In 2015 his research project -- A study on the Influence of Living Arrangements on Elderly People’s Health -- was sponsored by National Social Science Fund (15CRK013) and China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (2015M570421).
In 2016 his research project -- The Impact of Grandparents Caring for Grandchildren on Three Generations -- was sponsored by China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (2016T90437).
Xu, Qi. 2017. More than Upbringing: Parents’ Support and the Effect on Children’s Feedback. Chinese Journal of Sociology, 37(2): 216-240.
Xu, Qi, Qinghong Xu, and Tianyu Qiao. 2017. The Impact of Left-behind Parents on Their Children's Migration Scope, Youth Study, (4): 34-44.
Xu, Qi and Jingjing Qi. 2016. Work-family Conflict, Gender Role, and Job Satisfaction: An Analysis of third wave of Chinese Women’s Social Status Survey. Chinese Journal of Sociology, 36(3): 192-215.
Xu, Qi and Hong Zou. 2016. Job Stability and Urban-to-rural Remittance in China: A Test of Co-insurance Theory. Population and Development, 22(1): 38-48.
Xu, Qi. 2016. Retest of the “Random Mating” Hypnosis Applying Mini-census Data: On the Comparability of Logistic Regression Coefficients. Population and Economics, (3): 43-51.
Xu, Qi. 2016. Trend, Source and Heterogeneity of the Change of Gender-Role Attitude in China: A Case Study of Two Indicators. Collection of Women’s Studies, (3): 33-43.
Xu, Qi and Lvehong Xiong. 2016. Self or Spouse: Who determines Chinese Women’s Class Identity? Youth Study in China, (12): 12-20.
Xu, Qi. 2016. Migration and Its impact on Rural Migrants' Attitudes towards Gender Roles. Collection of Women’s Studies, (6): 54-65.
Xu, Qi, Qiu Zeqi & Li Jianxin. 2016. Is the “seven-year itch” real?—a study on the changing divorce pattern in Chinese marriages. The Journal ofChinese Sociology 3(1).
Xie, Yu., Xiaobo Zhang, Qi Xu, & Chunni Zhang. 2015. Short-term trends in china’s income inequality and poverty: evidence from a longitudinal household survey. China Economic Journal, 8(3): 1-17.
Xu, Qi. 2015. Trend of Gender Educational Equalization and Its Inter-family Heterogeneity. Youth Study, (5): 59-68.
Xu, Qi. 2015. Migration and Its Effect on the Marriage Timing of Rural Migrant Workers: Gender Differences, Population and Economics, (6): 39-51.
Xu, Qi. 2015. Sons, Daughters, and Intergenerational Support to Parents: Evidence from Intra-family Comparisons Chinese Journal of Sociology, 35(4): 199-219.
Xu, Qi, Yu Jianning & Qiu Zeqi. 2015. The impact of children on divorce risk. The Journal ofChinese Sociology.
Guo, Zhigang, Qi Xu. 2014. Is the “Only Child” more likely to Marry Each Other? A Test of the “Random Mating” Hypothesis, Chinese Journal of Population Science, (6): 26-35.
Xu, Qi, Jianxin Li & Xuejun Yu. 2014. Continuity and Change in Chinese Marriage and the Family: Evidence from CFPS. Chinese Sociological Review. 47(1): 30-56.
Zhang, Chunni, Qi Xu, Xiang Zhou, Yu Xie, Xiaobo Zhang. 2014. An Evaluation of Poverty Prevalence in China: New Evidence from Four Recent Surveys. China Economic Review. 31: 410-425.
Xu, Qi. 2013. The Influence of Children’s Needs on Intergenerational Coresidence, Chinese Journal of Sociology, 33(3): 111-130.
Xu, Qi. 2013. An Exploring Matrilocal Coresidence: The Influence of Modernization, Population Transition and Practical Needs. Population and Economics, (6): 47-55.
Qi, Jingjing and Qi Xu .2013. Factors Affecting Decision on Inter-provincial Migration for Rural Migrant Labor Force and Attractiveness of Ingoing Province: Based on Traditional Theory, Human Capital Theory, New Theory and Institution Change Theory of Labor Migration，Population and Economics, (3): 53-61.
Xie, Yu, Xiaobo Zhang, Qi Xu, and Chunni Zhang. 2013. Income Distribution, in China's Livelihood Development Report 2013. Beijing: Peking University Press.
Xu, Qi, Jianxin Li, and Xuejun Yu. 2013. Marriage and the Family, in China's Livelihood Development Report 2013. Beijing: Peking University Press.
Xu, Qi. 2012. Chapter 7, Chapter 8, and Chapter 14. in China's Livelihood Development Report 2012. Beijing: Peking University Press.
Xu, Qi. 2011. Chapter 9, Chapter 10, Chapter 11 and Chapter 12. in China's Livelihood Development Report 2011. Beijing: Peking University Press.