Xincheng Qiu

Xincheng Qiu

Ph.D. Candidate

University of Pennsylvania


  • Macroeconomics
  • Labor Economics
  • Public Finance
  • Spatial Economics


  • Ph.D. Candidate in Economics, in progress

    University of Pennsylvania

  • M.A. Economics (with highest honor), 2017

    Peking University

  • B.A. Economics (with highest honor) and B.S. Mathematics, 2015

    Peking University

Working Papers

Work in Progress

Precautionary Mismatch


  • Hiram C. Haney Fellowship Award in Economics (for the best third-year research paper), University of Pennsylvania, 2021.
  • Joel Popkin Graduate Student Teaching Prize in Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 2019.
  • Lawrence Robbins Prize in Economics (for the best first-year student), University of Pennsylvania, 2018.
  • Xinmei Zhang Fellow in Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 2017.

“Labor, Firms, and Macro” Reading Group

I am organizing a virtual reading group. Every week we discuss two papers on “Labor, Firms, and Macro” broadly defined. The archive along with the schedule is here. Please contact me if you are interested in participating.