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Working Papers

2020

  1. A Tale of Two Countries and Two Stages: South Africa, China, and the Lewis Model
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads
  2. Income inequality and happiness: perceived or actual, widely or narrowly defined, fair or unfair, self- or community-centred inequality?
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics Downloads
  3. The puzzle of falling happiness despite rising income in rural China: ten hypotheses
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics

2018

  1. China’s Increasing Inequality of Wealth: Piketty with Chinese Characteristics?
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics Downloads

2016

  1. China’s Expansion of Higher Education: the Labour Market Consequences of a Supply Shock
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads
    See also Journal Article in China Economic Review (2017)
  2. China’s Inequality is Important – but which Inequality?
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads
  3. The Increasing Inequality of Wealth in China, 2002-2013
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (14)

2014

  1. Memory and Anticipation: New Empirical Support for an Old Theory of the Utility Function
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics Downloads
  2. Minorities in Rural China: Poorer but Inherently Happier?
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Subjective Well-being and Social Evaluation in a Poor Country
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (1)

2013

  1. Inequality in China: an overview
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Research Observer (2014)

2012

  1. China as a Developmental State
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads
    See also Journal Article in The World Economy (2014)
  2. Does China overinvest? Evidence from a panel of Chinese firms
    Discussion Papers, University of Nottingham, GEP Downloads
    Also in SIRE Discussion Papers, Scottish Institute for Research in Economics (SIRE) (2010) Downloads View citations (3)
    Working Papers, Business School - Economics, University of Glasgow (2010) Downloads View citations (3)
    Working Papers, Durham University Business School (2010) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in The European Journal of Finance (2019)
  3. Negative investment in China: financing constraints and restructuring versus growth
    Discussion Papers, University of Nottingham, GEP Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Papers, Durham University Business School (2010) Downloads View citations (2)
    Working Papers, Business School - Economics, University of Glasgow (2010) Downloads View citations (2)
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics (2010) Downloads View citations (2)
    SIRE Discussion Papers, Scottish Institute for Research in Economics (SIRE) (2010) Downloads View citations (8)
  4. The Economic Causes and Consequences of Social Instability in China
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in China Economic Review (2013)

2011

  1. China's macroeconomic imbalances: causes and consequences
    BOFIT Discussion Papers, Bank of Finland, Institute for Economies in Transition Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in The World Economy (2011)
  2. Educational Inequality in China: The Intergenerational Dimension
    University of Western Ontario, Centre for Human Capital and Productivity (CHCP) Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, Centre for Human Capital and Productivity (CHCP) Downloads View citations (6)
  3. Investment and financing constraints in China: does working capital management make a difference?
    Discussion Papers, University of Nottingham, GEP Downloads
    Also in Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics (2010) Downloads View citations (3)
    Working Papers, Business School - Economics, University of Glasgow (2010) Downloads View citations (4)
    SIRE Discussion Papers, Scottish Institute for Research in Economics (SIRE) (2010) Downloads View citations (3)
    Working Papers, Durham University Business School (2010) Downloads View citations (18)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Banking & Finance (2013)
  4. The Evolution of the Migrant Labor Market in China, 2002-2007
    University of Western Ontario, Centre for Human Capital and Productivity (CHCP) Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, Centre for Human Capital and Productivity (CHCP) Downloads

2010

  1. The Puzzle of Migrant Labour Shortage and Rural Labour Surplus in China
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in China Economic Review (2011)

2009

  1. Income, Aspirations and the Hedonic Treadmill in a Poor Society
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2012)
  2. Is Happiness Infectious?
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Scottish Journal of Political Economy (2017)
  3. Why does China invest so much?
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Asian Economic Papers (2010)
  4. Why has China Grown so Fast? The Role of Structural Change
    Proceedings of the German Development Economics Conference, Frankfurt a.M. 2009, Verein für Socialpolitik, Research Committee Development Economics Downloads
    Also in Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics (2008) Downloads View citations (16)

2008

  1. Aspirations, Adaptation and Subjective Well-Being of Rural-Urban Migrants in China
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Can the Augmented Solow Model Explain China's Economic Growth? A Cross-Country Panel Data Analysis
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Education and the Poverty Trap in Rural China
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (3)
  4. The Curious Case of Son Preference and Household Income in Rural China
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads
  5. The Economics of Communist Party Membership: The Curious Case of Rising Numbers and Wage Premium during China’s Transition
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    Also in MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany (2008) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Studies (2009)

