Yiqing Xu

Stanford University

Assistant Professor

Stanford, CA 94305

United States

http://yiqingxu.org

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

China's Ideological Spectrum

Forthcoming, The Journal of Politics
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 14 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2017
Jennifer Pan and Yiqing Xu
Stanford University and Stanford University
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ideology, authoritarianism, political cleavage, China, factor analysis

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How Much Should We Trust Estimates from Multiplicative Interaction Models? Simple Tools to Improve Empirical Practice

Political Analysis, forthcoming
Number of pages: 150 Posted: 29 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2018
Stanford University - Department of Political Science, Princeton University and Stanford University
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interaction effects, regression models, conditional hypothesis

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Generalized Synthetic Control Method: Causal Inference with Interactive Fixed Effects Models

Political Analysis, Forthcoming, MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2015-1
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2016
Yiqing Xu
Stanford University
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causal inference, TSCS data, factor analysis, difference-in-differences, synthetic control method, interactive fixed effects

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How Discrimination Increases Chinese Overseas Students' Support for Authoritarian Rule

21st Century China Center Research Paper No. 2020-05
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2020
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University, Communication University of China and Stanford University
Downloads 1,937 (9,161)
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discrimination, xenophobia, linkage, democratization, China, overseas students

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Ebalance: A Stata Package for Entropy Balancing

Journal of Statistical Software Vol. 54, Issue 7, September 2013
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 13 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2014
Jens Hainmueller and Yiqing Xu
Stanford University - Department of Political Science and Stanford University
Downloads 1,637 (12,053)
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causal inference, reweighting, matching, Stata

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Informal Institutions, Collective Action, and Public Investment in Rural China

Forthcoming, American Political Science Review, MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2014-6
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 25 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2014
Yiqing Xu and Yang Yao
Stanford University and Peking University - China Center for Economic Research (CCER)
Downloads 1,439 (14,718)
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informal institutions, public goods expenditure, collective action, village elections, accountability

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Sources of Authoritarian Responsiveness: A Field Experiment in China

American Journal of Political Science (Forthcoming), MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2014-11
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2016
Jidong Chen, Jennifer Pan and Yiqing Xu
Tsinghua University - School of Public Policy and Management, Stanford University and Stanford University
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authoritarian rule, accountability, responsiveness, field experiment

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Outspoken Insiders: Political Connections and Citizen Participation in Authoritarian China

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2014-16
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 17 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 22 May 2017
Lily Tsai and Yiqing Xu
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Stanford University
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authoritarianism, mobilization, complaint making, resource model, state-society relations, political connections, political participation

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Trajectory Balancing: A General Reweighting Approach to Causal Inference With Time-Series Cross-Sectional Data

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Aug 2018
Chad Hazlett and Yiqing Xu
UCLA and Stanford University
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causal inference, time-series cross-sectional data, panel data, difference-in-differences, synthetic control, interactive fixed effects, kernel balancing, reweighting

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Information Manipulation and Reform in Authoritarian Regimes

Forthcoming in Political Science Research and Methods, MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2014-21
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 18 May 2015
Jidong Chen and Yiqing Xu
Tsinghua University - School of Public Policy and Management and Stanford University
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propaganda, censorship, information disclosure, reform, authoritarian governance, institutional design, game theory

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Why Do Authoritarian Regimes Allow Citizens to Voice Opinions Publicly?

Journal of Politics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 30 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2016
Jidong Chen and Yiqing Xu
Tsinghua University - School of Public Policy and Management and Stanford University
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Authoritarian Governance, Public Communication, Horizontal Communication, China

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Awakening Leviathan: The Effect of Democracy on State Capacity, 1960-2009

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2017
Erik Wang and Yiqing Xu
Princeton University, Department of Politics, Students and Stanford University
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democracy, state capacity, development, democratic diffusion, causal inference, instrument variable, panel data

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A Practical Guide to Counterfactual Estimators for Causal Inference with Time-Series Cross-Sectional Data

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2020
Licheng Liu, Ye Wang and Yiqing Xu
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, New York University and Stanford University
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counterfactual methods, two-way fixed effects, parallel trends, interactive fixed effects, matrix completion, equivalence test, placebo test, time-series cross-sectional data, panel data

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Incremental Democracy: The Policy Effects of the Partisan Composition of State Government

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2015-24
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 29 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, George Washington University - Department of Political Science and Stanford University
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policy, partisan, state, government, control

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A Bayesian Alternative to Synthetic Control for Comparative Case Studies

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 13 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2021
Xun Pang, Licheng Liu and Yiqing Xu
Tsinghua University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Stanford University
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synthetic control, comparative case studies, panel data, time-series cross-sectional data, causal inference, Bayesian statistics, stochastic model search, latent factor model, Bayesian shrinkage

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Clans and Calamity: How Social Capital Saved Lives During China’s Great Famine

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 16 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2020
Jiarui Cao, Yiqing Xu and Chuanchuan Zhang
Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE) - School of Economics, Stanford University and School of Economics, Zhejiang University
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social capital; disasters; China; family clans; the Great Famine; mortality

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Gauging Preference Stability and Ideological Constraint under Authoritarian Rule

21st Century China Center Research Paper
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Nov 2020
Jennifer Pan and Yiqing Xu
Stanford University and Stanford University
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China, Policy Preferences, Ideology, Regime Support, Political Participation, Survey Methods

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The Effects of Television News Propaganda: Experimental Evidence from China

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 13 May 2020
Jennifer Pan, Zijie Shao and Yiqing Xu
Stanford University, Communication University of China and Stanford University
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Propaganda, Media, Policy, China, Experiment

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Rotating to the Top: How Career Tracks Matter in the Chinese Communist Party

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 23 Jun 2020
Ruixue Jia and Yiqing Xu
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - 21st Century China Center and Stanford University
Downloads 130 (252,372)
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Bayesian Rule Set: A Quantitative Alternative to Qualitative Comparative Analysis

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Oct 2020
Albert Chiu and Yiqing Xu
Stanford University and Stanford University
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Bayesian Rule Set, Qualitative Comparative Analysis, Interpretable Machine Learning

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Online Criticism and Support for the Chinese Government in the Early Days of COVID-19

21st Century China Center Research Paper #2021-04
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 31 Dec 2020
Yingdan Lu, Jennifer Pan and Yiqing Xu
Stanford University, Stanford University and Stanford University
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COVID-19, crisis, public opinion, government support, authoritarianism, text analysis

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Estimating Poverty Rates in Target Populations: An Assessment of the Simple Poverty Scorecard and Alternative Approaches

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7793
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 09 Sep 2016
Harvard University, Harvard University, World Bank - International Finance Corporation (IFC), World Bank, World Bank and Stanford University
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Inequality

Making Democracy Work: Culture, Social Capital and Elections in China

NBER Working Paper No. w21058
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 06 Apr 2015
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Yale University - Department of Economics, Stanford University and Peking University - China Center for Economic Research (CCER)
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Making Democracy Work: Culture, Social Capital and Elections in China

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10515
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 01 Apr 2015
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Yale University - Department of Economics, Stanford University and Peking University - China Center for Economic Research (CCER)
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Civic Capital, History, Institutions, Public Goods, Trust