105 St. George St., Toronto, ON M5S3E6


Welcome to my website! My name is Ruichi Xiong.

I am a Ph.D. candidate at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.

In the academic year 2022-2023, I will be on the job market.

My primary interest lies in evaluating and understanding the importance of international geographic and social connections for entrepreneurship, innovation, and development.

Research fields: Urban, Trade, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Development.

References: Nathaniel Baum-Snow (Supervisor), April Franco, William Strange, Xiaobo Zhang.

Job Market Paper: Interregional Accessibility and Firm Creation in the Fragmented Economy.

Here is my CV.