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Xiaogang Wu

Professor, Division of Social Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Off-Campus Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Director, Center for Applied Social and Economic Research, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Ph.D., UCLA

Dr. Wu's research interests include internal migration from rural to urban areas in China; social stratification and mobility in state socialist and post-socialist societies; labor markets issues in transition economies; education and social inequality; and the change of residential patterns in Shanghai.

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Journal Articles

Zhang, Zhuoni, Shige Song, and Xiaogang Wu. 2017. "Exodus from Hunger: The Long-Term Health Consequences of the 1959-1961 Chinese Famine." Biodemography and Social Biology, 63(2): 148-166. DOI. Abstract.

He, Guangye, and Xiaogang Wu. 2017. "Marketization, Occupational Segregation, and Gender Earnings Inequality in Urban China." Social Science Research, 65: 96-111. DOI. Abstract.

Zhang, Zhuoni, and Xiaogang Wu. 2017. "Occupational segregation and earnings inequality: Rural migrants and local workers in urban China." Social Science Research, 61(January 2017): 57-74. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Xu, Duoduo, and Xiaogang Wu. 2017. "The Rise of the Second Generation: Aspirations, Motivations and Academic Success of Chinese Immigrants' Children in Hong Kong." Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 43(7): 1164-1189. DOI. Abstract.

Miao, Jia, and Xiaogang Wu. 2016. "Urbanization, socioeconomic status and health disparity in China." Health and Place, 42(November 2016): 87-95. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Wu, Xiaogang, and Guangye He. 2016. "Changing Ethnic Stratification in Contemporary China." Journal of Contemporary China, 25(102): 938-954. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Wu, Xiaogang, and Zhuoni Zhang. 2015. "Population Migration and Children's School Enrollments in China, 1990–2005." Social Science Research, 53: 177-190. DOI. Abstract.

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