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Siwei Cheng

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of California at Los Angeles.

Ph.D., University of Michigan

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

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Journal Articles

Cheng, Siwei. 2016. "The Accumulation of (Dis)advantage: The Intersection of Gender and Race in the Long-Term Wage Effect of Marriage." American Sociological Review, 81(1): 29-56. DOI. Abstract.

Xie, Yu, Siwei Cheng, and Xiang Zhou. 2015. "Assortative mating without assortative preference." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 112(19): 5974-5978. PMCID: PMC4434718. DOI. Abstract.

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.