Lei Xu

Office: Room 622, Glorious Sun School Building

Email: xl@dhu.edu.cn

research interests: institutional economics


Dr. Lei XU is an associate professor of Glorious Sun School of Business and Management, Donghua University, since the end of 2010. He studied in Karl-Franzens-Universitaet GRAZ and was awarded his Ph.D. Degree in 1993.  Afterwards, Dr. Xu worked as the Chief Representative in several Austrian/Germany companies successively. Therefore, he owns rich experiences of business management in Multinational corporations. Now his research interests focus on Institutional Economics.


  • 1989.10-1993.03  International Economic Relations and Business Management, Karl-Franzens-Universitaet GRAZ, Ph.D.

  • 1985.09-1988.07  International Relations, China Foreign Affairs University, M.A.

  • 1981.07-1985.07  Foreign Language Faculty, University of International Politics, B.S.

Work Experience

  • since 2010.12    Glorious Sun School of Business and Management, Donghua University, Associate Professor


Journal Papers

  • 2014  Housing security for low and medium income families-comparative research of German and American models. Deutschland-Studien.

  • 2013  Institutional attributes of policy instruments-taking german housing investment model as example. Comparative Economic & Social System.