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Chong Xiang

Chong Xiang

Professor of Economics

Education

Ph.D., Economics, University of Michigan
B.A., Economics, Zhongshan University (China)

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.).

Journal Articles

  • Xiang, Chong (2014). Product Cycles in U.S. Imports Data. forthcoming, Review of Economics and Statistics,
  • Hummels, David, Jorgensen, Rasmus, Munch, Jakob R., and Xiang, Chong (2014). The wage and employment effects of outsourcing: evidence from Danish matched worker-firm data. American Economic Review, vol. 104 (6), 1597-1629.
  • Hanson, Gordon, and Xiang, Chong (2013). Exporting Christianity: Governance and Doctrine in the Globalization of Protestant Denominations. Journal of International Economics, vol. 91 (2), 301-320.
  • Gordon Hanson and Chong Xiang (2011). Testing the Melitz Model of Trade: An Application to U.S. Motion Picture Exports. Journal of International Economics, vol. 83 14-26.
  • YoChul Choi, David Hummels and Chong Xiang (2009). Explaining Import Variety and Quality: the Role of the Income Distribution. Journal of International Economics, vol. 77 (2), 265-275.
  • Georg Schaur, Chong Xiang and Anya Savikhin (2008). Factor Uses and the Pattern of Specialization. Review of International Economics, vol. 16 (2), 368-382.
  • Chong Xiang (2007). Diversification Cones, Trade Costs and Factor Market Linkages. Journal of International Economics, vol. 71 (2), 448-466.
  • Chong Xiang (2007). New Goods and the Skill Premium. Journal of International Economics, vol. 71 (1), 133-147.
  • Xiang, C. (2005). New Goods and the Relative Demand for Skilled Labor. Review of Economics and Statistics, 285-298.
  • Xiang, C. & Hanson, G. H. (2004). The Home Market Effect and Bilateral Trade Patterns. American Economic Review, vol. 94 (4), 1108-1129.
  • Xiang, C. (2001). The Sufficiency of the ‘Lens Condition’ for Factor Price Equalization in the Case of Two Factors. Journal of International Economics, vol. 53 (2), 463-474.

Conference Paper (refereed)

  • Hummels, David, Munch, Jakob M., and Xiang, Chong (2014). Education and Labor Market Policies in an Offshoring Global Economy. Nordic Economic Policy Review,
  • Hummels, David, Munch, Jakob R., Skipper Lars, and Xiang, Chong (2012). Offshoring, Displacement, and Training: Evidence from Danish Matched Worker-Firm Data. American Economic Review Papers & Proceedings,

Book Chapters

  • Xiang, Chong (2009). Comment on Deng and Harrigan, China's Local Comparative Advantage. University of Chicago Press,
  • Gordon Hanson and Chong Xiang (2008). International Trade in Motion Picture Services. University of Chicago Press,
  • Xiang, C. (2002). Comment on Taiji Furusawa "Preferential Trade Arrangements Versus Open Regionalism: A Theoretical Analysis of APEC. University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor.
  • Xiang, C., Deardorff, A., Hymans, S., & Stern, R. (2001). Forecasting US Trade in Services. University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor.

Book Review

  • Chong Xiang (2011). A Review of Carl Davidson and Steven J. Matusz’ International Trade with Equilibrium Unemployment. Journal of Economic Literature,

Research In Progress

  • Hummels, David, Munch, Jakob R., and Xiang, Chong No Pain, No Gain: The Effects of Exports on Job Injury and Sickness.

Working Papers

  • Hummels, David, Munch, Jakob M., and Xiang, Chong (2014). Offshoring and Labor Markets (under revision, Journal of Economic Literature).
  • Chong Xiang on Exports and Health

    Professor Chong Xiang discusses his research on Exports and Health.

Contact

cxiang@purdue.edu
Phone: (765) 49-44499
Office: KRAN 405

Quick links

Personal website

Area(s) of Expertise

finance