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Postal address:Development Research Group World Bank MSN MC 3-311 1818 H St NW Washington, DC 20433
Workplace:Economics Research, World Bank Group, (more information at EDIRC)
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Working Papers

2021

  1. Can Information Influence the Social Insurance Participation Decision of China's Rural Migrants?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2021)

2019

  1. Is Consanguinity an Impediment to Child Development Outcomes?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads

2016

  1. Chronic and Transient Poverty: Measurement and Estimation, with Evidence from China
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality (2006) Downloads View citations (6)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2006) Downloads View citations (6)
    Cahiers de recherche, CIRPEE (2006) Downloads View citations (7)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2010)

2015

  1. The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, Disruptions to Education, and the Returns to Schooling in Urban China
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in HKUST IEMS Working Paper Series, HKUST Institute for Emerging Market Studies (2015) Downloads View citations (10)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2008) Downloads View citations (29)

    See also Journal Article in Economic Development and Cultural Change (2019)

2014

  1. Protecting Child Nutritional Status in the Aftermath of a Financial Crisis: Evidence from Indonesia
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2010) Downloads View citations (7)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2015)
  2. Village Political Economy, Land Tenure Insecurity, and the Rural to Urban Migration Decision: Evidence from China
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2018)

2013

  1. China's 2008 Labor Contract Law: Implementation and Implications for China's Workers
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. WAS CHINA’S RATE OF POVERTY REDUCTION EVEN FASTER THAN ROUTINELY ASSUMED? ACCOUNTING FOR THE EFFECTS OF MIGRATION
    2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C., Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads

2012

  1. A Control Function Approach to Estimating Dynamic Probit Models with Endogenous Regressors, with an Application to the Study of Poverty Persistence in China
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2010) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Does It Pay to Be a Cadre? Estimating the Returns to Being a Local Official in Rural China
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (14)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2012) Downloads View citations (14)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Comparative Economics (2012)
  3. Patterns and correlates of intergenerational non-time transfers: evidence from CHARLS
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)
  4. Weathering a storm: survey-based perspectives on employment in China in the aftermath of the global financial crisis
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)

2011

  1. The Labor Supply and Retirement Behavior of China's Older Workers and Elderly in Comparative Perspective
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2011) Downloads View citations (9)

2010

  1. Can China's rural elderly count on support from adult children ? implications of rural-to-urban migration
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (24)
  2. Did higher inequality impede growth in rural China ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2011)
  3. The impact of the global financial crisis on off-farm employment and earnings in rural China
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in World Development (2011)

2008

  1. Economic Restructuring and Retirement in Urban China
    Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  2. Migrant Labor Markets and the Welfare of Rural Households in the Developing World: Evidence from China
    2008 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2008, Orlando, Florida, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (51)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2008) Downloads View citations (38)

    See also Journal Article in The World Bank Economic Review (2018)
  3. Migrant opportunity and the educational attainment of youth in rural China
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (40)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2006) Downloads View citations (31)
    Department of Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics, Williams College (2005) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2017)

2007

  1. Inequality and Poverty in China during Reform
    Working Papers PMMA, PEP-PMMA Downloads View citations (12)

2006

  1. Elder Parent Health and the Migration Decision of Adult Children: Evidence from Rural China
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Inequality and Growth in Rural China: Does Higher Inequality Impede Growth?
    Working Papers, University of Toronto, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (14)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2006) Downloads View citations (16)

2005

  1. Income Inequality During China's Economic Transition
    Working Papers, University of Toronto, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (20)

2004

  1. The Evolution of Income Inequality in Rural China
    William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan Downloads View citations (16)
    Also in Working Papers, University of Toronto, Department of Economics (2003) Downloads View citations (20)

    See also Journal Article in Economic Development and Cultural Change (2005)

2003

  1. How has Economic Restructuring Affected China???s Urban Workers?*
    William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan Downloads View citations (17)

2000

  1. Is Life More Risky in the Open? Household Risk-Coping and the Opening of China's Labor Markets
    William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2006)

