Jing Xiao

Senior Lecturer

Research areas and keywords


  • Innovative entrepreneurship, industrial dynamics, corporate venturing, new technology-based firms, technology-related acquisitions


Jing’s main research areas of interest include innovation, entrepreneurship, and industrial dynamics. She obtained her Ph.D. degree in Economic History at Lund University in 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 2014. Her current research focuses on technology-related acquisitions, technology-based entrepreneurship, corporate venturing, and regional industrial diversification.

Recent research outputs

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cortinovis Nicola, Jing Xiao, Ron Boschma & Frank van Oort, 2017, In : Journal of Economic Geography. 17, 6, p. 1179-1208

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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