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Siwei Cheng

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: advanced

PSC Mentor: Yu Xie

Dissertation Committee: Yu Xie, Mary Corcoran, Jennifer S. Barber, Jeffrey A. Smith

M.A., University of Michigan

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. 2014. "A Life Course Trajectory Framework for Understanding the Intracohort Pattern of Wage Inequality." American Journal of Sociology, 120(3): 633-700. DOI. Abstract.

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.