Xiang, Jun

Jun Xiang is Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics and core faculty in the Division of Global Affairs at Rutgers University Newark. He holds a Ph.D. in political science from University of Rochester and a Ph.D. in economics from Binghamton University. His areas of research interest include International Relations, Political Economy, and International Economics. He currently works on economic interdependence and conflict, vote buying in the United Nations, and causes of diffusion of democratization. His research has appeared in journals such as International Organization, Journal of Conflict Resolution, and Journal of Politics.

Curriculum Vitae and List of Publications


  • Article: Polachek, Solomon and Jun Xiang. “Relevance as a Latent Variable in Dyadic Analysis of Conflict.” The Journal of Politics Vol. 72 No. 2 (2010).
  • Article: Polachek, Solomon and Jun Xiang. “How Opportunity Costs Decrease the Probability of War in an Incomplete Information Game.” International Organization Vol 64 No. 1 (2010).
  • Article: Polachek, Solomon, Carlos Seiglie, and Jun Xiang. “The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on International Conflict.” Defense and Peace Economics Vol. 18 No. 5 (2007).
Faculty Type: 
Department of Economics
English, Chinese
Asia, United States
Assistant Professor of Economics
Ph.D., University of Rochester
(973) 353-3925
Office Location: 
Hill Hall, Room 814
Areas of Specialization: 
International relations, political economy and international economics

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