Xiao He was a Doctoral Research Fellow at the MPI-MMG. He holds a B.A. in Journalism from Anhui University (2008) and an M.A. in Anthropology from Fudan University, China (2011). His Ph.D. thesis, “Entrepreneurial Aspiration: Money and Social Life among Rural Migrants in Shanghai”, investigated the lived experiences of rural migrants in Shanghai. He received the Ph.D. degree at Utrecht University in 2017. He is interested in questions relating to migration, urbanization, money, time, labor, and work.