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Xiaogang Wu's Select Publications

Journal Articles

Wu, Xiaogang, and Xi Song. 2014. "Ethnic Stratification amid China’s Economic Transition: Evidence from the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region." Social Science Research, 44: 158-172. Abstract. Licensed Access.

Wu, Xiaogang. 2013. "Redrawing the Boundaries: Work Units and Social Stratification in Urban China." Chinese Sociological Review, 45(4): 6-28. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Wu, Xiaogang. 2011. "The Household Registration System and Rural-Urban Educational Inequality in Contemporary China." Chinese Sociological Review, 44(2): 31-51. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Zhang, Zhuoni, and Xiaogang Wu. 2011. "Social Change, Cohort Quality and Economic Adaptation of Chinese Immigrants in Hong Kong, 1991-2006." Asia and Pacific Migration Journal, 20(1): 1-29. Abstract. Public Access.

Wu, Xiaogang. 2010. "Voluntary and Involuntary Job Mobility and Earnings Inequality in Urban China, 1993-2000." Social Science Research, 39(3): 382-395. DOI. Abstract.

Wu, Xiaogang. 2010. "Economic Transition, School Expansion and Educational Inequality in China, 1990-2000." Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 28(1): 91-108. DOI. Abstract.

Wu, Xiaogang. 2009. "Income Inequality and Distributive Justice: A Comparative Analysis of Mainland China and Hong Kong." China Quarterly, 200: 1033-1052. DOI. Abstract.

Xie, Yu, Qing Lai, and Xiaogang Wu. 2009. "Danwei and social inequality in Contemporary Urban China." Research in Sociology of Work, 19: 283-308. PMCID: PMC2828673. DOI. Abstract.

Lin, Thung-hong, and Xiaogang Wu. 2009. "The Transformation of the Chinese Class Structure, 1978-2005." Social Transformations in Chinese Societies, 5: 81-116. Abstract.

Xie, Yu, and Xiaogang Wu. 2008. "Danwei Profitability and Earnings Inequality in Urban China." The China Quarterly, 195 : 558-581. PMCID: PMC2864038. DOI. Abstract.

Wu, Xiaogang, and Donald J. Treiman . 2007. "Inequality and equality under Chinese socialism: the Hukou system and intergenerational occupational mobility." American Journal of Sociology, 113(2): 415-45. DOI.

Wu, Xiaogang. 2007. "Family Resources and Educational Stratification: The Case of Hong Kong, 1981-2001." Social Transformations in Chinese Societies, 3: 173-201.

Wu, Xiaogang. 2006. "Communist Cadres and Market Opportunities: Entry into Self-employment in China, 1978-1996." Social Forces, 85(1): 389-411. Abstract.

Xie, Yu, and Xiaogang Wu. 2005. "Reply to Market premium, social process, and statisticism." American Sociological Review, 70(5): 865-870.

Wu, Xiaogang, and Donald J. Treiman. 2004. "The Household Registration System and Social Stratification in China: 1955-1996." Demography , 41(2): 363-384. Abstract.

Wu, Xiaogang, and Yu Xie. 2003. "Does the Market Pay Off? Earnings Returns to Education in Urban China." American Sociological Review, 68(3): 425-442. Abstract.

Wu, Xiaogang. 2002. "Work Units and Income Inequality: The Effect of Market Transition in Urban China." Social Forces, 80(3): 1069-1099. Abstract.

Chapters

Wu, Xiaogang, and Zhuoni Zhang. 2010. "Changes in Educational Inequality in China, 1990-2005: Evidence from the Population Census Data." In Globalization, Changing Demographics, and Educational Challenges in East Asia (Research in the Sociology of Education, Volume 17) edited by Bruce Fuller and Emily Hannum. Emerald Group Publishing Limited. DOI. Abstract.

Wu, Xiaogang. 2009. "Household Registration, Social Exclusion, and Rural Migrants in Cities." In Socialist China, Capitalist China edited by G. Wu and H. Lansdowne. Routledge.

