Yi Xu

Education Background:Ph.D.in Economics, Pennsylvania State University

Research Interests:Productivity Innovation, Trade and Industry Dynamics

Personal Website:https://econ.duke.edu/people/daniel-yi-xu


Yi Xu, Special-Term Professor of Economics at Fanhai International School of Finance in Fudan University, Professor of Economics at Duke University and Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Professor Xu’s research interests focus on Productivity/Innovation, Trade and Industry Dynamics. He has received grants from the National Science Foundation, the Private Enterprise Development in Low-Income Countries, and the NET Institute. His most recent work has been published in the Rand Journal of Economics, the World Bank Economic Review, the American Economic Review and the Review of Economic Dynamics. He is currently working on projects that explore innovation, productivity, exporting and industry dynamics, with a special focus on East Asian emerging economies such as China and Korea.

Professor Xu holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Penn State University in 2007, a M.A. in Economics from SUNY Stony Brook in 2002 and a B.A. degree from SHUFE in 1999.

(Updated by July 2021)