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Welcome to my website!

I am an Economics Ph.D. Candidate at the Department of Economics, University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC), advised by Professor Jonathan Robinson. My research focuses on the economic development of lower income countries and how technology can help with global poverty reduction. I have conducted fieldwork in Kenya, Rwanda, and Tanzania. I’m currently a visiting scientist at International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in Nairobi, Kenya.

  • Field of interest:
    • Development Economics:
      • Quality Upgrading, Value Chain, Technology Adoption, Financial Inclusion
    • Applied Econometrics
  • E-mail: guanghongxu[at]ucsc[dot]edu

  • CV available soon.
Matanzi village, Mkuranga, Tanzania
Joe, nephew of Samuel, a Kenyan dairy entrepreneur
Photo Credit: ILRI/G.Smith