Publications

2007
Otis Dudley Duncan’s legacy: The demographic approachto quantitative reasoning in social science”. Research in Social Stratification and Mobility 25 (2007): , 25, 141-156. Print. xie2007.pdf
Thornton, Arland, William G Axinn, and Yu Xie. Marriage and Cohabitation. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2007. Print.
Chu, Cyrus CY, Yu Xie, and Ruoh-rong Yu. “Effects of Sibship Structure Revisited:Evidence from IntrafamilyResource Transfer in Taiwan”. Sociology of Education 80.(April) (2007): , 80, (April), 91-113. Print. chu-xie-yu2007.pdf
Brand, Jennie E, and Yu Xie. “IDENTIFICATION ANDESTIMATION OF CAUSALEFFECTS WITH TIME-VARYINGTREATMENTS ANDTIME-VARYING OUTCOMES”. 2007: n. pag. Print. brand-xie2007.pdf
2005
Xie, Yu, and Xiaogang Wu. “Market Premium, Social Process,and Statisticism”. AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW 70 (2005): , 70, 865-870. Print. xie-wu2005.pdf
Scott, Jacqueline, and Yu Xie, ed. Quantitative Social Science. London: Sage, 2005. Print. zie-scott_quantitative_i.pdf
Xie, Yu. “Methodological Contradictions of Contemporary Sociology”. Michigan Quarterly Review XLIV.3 (2005): , XLIV, 3, 506-511. Print. methodological_contradictions_of_contemporary_sociology.pdf
Xie, Yu. Quantitative Social Science: Volume 1 Overview and Major Issues. Ed. Jacqueline Scott. London: Sage Publications, 2005. Print. scott-xie2005.pdf
Sakamoto, Arthur, and Yu Xie. “The Socioeconomic Attainments of Asian Americans”. Asian Americans (2005). Print. sakamoto-xie2005.pdf
Hauser, Seth M, and Yu Xie. “Temporal and regional variationin earnings inequality: urban Chinain transition between 1988 and 1995”. Social Science Research 34.(2005) (2005): , 34, (2005), 44-79. Print. hauser-xie2005.pdf
2004
Zeng, Zhen, and Yu Xie. “Asian-Americans’ Earnings DisadvantageReexamined: The Role of Place ofEducation”. American Journal of Sociology 109.5 (2004): , 109, 5, 1075-1108. Print.Abstract

Past research has reported that Asian-Americans, and Asian immigrants in particular, have lower earnings than do whites within the same levels of education. However, few studies have explored why this earnings disadvantage exists. This article investigates whether and to what extent this disadvantage can be attributed to the lower value of foreign education in the U.S. job market. By comparing earnings of four groups of workers—U.S.-born whites, U.S.-born Asian-Americans, U.S.-educated Asian immigrants, and Asian immigrants who completed education prior to immigration, we examine earnings gaps between whites and Asian-Americans that are attributable to race, nativity, and place of education. Our results show that (1) there is no earnings difference across U.S.-born whites, U.S.-born Asian-Americans, and U.S.-educated Asian immigrants, and that (2) foreign-educated Asian immigrants earn approximately 16% less than the other three groups of workers. We conclude that place of education plays a crucial role in the stratification of Asian-Americans, whereas race and nativity per se are inconsequential once place of education is taken into account.

zeng-xie2004.pdf
Xie, Yu, and Kimberly A Goyette. The American People Census 2000: A Demographic Portrait of Asian Americans. Washington, DC: Russell Sage Foundation and Population Reference Bureau, 2004. Print. xie_and_goyette_asianamericans6-30-04.pdf
2003
Xie, Yu, and Kimberly Goyette. “Social mobility and the educational choicesof Asian Americans”. Social Science Research 32 (2003): , 32, 467-498. Print. xie-goyette2003.pdf
Association Model”. (2003). Print. xie2003.pdf
Xie, Yu, et al.ECONOMIC POTENTIAL AND ENTRY INTO MARRIAGEAND COHABITATION”. Demography 40.2 (2003): , 40, 2, 351–367. Print. xie_et_al2003.pdf
Wu, Xiaogang, and Yu Xie. “Does the Market Pay Off? Earnings Returns to Education in Urban China”. American Sociological Review 68.3 (2003): , 68, 3, 425. Print. wu-xie2003.pdf
Shauman, Kimberlee A, and Yu Xie. “Explaining Sex Differences in Publication Productivity among Postsecondary Faculty”. Equal Rites, Unequal Outcomes: Women in American Research Universities. Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 2003. Print. shauman-xie2003.pdf
Xie, Yu. “Review of 'The New Geography of Global Income Inequality'”. American Journal of Sociology 111.2 (2003): , 111, 2, 617-619. Print. review2005.pdf
Xie, Yu, and Pamela R Bennett. “Revisiting Racial Differences in College Attendance: the Role of Historically Black Colleges and Universities”. American Sociological Review 68.4 (2003): , 68, 4, 567. Print.Abstract

It is well known that the college enrollment rates of blacks have historically trailed those of whites, although in recent decades the actual size of the racial gap has fluctuated. Prior research has shown that blacks are more likely than whites to attend college after high school graduation, net of socioeconomic background and academic performance. It has been suggested that this "net black advantage" may be spurious--due to blacks' relatively high enrollment rates in historically black colleges and universities. With data from the National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988-1994, this hypothesis is tested by examining black-white differences in enrollment in different types of colleges: any college, four-year colleges, non-black four-year colleges, and academically selective four-year colleges. Overall, results confirm the existence of a net black advantage at low levels of family socioeconomic background. The implications of these findings for racial equality in access to higher education are explored.

bennett-xie2003.pdf
2002
Xie, Yu. “Comment: the Essential Tension Between Parsimony and Accuracy”. Sociological Methodology 28.1 (2002). Print. xie1998.pdf

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