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Homepage:https://www.dundee.ac.uk/business/staff/profile/yu-zhu.php
Postal address:University of Dundee School of Business 3 Perth Road Dundee, DD1 4HN UK
Workplace:Department of Economics Studies, University of Dundee, (more information at EDIRC)
Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2022

  1. Does It Pay to Attend More Selective High Schools? Regression Discontinuity Evidence from China
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
  2. Does the Employment Effect of National Minimum Wage Vary by Non-employment Rate? A Regression Discontinuity Approach
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    Also in GLO Discussion Paper Series, Global Labor Organization (GLO) (2022) Downloads

    See also Journal Article Does the employment effect of national minimum wage vary by non‐employment rate? A regression discontinuity approach, Manchester School, University of Manchester (2023) Downloads (2023)
  3. Returns to Education in China: Evidence from the Great Higher Education Expansion
    GLO Discussion Paper Series, Global Labor Organization (GLO) Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article Returns to education in China: Evidence from the great higher education expansion, China Economic Review, Elsevier (2022) Downloads View citations (5) (2022)
  4. Returns to Higher Education - Graduate and Discipline Premiums
    GLO Discussion Paper Series, Global Labor Organization (GLO) Downloads
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2022) Downloads

2021

  1. Does Higher Education Make You More Entrepreneurial? Causal Evidence from China
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Journal Article Does higher education make you more entrepreneurial? Causal evidence from China, Journal of Business Research, Elsevier (2021) Downloads View citations (12) (2021)
  2. Higher Education Expansion and Supply of Teachers in China
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    See also Journal Article Higher education expansion and supply of teachers in China, China Economic Review, Elsevier (2022) Downloads View citations (7) (2022)
  3. How much does degree choice matter?
    IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article How much does degree choice matter?, Labour Economics, Elsevier (2022) Downloads (2022)
  4. The Impact of an Un(der)Funded Inclusive Education Policy: Evidence from the 2013 China Education Panel Survey
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article The impact of an un(der)funded inclusive education policy: Evidence from the 2013 China education panel survey, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier (2021) Downloads View citations (8) (2021)

2020

  1. Elite School Designation and Housing Prices: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Beijing, China
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (11)
  2. Higher Education Expansion, the Hukou System, and Returns to Education in China
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (7)
  3. Overeducation, Major Mismatch, and Return to Higher Education Tiers: Evidence from Novel Data Source of a Major Online Recruitment Platform in China
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article Overeducation, major mismatch, and return to higher education tiers: Evidence from novel data source of a major online recruitment platform in China, China Economic Review, Elsevier (2021) Downloads View citations (9) (2021)

2019

  1. Returns to Higher Education Subjects and Tiers in China: Evidence from the China Family Panel Studies
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in GLO Discussion Paper Series, Global Labor Organization (GLO) (2018) Downloads View citations (4)

2018

  1. Elite School Designation and House Prices - Quasi-experimental Evidence from Beijing, China
    GLO Discussion Paper Series, Global Labor Organization (GLO) Downloads
  2. Returns to Higher Education in China: Evidence from the 1999 Higher Education Expansion Using Fuzzy Regression Discontinuity
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article Returns to higher education in China – evidence from the 1999 higher education expansion using a fuzzy regression discontinuity, Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals (2022) Downloads View citations (1) (2022)

2017

  1. An exact and robust conformal inference method for counterfactual and synthetic controls
    CeMMAP working papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies Downloads
  2. University Selectivity and the Graduate Wage Premium: Evidence from the UK
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (4)
  3. University Selectivity and the Relative Returns to Higher Education: Evidence from the UK
    GLO Discussion Paper Series, Global Labor Organization (GLO) Downloads
    See also Journal Article University selectivity and the relative returns to higher education: Evidence from the UK, Labour Economics, Elsevier (2018) Downloads View citations (27) (2018)

2014

  1. Intergenerational Mobility of Housework Time in the United Kingdom
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article Intergenerational mobility of housework time in the United Kingdom, Review of Economics of the Household, Springer (2018) Downloads View citations (23) (2018)
  2. Political Uncertainty and Household Savings
    Discussion Paper Series in Economics, Norwegian School of Economics, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2014) Downloads View citations (1)
    Discussion Papers, Statistics Norway, Research Department (2014) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article Political uncertainty and household savings, Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier (2017) Downloads View citations (24) (2017)

2013

  1. The Causal Effect of Deficiency at English on Female Immigrants' Labor Market Outcomes in the UK
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Studies in Economics, School of Economics, University of Kent (2013) Downloads View citations (6)

2012

  1. English Deficiency and the Native-Immigrant Wage Gap
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Studies in Economics, School of Economics, University of Kent (2012) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article English deficiency and the native–immigrant wage gap, Economics Letters, Elsevier (2013) Downloads View citations (33) (2013)