2007

  1. China, South Africa and the Lewis Model
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) (2007) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Great Expectations? The Subjective Well-Being of Rural-Urban Migrants in China
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in World Development (2010)
  3. Subjective Well-being and its Determinants in Rural China
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics View citations (35)
    See also Journal Article in China Economic Review (2009)

2005

  1. How Flexible are Wages in Response to Local Unemployment in South Africa?
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in ILR Review (2006)
  2. Subjective well-being poverty versus income poverty and capabilities poverty?
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics
  3. Unemployment in South Africa, 1995-2003: Causes, Problems and Policies
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics
    See also Journal Article in Journal of African Economies (2007)

2004

  1. Community, Comparisons and Subjective Well-being in a Divided Society
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (22)
    Also in Development and Comp Systems, University Library of Munich, Germany (2004) Downloads View citations (19)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2007)
  2. Divergent Means and Convergent Inequality of Incomes among the Provinces and Cities of Urban China
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Race and the Incidence of Unemployment in South Africa
    Labor and Demography, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (32)
    Also in CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford (2001) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Review of Development Economics (2004)
  4. Unemployment in South Africa: the nature of the beast
    Labor and Demography, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (82)
    Also in CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford (2001) Downloads View citations (19)

    See also Journal Article in World Development (2004)
  5. Urban Insiders versus Rural Outsiders: Complementarity or Competition in China`s Urban Labour Market?
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (6)
  6. Well-being poverty versus income poverty and capabilities poverty?
    Development and Comp Systems, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (12)
    Also in CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford (2003) Downloads View citations (23)

2002

  1. The Role of Social Capital in the Labour Market in China
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (15)

2000

  1. Adoption and diffusion of agricultural innovations in Ethiopia: the role of Education
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (24)
  2. Are searching and non-searching unemployment distinct states when unemployment is high? The case of South Africa
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (22)
  3. Education externalities in rural Ethiopia: evidence from average and stochastic frontier production functions
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (25)

1999

  1. A Spatial Analysis of Wages and Incomes in Urban China: Divergent Means, Convergent Inequality
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics View citations (10)
  2. Economic Growth, Economic Reform anf Rising Inequality in China
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics View citations (3)
  3. Increasing Wage Inequality in China: Efficiency Versus Equity?
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics View citations (1)
  4. Unemployment and wages in South Africa: A spatial approach
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (13)

1997

  1. Chinese Peasant Choices: Farming, Rural Industry or Migration
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics View citations (7)
  2. Chinese Rural Migrants in Urban Enterprises: Three Perspectives
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics View citations (26)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Studies (1999)
  3. Labour market policies and outcomes in Zimbabwe
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford View citations (3)

1996

  1. Cumulative Causation and Inequality Among Villages in China
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Oxford Development Studies (1997)

1995

  1. Fiscal Decentralisation, Redistribution and Reform in China
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics View citations (3)

1992

  1. Income Inequality in Rural China: Communities, Households and Resources Mobility
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics View citations (1)
  2. Price Scissors and Intersectoral Resource Transfers: Who Paid Industrialization in China?
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics

1991

  1. The Determinants of Educational Attainment in China
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics View citations (2)
  2. The Length of Life and the Standard of Living: Economic Influences on Premature Death in China
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics View citations (1)

1990

  1. THE DETERMINANTS OF URBAN INCOME INEQUALITY IN CHINA
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics (1991)
  2. THE SPATIAL CONTRIBUTION TO INCOME INEQUALITY IN RURAL CHINA
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Cambridge Journal of Economics (1993)

1988

  1. LEWIS THROUGH A LOOKING GLASS: PUBLIC SECTOR EMPLOYMENT, RENT-SEEKING AND ECONOMIC GROWTH
    Center for Development Economics, Department of Economics, Williams College View citations (3)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (1988) Downloads View citations (4)

Journal Articles

2019

  1. Does China overinvest? Evidence from a panel of Chinese firms
    The European Journal of Finance, 2019, 25, (6), 489-507 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  2. Memory and Anticipation of Income: New Empirical Support for an Old Theory of the Utility Function
    Manchester School, 2019, 87, (5), 694-723 Downloads View citations (1)

2018

  1. JOINT DISTRIBUTION OF FORECASTS AND OUTCOMES: IMPACT OF NON-NORMALITY ON THE MEASUREMENT OF FORECASTING SKILL, WITH APPLICATIONS TO ANALYSTS’ TARGET PRICES
    International Association of Decision Sciences, 2018, 22, (1), 420-459 Downloads

