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Workplace:Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina-Chapel-Hill, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers


  1. From Quantity to Quality: Delivering a Home-based Parenting Intervention through China’s Family Planning Cadres
    Working Papers of LICOS - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), LICOS - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Ordeal Mechanisms, Information, and the Cost-Effectiveness of Subsidies: Evidence from Subsidized Eyeglasses in Rural China
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  1. Can Bureaucrats Really Be Paid Like CEOs? School Administrator Incentives for Anemia Reduction in Rural China
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)

Journal Articles


  1. Can Bureaucrats Really Be Paid Like Ceos? Substitution Between Incentives and Resources Among School Administrators in China
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2020, 18, (1), 165-201 Downloads
  2. Market competition and demand for skills in a credence goods market: Evidence from face-to-face and web-based non-physician clinician training in rural China
    PLOS ONE, 2020, 15, (6), 1-17 Downloads
  3. Parental Migration and Early Childhood Development in Rural China
    Demography, 2020, 57, (2), 403-422 Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Seeing Is Believing: Experimental Evidence on the Impact of Eyeglasses on Academic Performance, Aspirations, and Dropout among Junior High School Students in Rural China
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2020, 68, (2), 335 - 355 Downloads View citations (2)
  5. The impact of pay-for-percentile incentive on low-achieving students in rural China
    Economics of Education Review, 2020, 75, (C) Downloads View citations (1)
  6. “At three years of age, we can see the future”: Cognitive skills and the life cycle of rural Chinese children
    Demographic Research, 2020, 43, (7), 169-182 Downloads


  1. Pay by Design: Teacher Performance Pay Design and the Distribution of Student Achievement
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2019, 37, (3), 621 - 662 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Using community health workers to deliver a scalable integrated parenting program in rural China: A cluster-randomized controlled trial
    Social Science & Medicine, 2019, 239, (C) Downloads View citations (1)


  1. Contract teachers and student achievement in rural China: evidence from class fixed effects
    Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2018, 62, (2), 299-322 Downloads View citations (1)


  1. Impact of text message reminders on caregivers' adherence to a home fortification program against child anemia in rural western China: A cluster-randomized controlled trial
    American Journal of Public Health, 2016, 106, (7), 1256-1262 Downloads View citations (1)


  1. The Han-Minority Achievement Gap, Language, and Returns to Schools in Rural China
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2015, 63, (2), 319 - 359 Downloads View citations (3)


  1. Do you get what you pay for with school-based health programs? Evidence from a child nutrition experiment in rural China
    Economics of Education Review, 2013, 37, (C), 1-12 Downloads View citations (5)


  1. Effectiveness of provider incentives for anaemia reduction in rural China: a cluster randomised trial
    EconStor Open Access Articles, 2012, 1-10 Downloads View citations (46)
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