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Yu Xie

Off-Campus Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Director, Center on Contemporary China, Princeton University.

Professor, Sociology, Princeton University.

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Dr. Xie studies social stratification and social mobility. His recent research is on factors related to recruitment into scientific professions. His other research interests include statistical methods and demographic techniques. He teaches courses on methods and statistics.

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Xie, Yu, and Alexandra Achen Killewald. 2012. Is American Science in Decline? Boston: Harvard University Press. Abstract.

Xie, Yu. 2010. Regression Analysis. Beijing: Social Sciences Academic Press.

Powers, Daniel, and Yu Xie. 2008. Statistical Methods for Categorical Data Analysis, 2nd Edition. Emerald Group Publishing Limited. Abstract.

Thornton, Arland, William G. Axinn, and Yu Xie. 2007. Marriage and Cohabitation. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Abstract.

Xie, Yu. 2006. She hui xue fang fa yu ding liang yan jiu (Sociological methodology and quantitative research). Beijing: Social Science Academic Press.

Scott, Jacqueline L., and Yu Xie. 2006. . (Eds)Quantitative Social Science. London: Sage. Abstract.

Scott, Jacqueline L., and Yu Xie. 2005. Quantitative Social Science. London: Sage.

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