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Workplace:China Center for Economic Research (CCER), Peking University, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2017

  1. The Rise and Fall of Local Elections in China: Theory and Empirical Evidence on the Autocrat's Trade-off
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2016

  1. Manufacturing as the Key Engine of Economic Growth for Middle-Income Economies
    ADBI Working Papers, Asian Development Bank Institute Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy (2017)

2015

  1. Fixed exchange rate regimes, real undervaluation and economic growth
    BOFIT Discussion Papers, Bank of Finland, Institute for Economies in Transition Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of International Commerce, Economics and Policy (JICEP) (2016)
  2. Making Democracy Work: Culture, Social Capital and Elections in China
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2015) Downloads View citations (7)

2013

  1. Social Fragmentation, Public Goods and Elections: Evidence from China
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2013) Downloads View citations (2)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2012) Downloads View citations (1)

2012

  1. Elections in China
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
  2. The Effects of Democratization on Public Goods and Redistribution: Evidence from China
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads View citations (12)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2012) Downloads View citations (14)

2011

  1. Do Local Elections in Non-Democracies Increase Accountability? Evidence from Rural China
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (21)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2011) Downloads View citations (26)
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2011) Downloads View citations (25)

2010

  1. Unions Improve Chinese Workers' Welfare
    Labor Economics Working Papers, East Asian Bureau of Economic Research Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Unions Improve Chinese Workers' Welfare - Results from 1,268 Firms
    Microeconomics Working Papers, East Asian Bureau of Economic Research Downloads View citations (2)

2009

  1. A Chinese Way of Democratization?
    Development Economics Working Papers, East Asian Bureau of Economic Research Downloads

2007

  1. Local elections and consumption insurance: evidence from Chinese villages
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)

2006

  1. Grassroots Democracy and Income Distribution: Evidence from Village Elections in China
    Governance Working Papers, East Asian Bureau of Economic Research Downloads View citations (2)
  2. 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)
  3. Impacts of Privatization on Employment - Evidence from China
    Microeconomics Working Papers, East Asian Bureau of Economic Research Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies (2010)

1999

  1. Market versus administrative reallocation of agricultural land in a period of rapid industrialization
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Specialization without regret - transfer rights, agricultural productivity, and investment in an industrializing economy
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (8)

1996

  1. ABSTRACT OF DIMENSIONS AND DIVERSITY OF PROPERTY RIGHTS IN RURAL CHINA: DILEMMAS ON THE ROAD TO FURTHER REFORM
    Staff Papers, University of Wisconsin Madison, AAE Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Dimensions and Diversity of Property Rights in Rural China: Delimmas on the Road to Further Reform
    Wisconsin-Madison Agricultural and Applied Economics Staff Papers, Wisconsin-Madison Agricultural and Applied Economics Department Downloads
    See also Journal Article in World Development (1998)

Journal Articles

2018

  1. Women’s political participation and gender gaps of education in China: 1950–1990
    World Development, 2018, 106, (C), 220-237 Downloads

2017

  1. Manufacturing as the key engine of economic growth for middle-income economies
    Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, 2017, 22, (1), 47-70 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2016

  1. Fixed Exchange Rate Regimes, Real Undervaluation, and Economic Growth
    Journal of International Commerce, Economics and Policy (JICEP), 2016, 07, (02), 1-35 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  2. Will China be Able to Avoid the Japan Syndrome?
    China & World Economy, 2016, 24, (5), 98-121 Downloads View citations (3)

2015

  1. Financial structure, corporate savings and current account imbalances
    Journal of International Money and Finance, 2015, 54, (C), 142-167 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Individual social welfare preferences: An experimental study
    Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), 2015, 57, (C), 89-97 Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Informal Institutions, Collective Action, and Public Investment in Rural China
    American Political Science Review, 2015, 109, (2), 371-391 Downloads View citations (6)
  4. Subnational leaders and economic growth: evidence from Chinese cities
    Journal of Economic Growth, 2015, 20, (4), 405-436 Downloads View citations (21)

2014

  1. Health shocks, village elections, and household income: Evidence from rural China
    China Economic Review, 2014, 30, (C), 155-168 Downloads

2013

  1. Unions and Workers' Welfare in Chinese Firms
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2013, 31, (3), 633 - 667 Downloads View citations (26)

