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Wei Xia


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Phone: 972-971-9756
Curriculum vitae

Wei Xia

Ph.D. Student

Academic Department: Management & Organization

Area of Specialization: Management

Research Interests

My research focuses on the formation of interfirm relationships and patterns of discrimination in new venture funding.


“When Do Collaborative First Moves Diminish Nationality-based Homophilic Preferences? An Examination of Chinese Venture Capital Investment Syndicates” Administrative Science Quarterly 2023, 68(2):355–394 (Dissertation Paper 1).
“Domestic versus Foreign Listing: Does a CEO’s Educational Experience Matter?” Journal of Business Venturing 2020, 35(1):105906.

Working Papers

“Taste-Based Discrimination as More Prevalent among Highly Reputable Candidates: The Case of U.S. Venture Capital Firms’ Investment Opportunities in China” (Under review; Job market paper; Dissertation Paper 2)
“IPO Fundraising Inequality in regard to Educationally Disadvantaged Entrepreneurs” (In preparation for submission)