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Xiang Zhou

Graduate Student, Population Studies Center.

Graduate Student, Department of Sociology.

Graduate Student, Department of Statistics.

Sociology and Statistics, Year: advanced

PSC Mentor: Yu Xie

Dissertation Committee: Yu Xie, Arland Thornton, Kerby A. Shedden, Jeffrey A. Smith

Research Interests: social demography and methodology

Recent Publications

Journal Articles

Zhou, Xiang. Forthcoming. "Shrinkage Estimation of Log Odds Ratios for Comparing Mobility Tables." Sociological Methodology. Abstract.

Zhou, Xiang, and Yu Xie. Forthcoming. "Propensity-Score-Based Methods versus MTE-Based Methods in Causal Inference: Identification, Estimation, and Application." Sociological Methods and Research. NIHMSID: NIHMS418236.

Zhou, Xiang. Online Access 2014. "Increasing Returns to Education, Changing Labor Force Structure, and the Rise of Earnings Inequality in Urban China, 1996-2010." Social Forces, . DOI. Abstract.

Xie, Yu, and Xiang Zhou. 2014. "Income inequality in today's China." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111(19): 6928-6933. PMCID: PMC4024912. DOI. Abstract.

Zhou, Xiang. 2012. "A Nonparametric Index of Stratification." Sociological Methodology, 42(1): 365-389. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Xie, Yu, and Xiang Zhou. 2012. "Modeling individual-level heterogeneity in racial residential segregation." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 109(29): 11646-11651. PMCID: PMC3406804. DOI. Abstract.

PSC Reports

Xie, Yu, and Xiang Zhou. "Modeling Individual-Level Heterogeneity in Racial Residential Segregation." PSC Research Report No. 12-753. January 2012. Abstract. PDF.

Zhou, Xiang, and Yu Xie. 2011. "Propensity-Score-Based Methods versus MTE-Based Methods in Causal Inference." PSC Research Report No. 11-747. December 2011. Abstract. PDF.