Luohan Academy


EducationPh.D., University of Michigan.

Academic AppointmentsXiang Zhou is an associate professor in the Department of Sociology at Harvard University. He is also a faculty affiliate at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard Institute for Quantitative Social Science, Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, and Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies.

Recognition & AwardsRising Scholar Award (Winner), Review of Corporate Finance Studies, SFS, 2020; Arthur Warga Award for Best Paper in Fixed Income (Winner), SFS Cavalcade Conference, 2015; Ieke van den Burg Prize for Research on Systemic Risk (Winner), ESRB, joint with C. Celerier, 2015; AQR Top Finance Graduate Award 2014 (Winner), Copenhagen Business School, 2014

Research Field

Professor Zhou's research broadly concerns inequality, education, causal inference, and computational methods.