1997

  1. Giving Credit Where Credit is Due: The Changing Role of Rural Financial Institutions in China
    William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan Downloads View citations (11)

Journal Articles

2021

  1. Can information influence the social insurance participation decision of China's rural migrants?
    Journal of Development Economics, 2021, 150, (C) Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2021)

2020

  1. Is consanguinity an impediment to child development?
    Population Studies, 2020, 74, (2), 139-159 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Migration and human capital accumulation in China
    IZA World of Labor, 2020, 476 Downloads View citations (1)

2019

  1. The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, Disruptions to Education, and the Returns to Schooling in Urban China
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2019, 68, (1), 131 - 164 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2018

  1. Gender Patterns of Eldercare in China
    Feminist Economics, 2018, 24, (2), 54-76 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Migrant Labor Markets and the Welfare of Rural Households in the Developing World: Evidence from China
    The World Bank Economic Review, 2018, 32, (1), 1-18 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  3. Village Political Economy, Land Tenure Insecurity, and the Rural to Urban Migration Decision: Evidence from China
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2018, 100, (2), 521-544 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2017

  1. Migrant Opportunity and the Educational Attainment of Youth in Rural China
    Journal of Human Resources, 2017, 52, (1), 272-311 Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2015

  1. Protecting child nutritional status in the aftermath of a financial crisis: Evidence from Indonesia
    Journal of Development Economics, 2015, 114, (C), 97-106 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2013

  1. A Control Function Approach to Estimating Dynamic Probit Models with Endogenous Regressors
    Journal of Econometric Methods, 2013, 2, (1), 69-87 Downloads View citations (26)

2012

  1. Does it pay to be a cadre? Estimating the returns to being a local official in rural China
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2012, 40, (3), 337-356 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2011

  1. Did Higher Inequality Impede Growth in Rural China?
    Economic Journal, 2011, 121, (557), 1281-1309 Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Off-farm Employment and Earnings in Rural China
    World Development, 2011, 39, (5), 797-807 Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2010

  1. Chronic and transient poverty: Measurement and estimation, with evidence from China
    Journal of Development Economics, 2010, 91, (2), 266-277 Downloads View citations (65)
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2007

  1. Elderly parent health and the migration decisions of adult children: Evidence from rural China
    Demography, 2007, 44, (2), 265-288 Downloads View citations (57)
  2. Precautionary Behavior, Migrant Networks, and Household Consumption Decisions: An Empirical Analysis Using Household Panel Data from Rural China
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2007, 89, (3), 534-551 Downloads View citations (92)

2006

  1. How well do children insure parents against low retirement income? An analysis using survey data from urban China
    Journal of Public Economics, 2006, 90, (12), 2229-2255 Downloads View citations (78)
  2. Is life more risky in the open? Household risk-coping and the opening of China's labor markets
    Journal of Development Economics, 2006, 81, (1), 25-60 Downloads View citations (57)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  3. Reemployment of dislocated workers in urban China: The roles of information and incentives
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2006, 34, (3), 582-607 Downloads View citations (27)

2005

  1. The Evolution of Income Inequality in Rural China
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2005, 53, (4), 769-824 Downloads View citations (130)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  2. What is China's true unemployment rate?
    China Economic Review, 2005, 16, (2), 149-170 Downloads View citations (54)

2003

  1. Competition under credit rationing: theory and evidence from rural China
    Journal of Development Economics, 2003, 71, (2), 463-495 Downloads View citations (28)

Books

2012

  1. The Elderly and Old Age Support in Rural China: Challenges and Prospects
    World Bank Publications - Books, The World Bank Group Downloads View citations (66)

2010

  1. New Insights into the Provision of Health Services in Indonesia: A Health Workforce Study
    World Bank Publications - Books, The World Bank Group Downloads View citations (6)

Chapters

2013

  1. Expanding Social Insurance Coverage in Urban China
    A chapter in Labor Market Issues in China, 2013, vol. 37, pp 123-179 Downloads View citations (17)
 
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