Professor, Division of Social Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
Off-Campus Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.
Director, Center for Applied Social and Economic Research, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
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.
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, and Zhuoni Zhang. 2010. "Changes in Educational Inequality in China, 1990-2005: Evidence from the Population Census Data." In Globalization, Changing Demographics, and Educational Challenges in East Asia (Research in the Sociology of Education, Volume 17) edited by Bruce Fuller and Emily Hannum. Emerald Group Publishing Limited. DOI. Abstract.