Faculty & Research


Qin Xiangdong

Department of:  Applied Economics


Phone:  +86 (0)21 52301192

Email:  xdqin@sjtu.edu.cn




CLEMSON UNIVERSITY, U.S.A. Ph.D. in Applied Economics (1998)
FREE UNIVERSITY OF BRUSSELS, Belgium. Master in Management, (1992). Awarded  Distinguished Graduate Student
FUDAN UNIVERSITY, China. B.A. in English Literature (1988)


Professor, from January 2014

Associate Professor, February 2003 to 2013, Antai College of Economics and Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Assistant Professor, August 1998 to February 2003, Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics, North Carolina A&T State University

Editorial Council, January 1999 to January 2003, Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics

Research Assistant, January 1995-July 1998, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Clemson University
Member, American Economics Association

Member, Economic Science Association

Research areas:

Experimental Economics, Behavioral Economics


Research project:

1. Principal investigator, National Natural Sciecne Foundation Research Project: "Consumer preference for GMO products and policy implications---An experimental  economics study" (2006-2009).

2. Principal investigator, National Social Sciecne Foundation Research Project: "Social capital and economic development---An experimental economics study" (2011-2013). 


Selected journal articles ( in English)

Hong Chao, Chun-Yu Ho & Xiangdong Qin (2017). Risk Taking after Absolute and Relative Wealth Changes: The Role of Reference Point Adaptation. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty,  54 (2), 157-186.

Siyu Wang & Xiangdong Qin. (2015). The effect of digitalization on penalty payments: An experimental investigation. Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics,  8 (4), 250-261. 

Shen, Junyi & Qin, Xiangdong. (2014). Cooperation, Trust, and Economic Development: An Experimental Study in China. Pacific Economic Review, 19 (4), 423-438.

Qin, Xiangdong & Wang, Siyu. (2013). Using an exogenous mechanism to examine efficient probabilistic punishment. Journal of Economic Psychology, 39,1-10.

Qin, Xiangdong & Zhang, Fangzhou. (2013). Using clock auctions to dissolve partnership: An experimental study. Economics Letters,119 (1), 55-59.

Qin, Xiangdong.,Shen, Junyi & Meng, Xindan. (2011). Group-based trust, trustworthiness and voluntary cooperation: Evidence from experimental  and survey data in China. Journal of Socio-Economics, 40, 356-363.

Peng, X., Machant, M. & Qin, Xiangdong. (2005). Chinese consumers' preferences for livestock products. International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, 8 (4), 52-64.

Amponsah, W., Qin, Xiangdong. & Peng, X. (2003). China as a Potential Market for U.S. Pork Exports. Review of Agricultural Economics, 25 (1), 259-269.