Jing Xiao

Senior Lecturer

Research areas and keywords


  • Economics of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Industrial Dynamics, New Technology-Based Firms, Firm Dynamics, Technology-related M&As


Jing’s main research interests include economics of innovation, entrepreneurship, industrial dynamics, new technology-based firms, technology-related M&As, regional diversification and growth. She obtained her Ph.D. degree in Economic History at Lund University in Nov. 2014. Her Ph.D. thesis investigated the evolution of new technology-based firms, especially focused on the role of acquisitions in the dynamics of new firms. She received the Young Scholar Best Paper Award from the International Joseph Alois Schumpeter Society (ISS) at the 15th International Conference of the ISS in Jena, Germany in July 2014. Currently, she is participating in a project on industrial network and regional diversification. She is also continuing her research on new technology-based firms and focus on exploring how new technology-based firms interact with other actors in the economy and contribute to economic growth.

Recent research outputs

Jing Xiao, Boschma, R. & Martin Andersson, 2018, In : Economic Geography. 94, 5, p. 514-549

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nicola, C., Jing Xiao, Boschma, R. & van Oort, F., 2017, In : Journal of Economic Geography. 17, 6, p. 1179-1208

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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