Joint Centre for Development Studies Lecture and Practitioner Seminar with Lixin Colin Xu

Issued: Mon, 12 Mar 2018 15:14:00 GMT


Date: Tuesday, 20 March 2018
Time: 2.00 pm - 4.00 pm
Venue: Boyd Orr Building, Room 513, Glasgow,G12 8QQ
Category: Joint Centre for Development Studies Lecture and Practitioner Seminar
Audience: Event is open to all University of Glasgow students and staff
Admission: Free
Registration: To register for this event, please visit eventbrite

Speaker biography

Lixin Colin Xu is lead economist, Development Research Group, at the World Bank. He graduated from Peking University (BA, MA) in 1989, and from the University of Chicago (Ph.D) in 1996. He has been working at the World Bank since 1996. His research covers a wide range of applied microeconomics and development topics. More than half of his papers are about the Chinese economy. He has published more than 50 articles in journals such as the American Economic Review, Review of Economics and Statistics, and many top field journals in finance, labour, development, growth, law and economics, organisation, and comparative economic system. A large number of his papers are listed at syllabuses of top universities. His papers have also been selected into Edgar Reference Collection, and mentioned by The Economist, Marginal Revolution, NBER Monthly Digest.


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