Faculty & Research


Qin Xiangdong

Department of:  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, Since 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 projects:

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

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


Selected journal articles (in English):

Morton, Rebecca, Kai Ou and Xiangdong Qin. Analytical thinking, prosocial voting, and intergroup competition: Experimental evidence from China. Public Choice. forthcoming.

Qin, Xiangdong, Junyi Shen, Ken-Ichi Shimomura and Takehiko Yamato. Hometown-specific Bargaining Power in an Experimental Market in China. Singapore Economic Review, forthcoming. 

Morton, Rebecca, Kai Ou and Xiangdong Qin. (2020). Reducing the Detrimental Effect of Identity Voting: An Experiment on Intergroup Coordination in China, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 174, 320-331.

Morton, Rebecca, Kai Ou and Xiangdong Qin. (2020). The Effect of Religion on Muslims' Charitable Contributions to Members of a Non-Muslim Majority, Journal of Public Economic Theory, 22, 433–448.

Gneezy, Uri, John A. List, Jeffrey A. Livingston, Xiangdong Qin, Sally Sadoff, Yang Xu. (2019). Measuring Success in Education: The Role of Effort on the Test Itself. American Economic Review: Insights, 1 (3), 291-308.

Chao, Hong, Chun-Yu Ho, Shaoqing Huang, Xiangdong Qin, Jiajia Cong. (2019). Partners or Rivals? An Experimental Study of a Two-Stage Tournament. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 158, 288-310. 

Li, Shuwen, Xiangdong Qin and Daniel Houser. (2018).  Revisiting Gender Differences in Ultimatum Bargaining: Experimental Evidence from the US and China. Journal of the Economic Science Association4 (2), 180-190.

Feng, Jun, Tatsuyoshi, Junyi Shen and Xiangdong Qin. (2018). Instability in the Voluntary Contribution Mechanism with a Quasi-linear Payoff Function: An Experimental Analysis. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 72, 67-77. 

Chao, Hong, Chun-Yu Ho and 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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