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Siwei Cheng

Funded Research:

Unequal Trajectories: Three Papers on Inequality over the Life Course (Weinberg Research Fellowship)

Graduate Student, Population Studies Center.

Graduate Student, Joint Doctoral Program in Public Policy and Social Science, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.

Public Policy and Sociology, Year: 5

PSC Mentor: Yu Xie

Research Interests: The life course trajectories of inequality; Work, occupation, and earnings inequality; Social networks in the social context; China.

Recent Publications

Journal Articles

Cheng, Siwei, and Yu Xie. 2013. "Structural effect of size on interracial friendship." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(18): 7165-9. PMCID: PMC3645520. DOI. Abstract.

PSC Reports

Cheng, Siwei, and Yu Xie. 2012. "Size Matters: The Structural Effect on Social Relations." PSC Research Report No. 12-756. March 2012. Abstract. PDF.