Daniel Yi Xu
Professor of Economics
Professor Yi (Daniel) Xu’s research focuses on Productivity, International Trade, and Industrial Organization. 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, Taiwan, and Korea.
- Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University 2007
Fieler, AC, Eslava, M, and Xu, DY. "Trade, quality upgrading, and input linkages: Theory and evidence from Colombia." American Economic Review 108, no. 1 (January 1, 2018): 109-146. Full Text
Xu, DY. "Comments on “Innovation and product reallocation in the great recession”." Journal of Monetary Economics (October 2017). Full Text
Edmond, C, Midrigan, V, and Xu, DY. "Competition, Markups, and the Gains from International Trade." American Economic Review 105, no. 10 (October 2015): 3183-3221. Full Text
Midrigan, V, and Xu, DY. "Finance and Misallocation: Evidence from Plant-Level Data." American Economic Review 104, no. 2 (February 2014): 422-458. Full Text
Dunne, T, Klimek, SD, Roberts, MJ, and Xu, DY. "Entry, exit, and the determinants of market structure." The RAND Journal of Economics 44, no. 3 (September 2013): 462-487. Full Text
Aw, BY, Roberts, MJ, and Xu, DY. "R&D investment, exporting, and productivity dynamics." American Economic Review 101, no. 4 (2011): 1312-1344. Full Text
Lederman, D, Rodríguez-Clare, A, and Xu, DY. "Entrepreneurship and the extensive margin in export growth: A microeconomic accounting of Costa Rica's export growth during 1997-2007." World Bank Economic Review 25, no. 3 (2011): 543-561. Full Text
Guner, N, Ventura, G, and Xu, Y. "Macroeconomic implications of size-dependent policies." Review of Economic Dynamics 11, no. 4 (2008): 721-744. Full Text
Aw, BY, Roberts, MJ, and Xu, DY. "R&D investments, exporting, and the evolution of firm productivity." American Economic Review 98, no. 2 (2008): 451-456. Full Text
Roberts, MJ, Yi Xu, D, Yi Xu, D, Fan, X, and Zhang, S. The Role of Firm Factors in Demand, Cost, and Export Market Selection for Chinese Footwear Producers. January 2012.
Suarez Serrato, JC, Chen, Z, Liu, Z, and Xu, DY. Notching R&D Investment with Corporate Income Tax Cuts in China..
Xu, DY, Cabral, L, and Wang, Z. Competitors, Complementors, and Parents: Explaining Regional Agglomeration in the U.S. Auto Industry..
Xu, DY, Narayan, V, Yang, S, and Winer, R. Structural Analysis of Buyer Expenditure and Seller Entry in Two-Sided Exchange Networks..
Fiscal Incentives and Firm Growth awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2017 to 2018
Collaborative Research: International Buyer-Seller Matches awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2014 to 2017
Collaborative Research: Measurement and Modeling Changes in the Quality and Production of Chinese Exports awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2011 to 2014