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Xiaodong joined University of Canberra (NATSEM) in March 2011. He joined Canberra School of Politics, Economics and Society at BGL in 2019. Xiaodong has published in International and Australian journals such as Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Economic Development and Cultural Change, The Economic Record and many other reputable journals. His work includes modelling labour supply, tax and transfer policy, childcare, labour mobility, child development and education, and household consumption.

Prior to joining University of Canberra, Xiaodong has worked at the Institute for the Study of Labour (IZA) in Germany, The Australian National University, and the Australian Treasury. He is adjunct to the Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University and a Fellow of the IZA.

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Tax Mathematics
Errors in Variables Mathematics
expenditures Social Sciences
Measurement Error Mathematics
Health Mathematics
Jump Mathematics
Regression Mathematics
Local Regression Mathematics

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Projects 2011 2026

Research Output 2002 2019

Cognitive abilities, non-cognitive skills, and gambling behaviors

Gong, X. & Zhu, R., Sep 2019, In : Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 165, p. 51-69 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cognitive ability
Locus of control
Personality traits

Errors-in-variables jump regression using local clustering

Kang, Y., Gong, X., Gao, J. & Qiu, P., 2019, In : Statistics in Medicine. 38, 19, p. 3642-3655 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Local Regression
Errors in Variables
Cluster Analysis
Kernel Estimation
Nonparametric Estimation
3 Citations (Scopus)

Childcare Assistance: Are Subsidies or Tax Credits Better?

GONG, X. & Breunig, R., 1 Mar 2017, In : Fiscal Studies. 38, 1, p. 7-48 42 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child care
Tax credits
Labor supply
Household income
Decision making
Unfair dismissal