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Yiqing Xu

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Yiqing Xu

Assistant Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Yiqing Xu is an assistant professor of political science at Stanford University. His research mainly focuses on political methodology, Chinese politics, and their intersection. He received a Ph.D. in political science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2016, a master's degree in economics from National School of Development at Peking University in 2010 and a bachelor's degree in economics from Fudan University in 2007. His work has won the American Journal of Political Science Best Paper Award for 2016 and the Miller Prize for the best work appearing in Political Analysis in 2017, among a few other professional awards.