Leiboyu  Xiang

Leiboyu Xiang

PhD candidate in Economic Geography

Department of Geography and Environment

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Key Expertise
Economic Geography, Institutions, Technological innovation

About me

Leiboyu is a PhD student in Economic Geography at LSE. His research examined through the lens of institutions focuses on the intersection of technology, innovation, and regional economic development.

Prior to his doctoral studies, Leiboyu earned an MSc in Local Economic Development at LSE. He also holds a BA in Development Studies and Economics from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. During this period, he gained invaluable experience by working for various research institutes in China and participated in the formulation of policy documents for both local and central governments. 


Prof Andrés Rodríguez-Pose
Prof Neil Lee

Expertise Details

Economic geography; Inequality; Institutions; Regional disparities; Spatial economic analysis; Technological changes