Huanan Xu

Dr. Huanan Xu is an assistant professor of economics at the Judd Leighton School of Business and Economics. Prior to her appointment to the Leighton School faculty, Dr. Xu taught at the University of Connecticut. She also gained industry experience as a research analyst for General Electric in Stamford, Connecticut, and an audit assistant for Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, as well as a bank associate and an export business representative in China.

Her teaching interests include:

  • Labor economics
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Econometrics
  • Programs evaluation
  • Immigration topics

Her research interests include:

  • Primary: Labor and demographic economics; applied microeconomics
  • Secondary: Applied Econometrics, Field Experiment, Programs Evaluation, Economics Education, Labor Market Dynamics, Discrimination and Inequality, Immigration, Public Policy

Her teaching and faculty grants include:

  • Teaching with Technology SEED Grant, UCET
  • Judd Leighton Foundation Research Grants, Office of Research Administration
  • Research Start-up Funding, Office of Research Administration
  • MALT Grant, UCET