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Working Papers

2014

  1. The effect of aid on growth: evidence from a quasi-experiment
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

2013

  1. Business environment, economic agglomeration and job creation around the world
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  2. Explaining Africa's (Dis)advantage
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2013) Downloads
  3. Government connections and financial constraints: evidence from a large representative sample of Chinese firms
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Market facilitation by local government and firm efficiency: evidence from China
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  5. Telecommunications externality on migration: evidence from Chinese Villages
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

2011

  1. Diagnosing development bottlenecks: China and India
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics (2011)
  2. Finance and Income Inequality: What Do the Data Tell Us?
    CEMA Working Papers, China Economics and Management Academy, Central University of Finance and Economics Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in Southern Economic Journal (2006)
  3. Foreign direct investment under weak rule of law: theory and evidence from China
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  4. Market integration in China
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)

2010

  1. Microeconomic consequences and macroeconomic causes of foreign direct investment in southern African economies
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Applied Economics (2013)
  2. The effects of business environments on development: surveying new firm-level evidence
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Research Observer (2011)

2007

  1. Does"good government"draw foreign capital ? Explaining China's exceptional foreign direct investment inflow
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Formal finance and trade credit during China's transition
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Financial Intermediation (2009)
  3. Institutions and Foreign Investment: China versus the World
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Local elections and consumption insurance: evidence from Chinese villages
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)

2006

  1. Health Shocks, Village Elections, and Long-Term Income: Evidence from Rural China
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)

2005

  1. Eat, Drink, Firms and Government: An Investigation of Corruption from Entertainment and Travel Costs of Chinese Firms
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)

2004

  1. New tools for studying network industry reforms in developing countries: the telecommunications and electricity regulation database
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Network Economics (2004)

2003

  1. Finance and Income Inequality: Test of Alternative Theories
    CEMA Working Papers, China Economics and Management Academy, Central University of Finance and Economics Downloads View citations (35)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2003) Downloads View citations (37)
  2. The investment climate and the firm: firm-level evidence from China
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (19)

2002

  1. Ownership, competition, and corruption: bribe takers versus bribe payers
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (11)

2001

  1. The Political Economy of Privatization and Competition: Cross-Country Evidence from the Telecommunications Sector
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Comparative Economics (2002)

2000

  1. Corruption, Income Distribution, and Growth
    CEMA Working Papers, China Economics and Management Academy, Central University of Finance and Economics Downloads View citations (48)
    See also Journal Article in Economics and Politics (2000)
  2. Explaining the Changes of Income Distribution in China
    CEMA Working Papers, China Economics and Management Academy, Central University of Finance and Economics Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in China Economic Review (2000)
  3. Institutions, politics, and contracts: the attempt to privatize the water and sanitation utility of Lima, Peru
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)
  4. Reforming the urban water system in Santiago, Chile
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Surveying surveys and questioning questions - learning from World Bank experience
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (9)

1999

  1. Are There Returns to the Wages of Young Men from Working While in School?
    JCPR Working Papers, Northwestern University/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research View citations (3)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1999) Downloads View citations (18)

    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (2002)

1998

  1. The empirical effects of performance contracts: evidence from China
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)

1997

  1. How China's government and state enterprises partitioned property and control rights
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  2. Information, incentives, and commitment: an empirical analysis of contracts between government and state enterprises
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Law, Economics and Organization (1998)
  3. The productivity effects of decentralized reforms - an analysis of the Chinese industrial reforms
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)

Undated

  1. Initial Labor Market Experiences of Black, Hispanic and White Men
    University of Chicago - Population Research Center, Chicago - Population Research Center View citations (4)

Journal Articles

2013

  1. Microeconomic consequences and macroeconomic causes of foreign direct investment in southern African economies
    Applied Economics, 2013, 45, (25), 3637-3649 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2012

  1. Foreign direct investment under a weak rule of law
    The Economics of Transition, 2012, 20, (3), 401-424 Downloads
  2. Local elections and consumption insurance
    The Economics of Transition, 2012, 20, (3), 521-547 Downloads
  3. Love and Money by Parental Matchmaking: Evidence from Urban Couples in China
    American Economic Review, 2012, 102, (3), 555-60 Downloads View citations (3)

2011

  1. Diagnosing Development Bottlenecks: China and India
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2011, 73, 722-752 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  2. Eat, Drink, Firms, Government: An Investigation of Corruption from the Entertainment and Travel Costs of Chinese Firms
    Journal of Law and Economics, 2011, 54, (1), 55 - 78 Downloads View citations (11)
  3. Market Integration in the People’s Republic of China
    Asian Development Review, 2011, 28, (1), 72-93 View citations (1)
  4. The Effects of Business Environments on Development: Surveying New Firm-level Evidence
    World Bank Research Observer, 2011, 26, (2), 310-340 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2009

