Title: Assistant Professor
Dr. Xiqian Wang received her Bachelor’s degree in International Economy and Trade from Sichuan University in China in July 2009, Master’s degrees in Economics from Peking University in China in July 2012, and Ph.D. degree in Economics from University of Missouri-Columbia in the United States in May 2019. She joined BJUT in July 2019. Dr. Wang’s research interests include Labor Economics, Applied Econometrics, and Public Policy. Her current research focuses on whether pension enhancement helps to retain late-career teachers, the effect of teacher pensions on teaching quality, and whether teacher mobility contributes to the difference in teacher quality between high-poverty and low-poverty Schools. A related research paper, Teacher Pension Plan Incentives, Retirement Decisions, and Workforce Quality, will be published at Journal of Human Resources.