2012

  1. Environmental Compliance and Firm Performance: Evidence from China
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2012, 74, (3), 397-424 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Local elections and consumption insurance
    The Economics of Transition, 2012, 20, (3), 521-547 Downloads
  3. STRUCTURAL CHANGE IN A SMALL OPEN ECONOMY: AN APPLICATION TO SOUTH KOREA
    Pacific Economic Review, 2012, 17, (1), 29-56 Downloads View citations (15)

2011

  1. Economic Growth in China: Productivity and Policy
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2011, 73, 719-721 Downloads
  2. The Cursed Virtue: Government Infrastructural Investment and Household Consumption in Chinese Provinces
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2011, 73, 856-877 Downloads View citations (9)
  3. The Relationship between China's Export-led Growth and Its Double Transition of Demographic Change and Industrialization-super-∗
    Asian Economic Papers, 2011, 10, (2), 52-76 Downloads View citations (3)

2010

  1. Health shocks and children's school attainments in rural China
    Economics of Education Review, 2010, 29, (3), 375-382 Downloads View citations (30)
  2. Impacts of privatization on employment: evidence from China
    Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies, 2010, 8, (2), 133-156 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2009

  1. Labour, Demography, and the Export-oriented Growth Model in China
    The Journal of Comparative Economic Studies (JCES), 2009, 5, 61-78 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Law, Finance, and Economic Growth in China: An Introduction
    World Development, 2009, 37, (4), 753-762 Downloads View citations (15)
  3. The Effectiveness of Law, Financial Development, and Economic Growth in an Economy of Financial Repression: Evidence from China
    World Development, 2009, 37, (4), 763-777 Downloads View citations (11)

2008

  1. Does grassroots democracy reduce income inequality in China?
    Journal of Public Economics, 2008, 92, (10-11), 2182-2198 Downloads View citations (31)

2007

  1. Externalities and development of heavy industry
    Frontiers of Economics in China, 2007, 2, (4), 467-489 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Grassroots Democracy and Local Governance: Evidence from Rural China
    World Development, 2007, 35, (10), 1635-1649 Downloads View citations (25)

2006

  1. Gender Gaps in Access to Health Care in Rural China
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2006, 55, (1), 87-107 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Understanding China’s Economic Transformation
    World Economics, 2006, 7, (2), 73-95 Downloads
  3. Village Elections, Accountability and Income Distribution in Rural China
    China & World Economy, 2006, 14, (6), 20-38 Downloads View citations (2)

2005

  1. Causes of privatization in China
    The Economics of Transition, 2005, 13, (2), 211-238 Downloads View citations (5)

2004

  1. Land Tenure Choice in Chinese Villages: The Rational versus the Political Model
    Land Economics, 2004, 80, (4) Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Political Process and Efficient Institutional Change
    Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), 2004, 160, (3), 439-453 Downloads View citations (5)

2003

  1. Public service provision and the demand for electric appliances in rural China
    China Economic Review, 2003, 14, (2), 131-141 Downloads View citations (5)

2002

  1. Local versus Global Separability in Agricultural Household Models: The Factor Price Equalization Effect of Land Transfer Rights
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2002, 84, (3), 702-715 Downloads View citations (70)
  2. Market Reforms, Technological Capabilities and the Performance of Small Enterprises in China
    Small Business Economics, 2002, 18, (1-3), 197-211 Downloads View citations (4)

2000

  1. The Development of the Land Lease Market in Rural China
    Land Economics, 2000, 76, (2), 252-266 Downloads View citations (38)

1999

  1. Implementation of socially optimal outcomes in the liquidation of public enterprises in China
    China Economic Review, 1999, 10, (1), 41-58 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Rural industry and labor market integration in eastern China
    Journal of Development Economics, 1999, 59, (2), 463-496 Downloads View citations (22)

1998

  1. Dimensions and diversity of property rights in rural China: Dilemmas on the road to further reform
    World Development, 1998, 26, (10), 1789-1806 Downloads View citations (58)
    See also Working Paper (1996)

Chapters

2014

  1. The Chinese Growth Miracle
    Chapter 07 in Handbook of Economic Growth, 2014, vol. 2, pp 943-1031 Downloads View citations (6)

2004

  1. Government Commitment and the Outcome of Privatization in China
    A chapter in Governance, Regulation, and Privatization in the Asia-Pacific Region, 2004, pp 251-276 Downloads
 
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