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Workplace:Stanford Center for International Development (SCID), Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR), Stanford University, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2018

  1. Do CEOs Know Best? Evidence from China
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2013

  1. Land Reform and Sex Selection in China
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (20)

2012

  1. Adjusting to Really Big Changes: The Labor Market in China, 1989-2009
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)

2010

  1. Estimating the Effect of the One-Child Policy on Sex Ratio Imbalance in China: Identification Based on the Difference-in-Differences
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Demography (2011)
  2. Family Ties and Organizational Design: Evidence from Chinese Private Firms
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Income Inequality, Status Seeking, and Consumption
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (2)

2009

  1. Entrepreneurship and Growth: Evidence from China
    Discussion Papers, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (12)

2008

  1. Altruism, Favoritism, and Guilt in the Allocation of Family Resources: Sophie's Choice in Mao's Mass Send Down Movement
    Working Papers, Yale University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (2010)

2007

  1. Long-Term Effects Of The 1959-1961 China Famine: Mainland China and Hong Kong
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (52)
  2. Sex Ratios and Crime: Evidence from China’s One-Child Policy
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (26)
  3. The Quantity-Quality Tradeoff of Children in a Developing Country: Identification Using Chinese Twins
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (13)
    Also in REAP Papers, Rural Education Action Project at Stanford University Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Demography (2008)

2006

  1. Economic Returns to Communist Party Membership: Evidence from Urban Chinese Twins
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2007)
  2. Income, Income Inequality, and Health: Evidence from China
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (46)
    Also in Discussion Papers, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Economics (2004) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Comparative Economics (2006)
  3. Mother's Education and Child Health: Is There a Nurturing Effect?
    Discussion Papers, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2009)
  4. Why Does Spousal Education Matter for Earnings? Assortative Mating or Cross-productivity
    Discussion Papers, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)

2005

  1. Does Education Pay in Urban China? Estimating Returns to Education Using Twins
    Discussion Papers, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (14)
  2. Economic Returns to Communist Party Membership: Evidence from Chinese Twins
    Discussion Papers, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Ownership, Efficiency, and Firm Survival in Economic Transition: Evidence from a Chinese Science Park
    Discussion Papers, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Relative Earnings of Husbands and Wives in Urban China
    Discussion Papers, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in China Economic Review (2006)
  5. Relative Performance Evaluation and the Turnover of Provincial Leaders in China
    Discussion Papers, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (80)
    See also Journal Article in Economics Letters (2005)
  6. The Effect of the One-Child Policy on Fertility in China: Identification Based on the Differences-in-Differences
    Discussion Papers, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (12)
  7. Why Do Entrepreneurs Enter Politics?
    Discussion Papers, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (5)

2004

  1. Why Do Governments Privatize?
    Discussion Papers, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan (2001) Downloads View citations (6)

2003

  1. Political Turnover and Economic Performance: The Disciplinary Role of Personnel Control in China
    Discussion Papers, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Privatizing Rural China: Insider Privatization, Innovative Contracts, and the Performance of Township Enterprises1
    Discussion Papers, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (24)

2002

  1. Bank Discrimination in Transition Economies: Ideology, Information or Incentives?
    William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Comparative Economics (2003)

2001

  1. INSIDER PRIVATIZATION WITH A TAIL: THE BUYOUT PRICE AND PERFORMANCE OF PRIVATIZED FIRMS IN RURAL CHINA
    Working Papers, University of California, Davis, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (1)

Undated

  1. Effects of longevity and dependency rates on saving and growth: Evidence from a panel of cross countries
    MRG Discussion Paper Series, School of Economics, University of Queensland, Australia Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2007)
  2. Parental Childcare and Children's Educational Attainment: Evidence from China
    REAP Papers, Rural Education Action Project at Stanford University Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Applied Economics (2005)

Journal Articles

2012

  1. Does attending elite colleges pay in China?
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2012, 40, (1), 78-88 Downloads View citations (15)
  2. Entrepreneurship, private economy and growth: Evidence from China
    China Economic Review, 2012, 23, (4), 948-961 Downloads View citations (26)
  3. Estimating returns to education using twins in urban China
    Journal of Development Economics, 2012, 97, (2), 494-504 Downloads View citations (29)
  4. The End of Cheap Chinese Labor
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2012, 26, (4), 57-74 Downloads View citations (55)

2011

  1. Early commitment on financial aid and college decision making of poor students: Evidence from a randomized evaluation in rural China
    Economics of Education Review, 2011, 30, (4), 627-640 Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Estimating the Effect of the One-Child Policy on the Sex Ratio Imbalance in China: Identification Based on the Difference-in-Differences
    Demography, 2011, 48, (4), 1535-1557 Downloads View citations (28)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  3. Gender earnings gaps in Hong Kong: Empirical evidence from across the earnings distribution in 2006
    China Economic Review, 2011, 22, (1), 151-164 Downloads View citations (5)
  4. Income inequality, consumption, and social-status seeking
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2011, 39, (2), 191-204 Downloads View citations (16)
  5. The human cost of China's industrial growth
    China Economic Review, 2011, 22, (3), 373-382 Downloads

