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Full-time Professors
  • Mingzhi XU
  • Assistant Professor

Mingzhi (Jimmy) Xu is the assistant professor of INSE at Peking University. He obtained the Ph.D. in economics from the University of California Davis. During 2018 and 2019, he is the post-doctoral researcher at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and the visiting researcher at Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University. His research specialization includes international economics, industrial organization, economic development, consumer welfare, and economics on infrastructure and its financing.


Contact Information:

Email: mingzhixu@nsd.pku.edu.cn

Personal website: https://www.mingzhixu.com/




1. What is the Price of Tea in China? Towards the Relative Cost of Living in Chinese and U.S. Cities (with Robert C. Feenstra and Alexis Antoniades), NBER Working Paper No. 23161, 2019.​ (accept at The Economic Journal )
2. The Labor Market Effects of the China Syndrome: Evidence from South Korean Manufacturing (with Jaerim Choi), INSE Working Paper No. E2019007. (forthcoming at The World Economy )

3. Globalization, the Skill Premium, and Income Distribution: The Role of Selection into Entrepreneurship, 2020.  (forthcoming at Review of World Economics)


Book Chapter:

1. FDI Effects on the Labor Market of Host Countries (with Galina Hale),  Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Working Paper 16-25, Sept 2016. (forthcoming at Encyclopedia of International Economics and Global Trade, World Scientific Press)