Lixin Colin Xu
Lixin Colin Xu is a Lead Economist in the Development Research Group of the World Bank. After studying at Peking (or Beijing) University and the University of Chicago, he joined the Research Group of the World Bank in 1996. His current research has focused on applied microeconomics such as empirical industrial organization, corporate governance, political economy, labor and household economics, income distribution, and the Chinese economy in transition. He has also worked extensively on the behavior of Chinese and African firms, publishing around 30 journal articles in these areas.
Articles by Lixin Colin Xu:
Foreign investment in southern Africa: Why so little?
17 October 2010, 8258 reads
- Fiscal consolidation: At what speed?Blanchard, Leigh
- Public debt and economic growth, one more timePanizza, Presbitero
- Escaping liquidity traps: Lessons from the UK’s 1930s escapeCrafts
- The lessons of the North Atlantic crisis for economic theory and policyStiglitz
- Do entrepreneurs matter?Becker, Hvide
- A tale of two depressions: What do the new data tell us? February 2010 updateEichengreen, O’Rourke