Chong Xiang is Professor of Economics at Purdue. He has a diverse range of research interests, including how we should evaluate the qualities of educational systems across countries; how globalization and technology affect health, wages and inequality; how
size and time contribute to comparative advantage; and what factors shape the global trade in motion pictures and the globalisation of Christianity. His research is published in such academic journals as the
American Economic Review, Journal of International Economics, and Review of Economics and Statistics, and featured in such media outlets as the Washington Post, CTV news (Canada), and Public Ratio (U.S.).