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Xiaoxuan Jia

Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Business and Law
Economics, Finance and Law
Areas of Expertise:
Business, management and leadership , Accounting and Finance , Economics
Research Supervision:

Xiaoxuan's primary research interest is in economics of higher education. She's also interested in labour economics and the analysis of individual risk preferences.

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Undergraduate - Microeconomics

  • PhD Economics, Royal Holloway, University of London, 2015
  • MSc Financial and Industrial Economics, Royal Holloway, University of London
Selected recent publications
Peer-refereed academic journal articles

Chevalier, A. & Jia, X. 2015. Subject Specific League Tables and Students’ Application Decisions, R&R Manchester School.

Recent presentations and conferences

European Society for Population Economics annual congress, Aarhus, Denmark, 2013
Royal Economic Society annual conference, London, UK, 2013
Department of Work and Pensions, WPEG annual conference, Sheffield, UK, 2012

Invited sessions

International conference on "The economics of study choices", Switzerland, 2014.

Media experience
  • New Scientist
  • The Guardian
  • Times Higher Education
  • University World News