Yu XIE

Professor of Sociology, Princeton University

(Visiting professor at LIEPP from May 27th to June 21st 2019)

Princeton University

Bio :

Yu Xie is Bert G. Kerstetter ’66 University Professor of Sociology and Director of Paul and Marcia Wythes Center on Contemporary China, Princeton University. He is also a Visiting Chair Professor of the Center for Social Research, Peking University.  His main areas of interest are social stratification, demography, statistical methods, Chinese studies, and sociology of science.  His recently published works include: Marriage and Cohabitation (University of Chicago Press 2007) with Arland Thornton and William Axinn, Statistical Methods for Categorical Data Analysis with Daniel Powers (Emerald 2008, second edition), and Is American Science in Decline? (Harvard University Press, 2012) with Alexandra Killewald.  He was elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2004), Academia Sinica (2004), and the National Academy of Sciences (2009).  

Contributions :

Yu Xie gives a talk on June 4th, 2019 (joint LIEPP/OSC): Market Transition, Industrialization, and Social Mobility Trends in Post-Revolution China