  1. Formal finance and trade credit during China's transition
    Journal of Financial Intermediation, 2009, 18, (2), 173-192 Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. Institutions and Foreign Direct Investment: China versus the Rest of the World
    World Development, 2009, 37, (4), 852-865 Downloads View citations (9)
  3. Labor restructuring in China: Toward a functioning labor market
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2009, 37, (2), 287-305 Downloads View citations (11)

2008

  1. The impact of China's millennium labour restructuring program on firm performance and employee earnings
    The Economics of Transition, 2008, 16, (2), 223-245 Downloads View citations (5)

2006

  1. Finance and Income Inequality: What Do the Data Tell Us?
    Southern Economic Journal, 2006, 72, (3), 578-596 View citations (44)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  2. Ownership, investment climate and firm performance
    The Economics of Transition, 2006, 14, (4), 629-647 Downloads View citations (8)
  3. Understanding China's capital productivity and flow
    Conference Series ; [Proceedings], 2006, 51 Downloads

2005

  1. Incentives for CEOs with multitasks: Evidence from Chinese state-owned enterprises
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2005, 33, (3), 517-539 Downloads View citations (16)
  2. Institutions, ownership, and finance: the determinants of profit reinvestment among Chinese firms
    Journal of Financial Economics, 2005, 77, (1), 117-146 Downloads View citations (75)
  3. Medals in transition: explaining medal performance and inequality of Chinese provinces
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2005, 33, (1), 158-172 Downloads View citations (6)
  4. Politician control, agency problems and ownership reform
    The Economics of Transition, 2005, 13, (1), 1-24 Downloads View citations (3)
  5. Regulatory Reforms in the Telecommunications Sector in Developing Countries: The Role of Democracy and Private Interests
    World Development, 2005, 33, (8), 1307-1324 Downloads View citations (4)

2004

  1. Agency Theory and Executive Compensation: The Case of Chinese State-Owned Enterprises
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2004, 22, (3), 615-638 Downloads View citations (24)
  2. New Tools for Studying Network Industry Reforms in Developing Countries: The Telecommunications and Electricity Regulation Database
    Review of Network Economics, 2004, 3, (3), 1-35 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  3. Privatization, competition, and corruption: how characteristics of bribe takers and payers affect bribes to utilities
    Journal of Public Economics, 2004, 88, (9-10), 2067-2097 Downloads View citations (27)
  4. State-owned enterprises going public "The case of China"
    The Economics of Transition, 2004, 12, (3), 467-487 Downloads View citations (25)
  5. The Impact of Privatization and Competition in the Telecommunications Sector around the World
    Journal of Law and Economics, 2004, 47, (2), 395-430 View citations (32)

2003

  1. The Timing of Marriage in China
    Annals of Economics and Finance, 2003, 4, (2), 343-357 Downloads
  2. Who gets credit? The behavior of bureaucrats and state banks in allocating credit to Chinese state-owned enterprises
    Journal of Development Economics, 2003, 71, (2), 533-559 Downloads View citations (45)

2002

  1. Are There Returns To The Wages Of Young Men From Working While In School?
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2002, 84, (2), 221-236 Downloads View citations (48)
    See also Working Paper (1999)
  2. The Political Economy of Privatization and Competition: Cross-Country Evidence from the Telecommunications Sector
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2002, 30, (3), 439-462 Downloads View citations (30)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2001

  1. Empirical Effects of Performance Contracts: Evidence from China
    Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, 2001, 17, (1), 168-200 View citations (23)

2000

  1. Bureaucrats, State Banks, and the Efficiency of Credit Allocation: The Experience of Chinese State-Owned Enterprises
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2000, 28, (1), 1-31 Downloads View citations (39)
  2. Control, Incentives and Competition: The Impact of Reform on Chinese State-owned Enterprises
    The Economics of Transition, 2000, 8, (1), 151-173 Downloads View citations (12)
  3. Corporate Performance in the East Asian Financial Crisis
    World Bank Research Observer, 2000, 15, (1), 23-46 Downloads View citations (35)
  4. Corruption, Income Distribution, and Growth
    Economics and Politics, 2000, 12, (2), 155-182 Downloads View citations (67)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  5. Explaining the changes of income distribution in China
    China Economic Review, 2000, 11, (2), 149-170 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

1998

  1. Determinants of the Repartitioning of Property Rights between the Government and State Enterprises
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 1998, 46, (3), 537-60
  2. Information, Incentives, and Commitment: An Empirical Analysis of Contracts between Government and State Enterprises
    Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, 1998, 14, (2), 358-78 View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper (1997)

Chapters

2004

  1. El intento de privatización de las empresas de agua y desagüe de Lima-Perú
    Chapter 7 in Experiencias de regulación en el Perú, 2004, vol. 1, pp 295-332
 
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