Professor, Division of Social Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
Director, Center for Applied Social and Economic Research, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
UM Colleague: Yu Xie
Dr. Wu's research interests include internal migration from rural to urban areas in China; social stratification and mobility in state socialist and post-socialist societies; labor markets issues in transition economies; education and social inequality; and
the change of residential patterns in Shanghai.
Wu, Xiaogang, and Xi Song. 2014. "Ethnic Stratiﬁcation amid China’s Economic Transition: Evidence from the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region." Social Science Research, 44: 158-172. Abstract. Licensed Access.
Wu, Xiaogang. 2013. "Redrawing the Boundaries: Work Units and Social Stratification in Urban China." Chinese Sociological Review, 45(4): 6-28. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.
Wu, Xiaogang. 2011. "The Household Registration System and Rural-Urban Educational Inequality in Contemporary China." Chinese Sociological Review, 44(2): 31-51. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.
Zhang, Zhuoni, and Xiaogang Wu. 2011. "Social Change, Cohort Quality and Economic Adaptation of Chinese Immigrants in Hong Kong, 1991-2006." Asia and Pacific Migration Journal, 20(1): 1-29. Abstract. Public Access.
Wu, Xiaogang. 2010. "Economic Transition, School Expansion and Educational Inequality in China, 1990-2000." Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 28(1): 91-108. DOI. Abstract.
Wu, Xiaogang. 2010. "Voluntary and Involuntary Job Mobility and Earnings Inequality in Urban China, 1993-2000." Social Science Research, 39(3): 382-395. DOI. Abstract.
Wu, Xiaogang. 2009. "Income Inequality and Distributive Justice: A Comparative Analysis of Mainland China and Hong Kong." China Quarterly, 200: 1033-1052. DOI. Abstract.
Xie, Yu, Qing Lai, and Xiaogang Wu. 2009. "Danwei and social inequality in Contemporary Urban China." Research in Sociology of Work, 19: 283-308. PMCID: PMC2828673. DOI. Abstract.
Lin, Thung-hong, and Xiaogang Wu. 2009. "The Transformation of the Chinese Class Structure, 1978-2005." Social Transformations in Chinese Societies, 5: 81-116. Abstract.
Xie, Yu, and Xiaogang Wu. 2008. "Danwei Profitability and Earnings Inequality in Urban China." The China Quarterly, 195 : 558-581. PMCID: PMC2864038. DOI. Abstract.
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