Xuebo WANG


Associate Professor
Applied microeconomics, including labor economics and development economics.
(Ph.D. in Economics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2018)

Office Address
420, School of Economics 
111 Wuchuan Rd, 
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics 

Contact Information
Telephone: 86-021-65902767
Email: wang.xuebo@mail.shufe.edu.cn
Personal Web Page: click here

Working Papers
Works in Progress


Xuebo Wang is an associate professor of economics (without tenure) at the School of Economics, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics. He received his PhD in economics from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2018. His primary research field is applied microeconomics, including labor economics and development economics.


  1. Beyond the Quantity–Quality Tradeoff: Population Control Policy and Human Capital Investment (with Junsen Zhang), Journal of Development Economics 135 (2018): 222–234.

Working Papers

  1. A Tale of Hardships: Genes, Family Education, and Children's Response to Negative Shocks (Job Market Paper).

  2. Great Famine, Population Composition, and Income Inequality: Evidence from China (with Chenxiao Shou and Junsen Zhang).

Works in Progress

  1. Informal Institutions and Economic Development: An Empirical Investigation (with Yuan Gao and Hongzhong Yan).

  2. Industrial Policy, Environmental Regulation, and Production Accidents: Evidence from China (with Xiaowei Chen and Zhilong Zhang).

  3. Housing Price and Human Capital Investment: Perspective from Wealth Effect and Substitution Effect (with Hongyan Shi).

  4. The Price of Prosperity: Economic Growth Miracles and Food Safety Problems (With Benlai Wang and Kent Zhao).

  5. Freedom of Speech, Technology Innovation, and Long-Term Economic Development (with Benlai Wang).


Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Population Economics.