2010

  1. Altruism, Favoritism, and Guilt in the Allocation of Family Resources: Sophie's Choice in Mao's Mass Send-Down Movement
    Journal of Political Economy, 2010, 118, (1), 1-38 Downloads View citations (33)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. INCENTIVES, EQUALITY AND CONTRACT RENEGOTIATIONS: THEORY AND EVIDENCE IN THE CHINESE BANKING INDUSTRY*
    Journal of Industrial Economics, 2010, 58, (1), 156-189 Downloads

2009

  1. Mother's education and child health: Is there a nurturing effect?
    Journal of Health Economics, 2009, 28, (2), 413-426 Downloads View citations (50)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  2. Testing the External Effect of Household Behavior: The Case of the Demand for Children
    Journal of Human Resources, 2009, 44, (4) Downloads View citations (10)
  3. The government's role in China's Olympic glory
    Applied Economics, 2009, 41, (25), 3313-3318 Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Ultrasonography and Sex Ratios in China
    Asian Economic Policy Review, 2009, 4, (1), 121-137 Downloads View citations (20)
  5. Why Does Spousal Education Matter for Earnings? Assortative Mating and Cross-Productivity
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2009, 27, (4), 633-652 Downloads View citations (24)
  6. Winter Heating or Clean Air? Unintended Impacts of China's Huai River Policy
    American Economic Review, 2009, 99, (2), 184-90 Downloads View citations (26)

2008

  1. Political connections, financing and firm performance: Evidence from Chinese private firms
    Journal of Development Economics, 2008, 87, (2), 283-299 Downloads View citations (313)
  2. The quantity-Quality trade-Off of children In a developing country: Identification using chinese twins
    Demography, 2008, 45, (1), 223-243 Downloads View citations (85)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2007

  1. Do High Birth Rates Hamper Economic Growth?
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2007, 89, (1), 110-117 Downloads View citations (60)
  2. Economic Returns to Communist Party Membership: Evidence From Urban Chinese Twins
    Economic Journal, 2007, 117, (523), 1504-1520 Downloads View citations (48)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  3. Effects of longevity and dependency rates on saving and growth: Evidence from a panel of cross countries
    Journal of Development Economics, 2007, 84, (1), 138-154 Downloads View citations (40)
    See also Working Paper
  4. Incentive contracts and bank performance
    The Economics of Transition, 2007, 15, (1), 109-124 Downloads View citations (4)
  5. Testing the collective model of household labor supply: Evidence from China
    China Economic Review, 2007, 18, (4), 389-402 Downloads View citations (10)

2006

  1. Income, income inequality, and health: Evidence from China
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2006, 34, (4), 668-693 Downloads View citations (43)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  2. Relative earnings of husbands and wives in urban China
    China Economic Review, 2006, 17, (4), 412-431 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  3. Why Do Entrepreneurs Enter Politics? Evidence from China
    Economic Inquiry, 2006, 44, (3), 559-578 Downloads View citations (77)

2005

  1. Banks and Enterprise Privatization in China
    Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 2005, 21, (2), 524-546 Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Parental childcare and children's educational attainment: evidence from China
    Applied Economics, 2005, 37, (18), 2067-2076 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper
  3. Partial privatization and screening
    Applied Economics Letters, 2005, 12, (11), 653-655 Downloads
  4. Political turnover and economic performance: the incentive role of personnel control in China
    Journal of Public Economics, 2005, 89, (9-10), 1743-1762 Downloads View citations (285)
  5. Relative performance evaluation and the turnover of provincial leaders in China
    Economics Letters, 2005, 88, (3), 421-425 Downloads View citations (70)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2004

  1. Insider privatization with a tail: the screening contract and performance of privatized firms in rural China
    Journal of Development Economics, 2004, 75, (1), 1-26 Downloads View citations (13)

2003

  1. Bank discrimination in transition economies: ideology, information, or incentives?
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2003, 31, (3), 387-413 Downloads View citations (116)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  2. Government's budget constraint, competition, and privatization: evidence from China's rural industry
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2003, 31, (3), 486-502 Downloads View citations (17)
  3. Reversing privatization as a screening mechanism
    Economics Letters, 2003, 78, (2), 267-271 Downloads View citations (2)

2001

  1. THE RELATIVE IMPORTANCE OF EFFORT, ORGANIZATION, AND TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE IN CHINESE FACTORIES
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 2001, 19, (1), 99-108 Downloads View citations (1)

2000

  1. Saving or stripping rural industry: an analysis of privatization and efficiency in China
    Agricultural Economics, 2000, 23, (3), 241-252 Downloads View citations (21)

Chapters

2010

  1. Comment on "Demographic Transition, Childless Families and Economic Growth"
    A chapter in The Economic Consequences of Demographic Change in East Asia, 2010, pp 373-374 Downloads
  2. Long-Term Effects of Early-Life Development: Evidence from the 1959 to 1961 China Famine
    A chapter in The Economic Consequences of Demographic Change in East Asia, 2010, pp 321-345 Downloads View citations (13)
 
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