2017

  1. China’s evolving inequality
    Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies, 2017, 15, (4), 307-323 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. China’s expansion of higher education: The labour market consequences of a supply shock
    China Economic Review, 2017, 43, (C), 127-141 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2016)
  3. Fair and unfair inequality in China
    Economic and Political Studies, 2017, 5, (3), 256-265 Downloads
  4. Is Happiness Infectious?
    Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 2017, 64, (1), 1-24 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2016

  1. The Societal Cost of China's Rapid Economic Growth
    Asian Economic Papers, 2016, 15, (2), 138-159 Downloads

2014

  1. China as a Developmental State
    The World Economy, 2014, 37, (10), 1335-1347 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  2. Economic Causes and Cures of Social Instability in China
    China & World Economy, 2014, 22, (2), 5-21 Downloads
  3. Economic Policies for a Harmonious Society: A Symposium: Editorial Introduction
    China & World Economy, 2014, 22, (2), 1-4 Downloads
  4. Inequality in China: An Overview
    World Bank Research Observer, 2014, 29, (1), 1-19 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2013

  1. Investment and financing constraints in China: Does working capital management make a difference?
    Journal of Banking & Finance, 2013, 37, (5), 1490-1507 Downloads View citations (59)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  2. The economic causes and consequences of social instability in China
    China Economic Review, 2013, 25, (C), 17-26 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2012

  1. Income, aspirations and the Hedonic Treadmill in a poor society
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2012, 82, (1), 67-81 Downloads View citations (56)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2011

  1. China’s Macroeconomic Imbalances: Causes and Consequences
    The World Economy, 2011, 34, (9), 1476-1506 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  2. Does Economic Growth Raise Happiness in China?
    Oxford Development Studies, 2011, 39, (1), 1-24 Downloads View citations (30)
  3. Economic Growth in China: Productivity and Policy
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2011, 73, 719-721 Downloads
  4. The puzzle of migrant labour shortage and rural labour surplus in China
    China Economic Review, 2011, 22, (4), 585-600 Downloads View citations (75)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  5. Why has China Grown So Fast? The Role of Physical and Human Capital Formation
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2011, 73, (2), 141-174 View citations (36)

2010

  1. Education and the Poverty Trap in Rural China: Closing the Trap
    Oxford Development Studies, 2010, 38, (1), 1-24 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Great Expectations? The Subjective Well-being of Rural-Urban Migrants in China
    World Development, 2010, 38, (1), 113-124 Downloads View citations (114)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  3. Son Preference and Household Income in Rural China
    Journal of Development Studies, 2010, 46, (10), 1786-1805 Downloads View citations (8)
  4. The Rural-Urban Divide in China: Income but Not Happiness?
    Journal of Development Studies, 2010, 46, (3), 506-534 Downloads View citations (75)
  5. Why Does China Invest So Much?
    Asian Economic Papers, 2010, 9, (3), 87-117 Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2009

  1. Can the augmented Solow model explain China's remarkable economic growth? A cross-country panel data analysis
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2009, 37, (3), 432-452 Downloads View citations (31)
  2. Education and the Poverty Trap in Rural China: Setting the Trap
    Oxford Development Studies, 2009, 37, (4), 311-332 Downloads View citations (10)
  3. Segmentation or competition in China's urban labour market?
    Cambridge Journal of Economics, 2009, 33, (1), 79-94 Downloads View citations (14)
  4. Subjective well-being and its determinants in rural China
    China Economic Review, 2009, 20, (4), 635-649 Downloads View citations (256)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  5. The Economics of Communist Party Membership: The Curious Case of Rising Numbers and Wage Premium during China's Transition
    Journal of Development Studies, 2009, 45, (2), 256-275 Downloads View citations (28)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2008

  1. Reform, Growth, and Inequality in China*
    Asian Economic Policy Review, 2008, 3, (1), 140-158 Downloads View citations (12)
  2. The role of social capital in the labour market in China1
    The Economics of Transition, 2008, 16, (3), 389-414 Downloads View citations (26)

2007

  1. Community, comparisons and subjective well-being in a divided society
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2007, 64, (1), 69-90 Downloads View citations (179)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  2. Production Externalities of Education: Evidence from Rural Ethiopia
    Journal of African Economies, 2007, 16, (1), 134-165 View citations (12)
  3. Unemployment in South Africa, 1995--2003: Causes, Problems and Policies
    Journal of African Economies, 2007, 16, (5), 813-848 Downloads View citations (33)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2006