PSC Reports

Wu, Xiaogang, Hua Ye, and Gloria Guangye He. 2014. "Fertility Decline and Women’s Status Improvement in China." PSC Research Report No. 14-812. January 2014. Abstract. PDF.

Wu, Xiaogang, and Zhuoni Zhang. 2013. "Population Migration and Children’s School Enrollments in China, 1990-2005." PSC Research Report No. 13-794. June 2013. Abstract. PDF.

Wu, Xiaogang. 2013. "Redrawing the Boundaries: Work Units and Social Stratification in Urban China." PSC Research Report No. 13-795. July 2013. Abstract. PDF.

Wu, Xiaogang, and Jun Li. 2013. "Economic Growth, Income Inequality and Subjective Well-being: Evidence from China." PSC Research Report No. 13-796. July 2013. Abstract. PDF.

Zhang, Zhuoni, and Xiaogang Wu. 2013. "Registration Status, Occupational Segregation, and Rural Migrants in Urban China." PSC Research Report No. 13-809. November 2013. Abstract. PDF.

Wu, Xiaogang, and Xi Song. 2013. "Ethnicity, Migration, and Social Stratification in China: Evidence from Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region." PSC Research Report No. 13-810. November 2013. Abstract. PDF.

Wu, Xiaogang. 2011. "The Household Registration System and Rural-Urban Educational Inequality in Contemporary China." PSC Research Report No. 11-735. April 2011. Abstract. PDF.

Jansen, Wim, and Xiaogang Wu. 2011. "Income Inequality in Urban China, 1978-2005." PSC Research Report No. 11-736. April 2011. Abstract. PDF.

Zhang, Zhuoni, and Xiaogang Wu. 2010. "Social Change, Cohort Quality, and Economic Assimilation of Chinese Immigrants in Hong Kong, 1991-2006." PSC Research Report No. 10-711. June 2010. Abstract. PDF.

Wu, Xiaogang. 2007. "Family Resources and Educational Stratification: The Case of Hong Kong, 1981-2001." PSC Research Report No. 07-624. May 2007. Abstract. PDF.

Wu, Xiaogang. 2007. "Economic Transition, School Expansion, and Educational Inequality in China, 1990-2000." PSC Research Report No. 07-627. September 2007. Abstract. PDF.

Wu, Xiaogang, and Donald Treiman. 2006. "Inequality and Equality under a State Socialist Regime: Occupational Mobility in Contemporary China." PSC Research Report No. 06-598. April 2006. Abstract. PDF.

Wu, Xiaogang. 2006. "Socialist Workers in the Market Transition: Voluntary and Involuntary Job Mobility and Earnings Inequality in Urban China, 1993-2000." PSC Research Report No. 06-613. December 2006. Abstract. PDF.

Xie, Yu, and Xiaogang Wu. 2005. "Market Premium, Social Process, and Statistical Naivety: Further Evidence on Differential Returns to Education in Urban China." PSC Research Report No. 05-578. July 2005. Abstract. PDF.

Wu, Xiaogang. 2005. "Registration Status, Labor Migration, and Socioeconomic Attainment in China's Segmented Labor Markets." PSC Research Report No. 05-579. July 2005. Abstract. PDF.

Wu, Xiaogang, and Donald J. Treiman. 2002. "The Household Registration System and Social Stratification in China: 1955-1996." PSC Research Report No. 02-499. April 2002. Abstract. PDF.

Wu, Xiaogang, and Yu Xie. 2002. "Does the Market Pay Off? Earnings Inequality and Returns to Education in Urban China." PSC Research Report No. 02-500. April 2002. Abstract. PDF.

Wu, Xiaogang. 2002. "Embracing the Market: Entry to Self-Employment in Transitional China, 1978 -1996." PSC Research Report No. 02-526. August 2002. Abstract. PDF.