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.

Education

  • Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University 2007

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

Eslava, M, Fieler, AC, and Xu, DY. "(Indirect) Input Linkages." American Economic Review 105, no. 5 (May 2015): 662-666. 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

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

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

Guner, N, Ventura, G, and Yi, X. "How costly are restrictions on size?." Japan and the World Economy 18, no. 3 (2006): 302-320. Full Text

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