  1. How Flexible are Wages in Response to Local Unemployment in South Africa?
    ILR Review, 2006, 59, (3), 471-495 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. How High is Urban Unemployment in China?
    Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies, 2006, 4, (2), 91-107 Downloads View citations (26)
  3. Subjective well-being poverty vs. Income poverty and capabilities poverty?
    Journal of Development Studies, 2006, 42, (7), 1199-1224 Downloads View citations (72)
  4. The measurement of unemployment when unemployment is high
    Labour Economics, 2006, 13, (3), 291-315 Downloads View citations (30)
  5. Three Poverties in Urban China
    Review of Development Economics, 2006, 10, (3), 367-387 Downloads View citations (13)
  6. Unemployment duration and earnings of re-employed workers in urban China
    China Economic Review, 2006, 17, (2), 103-119 Downloads View citations (28)
  7. Why Do Girls in Rural China Have Lower School Enrollment?
    World Development, 2006, 34, (9), 1639-1653 Downloads View citations (26)

2005

  1. Wages, firm profitability and labor market segmentation in urban China
    China Economic Review, 2005, 16, (3), 205-228 Downloads View citations (28)

2004

  1. Contrasting paradigms: segmentation and competitiveness in the formation of the chinese labour market
    Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies, 2004, 2, (3), 185-205 Downloads View citations (28)
  2. Externality Effects of Education: Dynamics of the Adoption and Diffusion of an Innovation in Rural Ethiopia
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2004, 53, (1), 93-113 Downloads View citations (29)
  3. Job mobility of residents and migrants in urban China
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2004, 32, (4), 637-660 Downloads View citations (51)
  4. Race and the Incidence of Unemployment in South Africa
    Review of Development Economics, 2004, 8, (2), 198-222 Downloads View citations (31)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  5. Unemployment in South Africa: The Nature of the Beast
    World Development, 2004, 32, (3), 391-408 Downloads View citations (83)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2003

  1. Chinese Peasant Choices: Migration, Rural Industry or Farming
    Oxford Development Studies, 2003, 31, (2), 123-148 Downloads View citations (29)
  2. Increasing urban wage inequality in China
    The Economics of Transition, 2003, 11, (4), 597-619 Downloads View citations (103)
  3. The role of education in facilitating risk-taking and innovation in agriculture
    Journal of Development Studies, 2003, 39, (6), 1-22 Downloads View citations (78)

2002

  1. Causes et conséquences des réductions d'effectifs dans les entreprises publiques en Chine
    Revue d’économie du développement, 2002, 10, (3), 159-189 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Labor retrenchment in China: Determinants and consequences
    China Economic Review, 2002, 13, (2-3), 252-275 Downloads View citations (94)

1999

  1. Chinese rural migrants in urban enterprises: Three perspectives
    Journal of Development Studies, 1999, 35, (3), 73-104 Downloads View citations (61)
    See also Working Paper (1997)
  2. Employment Constraints and Sub-optimality in Chinese Enterprises
    Oxford Economic Papers, 1999, 51, (2), 284-99 View citations (14)
  3. Fiscal decentralization: Incentives, redistribution and reform in China
    Oxford Development Studies, 1999, 27, (1), 5-32 Downloads View citations (19)

1997

  1. Cumulative causation and inequality among villages in China
    Oxford Development Studies, 1997, 25, (2), 149-172 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (1996)
  2. Labour Market Issues in Zimbabwe: Lessons for South Africa
    South African Journal of Economics, 1997, 65, (1), 35-48 Downloads View citations (2)

1996

  1. Educational Attainment and the Rural--Urban Divide in China
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 1996, 58, (1), 83-117 View citations (31)
  2. Primary Education as an Input into Post-primary Education: A Neglected Benefit
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 1996, 58, (1), 211-19 View citations (26)

1995

  1. Price Scissors and Intersectoral Resource Transfers: Who Paid for Industrialization in China?
    Oxford Economic Papers, 1995, 47, (1), 117-35 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Towards a Labour Market in China
    Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 1995, 11, (4), 97-117 View citations (22)
    See also Book (2006)

1993

  1. The Spatial Contribution to Income Inequality in Rural China
    Cambridge Journal of Economics, 1993, 17, (2), 195-213 View citations (45)
    See also Working Paper (1990)

1992

  1. Addendum: Public Sector Employment, Rent Seeking and Economic Growth
    Economic Journal, 1992, 102, (412), 633
  2. Is the Rate of Return on Primary Schooling Really 26 Per Cent?
    Journal of African Economies, 1992, 1, (2), 192-205 View citations (9)

1991

  1. Public Sector Employment, Rent Seeking and Economic Growth
    Economic Journal, 1991, 101, (408), 1186-99 Downloads View citations (43)
  2. The Determinants of Urban Income Inequality in China
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 1991, 53, (2), 123-54 View citations (41)
    See also Working Paper (1990)

