Scholars in Health Policy Research Program (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation)
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.
Xu, Hongwei, and Yu Xie. Forthcoming. "Assessing the Effectiveness of Anchoring Vignettes in Bias Reduction for Socioeconomic Disparities in Self-Rated Health among Chinese Adults." Sociological Methodology. NIHMSID: NIHMS669640. Abstract.
Xie, Yu. Forthcoming. "The effects of contextual and individual level factors on Chinese adults' attitudes towards social environments." Chinese Sociological Review.
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.
Wu, Qiong, and Yu Xie. 2014. "The Effects of Contextual and Individual-Level Factors on Chinese Adults' Attitudes Toward Social Environments." Chinese Sociological Review, 47(1): 84-102. NIHMSID: NIHMS671046. DOI. Abstract.