Jie Wu

Jie Wu

Jie Wu


Kinder Institute for Urban Research
Houston
Director of Research Management

Jie Wu is director of research management at the Kinder Institute for Urban Research. She joined the Institute after her graduate study at Rice University, and provided project management and conducted research for studies such as the Houston Area Asian Survey; the Survey on Health, Education, and the Arts (the “SHEA” Study); Migration and Urban Growth project; the Opportunity Youth study; and the Kinder Houston Area SurveyCurrently she leads the Houston Community Data Connections and the Urban Disparity & Opportunity programs, supervises the Community Bridges program, and manages the Kinder Houston Area Survey and the Affiliated Researchers Program.

Wu has published a series of reports on survey research, and is a member of the American Association for Public Opinion Research. Her research interest focuses on public opinion, urban inequality, human capital, workforce development, migration and economic growth. She holds a master’s degree in economics from Rice University and a bachelor’s degree in economics and business administration from Shanghai International Studies University.

Technical Skills: Data management, Econometrics, SPSS, Survey methods