1989

  1. The Role of Occupation in the Determination of Wages
    Oxford Economic Papers, 1989, 41, (3), 595-618 Downloads View citations (14)

1987

  1. Educational Policy and Labour Productivity: An Output Accounting Exercise
    Economic Journal, 1987, 97, (385), 199-214 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Educational expansion, government policy and wage compression
    Journal of Development Economics, 1987, 26, (2), 201-221 Downloads View citations (4)
  3. The rate of return on educational expansion
    Economics of Education Review, 1987, 6, (3), 255-262 Downloads View citations (4)
  4. Wage Determination and Labour Market Inflexibility: Introduction
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 1987, 49, (1), 1-8

1986

  1. Wage Structure and Labour Turnover
    Oxford Economic Papers, 1986, 38, (1), 77-93 Downloads View citations (3)

1985

  1. Caste discrimination in the Indian urban labour market
    Journal of Development Economics, 1985, 17, (3), 277-307 Downloads View citations (70)
  2. Earnings, Schooling, Ability, and Cognitive Skills
    American Economic Review, 1985, 75, (5), 1016-30 Downloads View citations (95)
  3. Seniority Payments, Quit Rates, and Internal Labour Markets in Britain and Japan
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 1985, 47, (1), 19-32 View citations (3)
  4. Work, income and inequality. Payment systems in the third world: Frances Stewart, ed., (Macmillan, London, 1983) pp. x + 333, [UK pound]20.00
    Journal of Development Economics, 1985, 18, (2-3), 567-570 Downloads

1983

  1. A Simulation Alternative to the Comparative R2 Approach to Decomposing Inequality
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 1983, 45, (3), 307-12
  2. Educational Expansion and the Kuznets Effect
    American Economic Review, 1983, 73, (5), 1132-36 Downloads View citations (75)
  3. The Role of the Firm in Wage Determination: An African Case Study
    Oxford Economic Papers, 1983, 35, (1), 45-66 Downloads View citations (2)

1982

  1. From Migrants to Proletarians: Employment Experience, Mobility and Wages in Tanzania
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 1982, 44, (3), 199-226 View citations (2)
  2. The Nature of Unemployment in South Africa
    South African Journal of Economics, 1982, 50, (1), 1-7 Downloads View citations (5)

1981

  1. The Returns to Education: Increasing with Experience or Decreasing with Expansion?
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 1981, 43, (1), 51-71 View citations (18)

1980

  1. Has Capitalism Underdeveloped the Labour Reserves of South Africa?
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 1980, 42, (3), 157-201 View citations (6)

1979

  1. Black Wages and Choice of Techniques in South Africa
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 1979, 41, (2), 117-44 View citations (2)
  2. Job Competition, Occupational Productions, and Filtering Down
    Oxford Economic Papers, 1979, 31, (2), 187-204 Downloads View citations (7)

1978

  1. Labour Allocation and Unemployment in South Africa
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 1978, 40, (2), 93-129

1977

  1. An Analysis of Racial Wage Discrimination in South Africa
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 1977, 39, (4), 245-71 View citations (11)

1976

  1. Devaluation and Income Distribution in Less-Developed Economies
    Oxford Economic Papers, 1976, 28, (2), 208-27 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Explaining Income Distribution in Less Developed Countries: A Framework and an Agenda
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 1976, 38, (3), 161-77 View citations (22)

1975

  1. Wages in Africa: What Should a Foreign Firm Do?
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 1975, 37, (2), 73-90 View citations (1)

1973

  1. On the Determination of the General Wage Level: A Rejoinder
    Economic Journal, 1973, 83, (330), 520-22 Downloads

1972

  1. Rural-Urban Income Comparisons and Migration in Ghana
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 1972, 34, (2), 199-228 View citations (2)
  2. The Determination of the General Wage Level: Comment
    Economic Journal, 1972, 82, (326), 677-86 Downloads

1971

  1. Wages and Employment in Developed and Underdeveloped Economies
    Oxford Economic Papers, 1971, 23, (1), 42-58 Downloads

Books

2012

  1. China's Remarkable Economic Growth
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (22)

2006

  1. Towards a Labour Market in China
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press
    See also Journal Article in Oxford Review of Economic Policy (1995)

1999

  1. The Rural-Urban Divide: Economic Disparities and Interactions in China
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (99)

Chapters

2006

  1. The Rural–Urban Divide and the Evaluation of Political Economy in China
    Chapter 2 in Human Development in the Era of Globalization, 2006 Downloads View citations (1)

Editor

  1. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics
    Department of Economics, University of Oxford
 
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