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Xiaogang Wu

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.

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Journal Articles

Zhang, Zhuoni, and Xiaogang Wu. 2017. "Occupational segregation and earnings inequality: Rural migrants and local workers in urban China." Social Science Research, 61(January 2017): 57-74. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Miao, Jia, and Xiaogang Wu. 2016. "Urbanization, socioeconomic status and health disparity in China." Health and Place, 42(November 2016): 87-95. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Wu, Xiaogang, and Guangye He. 2016. "Changing Ethnic Stratification in Contemporary China." Journal of Contemporary China, 25(102): 938-954. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Xu, Duoduo, and Xiaogang Wu. Online Access 2016. "The Rise of the Second Generation: Aspirations, Motivations and Academic Success of Chinese Immigrants' Children in Hong Kong." Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Wu, Xiaogang, and Zhuoni Zhang. 2015. "Population Migration and Children's School Enrollments in China, 1990–2005." Social Science Research, 53: 177-190. DOI. Abstract.

Wu, Xiaogang, and Guangye He. 2015. "The Evolution of Population Census Undertakings in China, 1953–2010." China Review, 15(1): 171-206. Abstract.

Wu, Xiaogang, Hua Ye, and Gloria Guangye He. 2014. "Fertility Decline and Women's Status Improvement in China." Chinese Sociological Review, 46(3): 2014. DOI. Abstract.

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