Scholars in Health Policy Research Program (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation)
Modeling Individual-level Heterogeneity in Research on Racial Residential Segregation (PSC Initiatives Fund)
Research Professor, Population Studies Center.
Research Professor, Survey Research Center.
Faculty Associate, Center for Chinese Studies.
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
Dr. Xie studies social stratification and social mobility. His recent research is on factors related to recruitment into scientific professions. His other research interests include statistical methods and demographic techniques. He teaches courses on methods and statistics.
Scott, Jacqueline L., and Yu Xie. 2005. Quantitative Social Science. London: Sage.
Zeng, Zhen, and Yu Xie. Forthcoming. "The Effects of Grandparents on Children’s Schooling: Evidence from Rural China." Demography. NIHMSID: NIHMS514104.
Zhou, Xiang, and Yu Xie. Forthcoming. "Propensity-Score-Based Methods versus MTE-Based Methods in Causal Inference: Identification, Estimation, and Application." Sociological Methods and Research. NIHMSID: NIHMS418236.
Binstock, Georgina, Arland Thornton, M.J. Abbasi-Shavazi, Dirgha Ghimire, Yu Xie, and K.M. Yount. 2013. "Influences on the knowledge and beliefs of ordinary people about developmental hierarchies." International Journal of Comparative Sociology, 54(4): 325-344. DOI.
Cheng, Siwei, and Yu Xie. 2013. "Structural effect of size on interracial friendship." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(18): 7165-9. PMCID: PMC3645520. DOI.