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Yu Xie

Off-Campus Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Director, Center on Contemporary China, Princeton University.

Professor, Sociology, Princeton University.

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.

Recent Publications


Xie, Yu, and Alexandra Achen Killewald. 2012. Is American Science in Decline? Boston: Harvard University Press. Abstract.

Powers, Daniel, and Yu Xie. 2008. Statistical Methods for Categorical Data Analysis, 2nd Edition. Emerald Group Publishing Limited. Abstract.

Thornton, Arland, William Axinn, and Yu Xie. 2007. Marriage and Cohabitation. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Abstract.

Scott, Jacqueline L., and Yu Xie. 2006. . (Eds)Quantitative Social Science. London: Sage. Abstract.

Journal Articles

Xie, Yu, Michael Fang, and Kimberlee Akin Shauman. Forthcoming. "STEM Education." Annual Review of Sociology. NIHMSID: NIHMS715957. DOI. Abstract.

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, Alexandra Achen Killewald, and Christopher Near. Forthcoming. "Between- and Within-Occupation Inequality: The Case of High-Status Professions." ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. NIHMSID: NIHMS715944.

Raymo, James, Hyunjoon Park, Yu Xie, and Wei-Jun Jean Yeung. 2015. "Marriage and Family in East Asia: Continuity and Change." Annual Review of Sociology, 41: 471-492. DOI. Abstract.

Zhou, Jie, and Yu Xie. Online Access 2015. "Does Economic Development Affect Life Satisfaction? A Spatial–Temporal Contextual Analysis in China." Journal of Happiness Studies, . DOI. Abstract.

Xie, Yu, and Yonggai Jin. 2015. "Household Wealth in China." Chinese Sociological Review, 47(3): 203-229. NIHMSID: NIHMS715948. DOI. Abstract.

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