International,  53: 461-472.

Huang, Xiaoyan*., Cao, Jason., Cao, Xiaoshu., Yin, Jiangbin. (2016). How does the propensity of living near rail transit moderate the influence of rail transit on transit trip frequency in Xi'an? Journal of Transport Geography, 54: 194- 204.

殷江滨, 李尚谦, 姜磊, 程哲, 黄晓燕*, 路改改. (2021). 中国连片特困地区非农就业增长的时空特征与驱动因素. 地理学报, 76(6): 1471-1488. [Yin, Jiangbin., Li, Shangqian., Jiang, Lei., Cheng, Zhe., Huang, Xiaoyan*., Lu, Gaigai. (2021). The spatio-temporal variations and driving factors of non-farm employment growth in contiguous destitute areas of China. Acta Geographica Sinica, 76(6): 1471-1488.]

殷江滨*, 黄晓燕, 李尚谦. (2021). 回流创业研究进展及基于空间嵌入的研究框架. 地理研究, 40(10): 2856-2870. [Yin, Jiangbin*., Huang, Xiaoyan., Li, Shangqian. (2021). Research progress of returnee entrepreneurship and an analysis framework based on spatial embeddedness. Geographical Research, 40(10): 2856-2870.]

殷江滨*, 黄晓燕, 洪国志, 曹小曙, 高兴川. (2016). 交通通达性对中国城市增长趋同影响的空间计量分析. 地理学报, 71(10): 1767-1783. [Yin, Jiangbin*., Huang, Xiaoyan., Hong, Guozhi., Cao, Xiaoshu., Gao, Xingchuan. (2016). The effect of transport accessibility on urban growth convergence in China: A spatial econometric analysis. Acta Geographica Sinica, 71(10): 1767-1783.]


殷江滨. (2021). 我国中西部地区人口空间演变、回流与就业增长. 北京: 人民出版社. [Yin, Jiangbin. (2021). The spatial evolution, return migration and employment growth of population in central and western China. Beijing: People's Publishing House.]

殷江滨. (2015). 产业转移、土地流转与农村劳动力回流. 西安: 陕西师范大学出版总社. [Yin, Jiangbin. (2015). Industrial relocation, land transfer and return migration. Xi’an: Shaanxi Normal University General Publishing House.]