China| SPURS Fellow
Xiao is an economist at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Specializing in public finance and regulatory policies, he conducts reviews for cities and national governments. He co-authored the 2013 OECD Economic Survey of China and the working paper “The System of Revenue Sharing and Fiscal Transfers in China.” He holds dual master’s degrees in Economics and Public Policy from the National University of Singapore and Sciences Po in Paris, where he became fluent in French. At MIT, he intends to deepen his knowledge of land and transport policies to better understand urban expansion and new cities development.