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Dr Xuesheng You

Dr Xuesheng You

Research Associate

Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure


I was trained to be an economist first in Manchester, graduating with a first class Bachelor Degree of Economic Science, then an MPhil in Economics (research) from Cambridge.

I submitted my doctoral dissertation Women's Employment in England and Wales, 1851-1911 to the Faculty of History, Cambridge in September, 2014. It was co-awarded the best dissertation in economic history by the Faculty of History.


Research Interests

  • Family, gender and work in England and Wales in the 18th and 19th centuries
  • Digital humanties
  • Computational methods in history


Part I Paper 10, British economic and social history 1700-1914


  • Economic, Social History