2011

  1. Differences by Degree: Evidence of the Net Financial Rates of Return to Undergraduate Study for England and Wales
    Working Papers, AlmaLaurea Inter-University Consortium Downloads View citations (85)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2010) Downloads View citations (5)

    See also Journal Article Differences by degree: Evidence of the net financial rates of return to undergraduate study for England and Wales, Economics of Education Review, Elsevier (2011) Downloads View citations (82) (2011)
  2. Precautionary savings by natives and immigrants in Germany
    Post-Print, HAL Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in SOEPpapers on Multidisciplinary Panel Data Research, DIW Berlin, The German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) (2007) Downloads View citations (20)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2007) Downloads View citations (20)
    Studies in Economics, School of Economics, University of Kent (2008) Downloads

    See also Journal Article Precautionary savings by natives and immigrants in Germany, Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals (2012) Downloads View citations (19) (2012)
  3. What Determines Post-Compulsory Educational Choice? Evidence from the Longitudinal Survey of Young People in England
    Studies in Economics, School of Economics, University of Kent Downloads

2010

  1. The Changing Economic Advantage From Private School
    CEE Discussion Papers, Centre for the Economics of Education, LSE Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2010) Downloads View citations (7)
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2010) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article The Changing Economic Advantage from Private Schools, Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science (2012) Downloads View citations (23) (2012)
  2. The Effect of Education on Marital Status and Partner Characteristics: Evidence from the UK
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (8)

2009

  1. Do Migrants Really Save More? Understanding the Impact of Remittances on Savings in Rural China
    Studies in Economics, School of Economics, University of Kent Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article Do Migrants Really Save More? Understanding the Impact of Remittances on Savings in Rural China, Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals (2011) Downloads View citations (3) (2011)
  2. The Causal Effect of Teen Motherhood on Worklessness
    Studies in Economics, School of Economics, University of Kent Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Where Did All the Remittances Go? Understanding the Impact of Remittances on Consumption Patterns in Rural China
    Studies in Economics, School of Economics, University of Kent Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article Where did all the remittances go? Understanding the impact of remittances on consumption patterns in rural China, Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals (2014) Downloads View citations (23) (2014)

2008

  1. Child Support and Educational Outcomes: Evidence from the British Household Panel Survey
    Studies in Economics, School of Economics, University of Kent Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Competition for private and state school teachers
    CEE Discussion Papers, Centre for the Economics of Education, LSE Downloads View citations (7)
  3. Multiple job holding in the United Kingdom: evidence from the Bristish household panel survey
    NBS Discussion Papers in Economics, Economics, Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article Multiple job holding in the United Kingdom: evidence from the British Household Panel Survey, Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals (2009) Downloads View citations (27) (2009)
  4. Overqualification, Job Dissatisfaction, and Increasing Dispersion in the Returns to Graduate Education
    Studies in Economics, School of Economics, University of Kent Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Journal Article Overqualification, job dissatisfaction, and increasing dispersion in the returns to graduate education, Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press (2010) Downloads View citations (141) (2010)
  5. The College Wage Premium and the Expansion of Higher Education in the UK
    Working Papers, Geary Institute, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (113)
    Also in Studies in Economics, School of Economics, University of Kent (2008) Downloads View citations (97)

    See also Journal Article The College Wage Premium and the Expansion of Higher Education in the UK, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell (2008) Downloads View citations (110) (2008)

2007

  1. Do Dads matter? Or is it just their money that matters? Unpicking the effects of separation on educational outcomes by and
    Working Papers, Geary Institute, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (4)
  2. The College Wage Premium, Overeducation, and the Expansion of Higher Education in the UK by and
    Working Papers, Geary Institute, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Who Benefits from Child Benefit?
    Working Papers, Geary Institute, University College Dublin Downloads
    Also in The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS), University of Warwick, Department of Economics (2006) Downloads View citations (7)
    Economic Research Papers, University of Warwick - Department of Economics (2006) Downloads

    See also Journal Article WHO BENEFITS FROM CHILD BENEFIT?, Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International (2012) Downloads View citations (22) (2012)

2005

  1. The College Wage Premium, Overeducation, and the Expansion of Higher Education in the UK
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (24)

2004

  1. Child Support and Partnership Dissolution: Evidence from the UK
    Studies in Economics, School of Economics, University of Kent Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Child support liability and partnership dissolution
    IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies Downloads View citations (2)

2003

  1. Does Education Raise Productivity or Just Reflect It?
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Working Papers, School of Economics, University College Dublin (2003) Downloads View citations (1)
    Open Access publications, School of Economics, University College Dublin (2002) Downloads View citations (9)

    See also Journal Article Does Education Raise Productivity, or Just Reflect it?, Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society (2004) View citations (147) (2004)
  2. Welfare and the Returns to Education: The Interaction between Welfare, Work and Wages in the UK
    Royal Economic Society Annual Conference 2003, Royal Economic Society Downloads

1999

  1. Child Support Reform: Some Analysis of the 1999 White Paper
    The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS), University of Warwick, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Economic Research Papers, University of Warwick - Department of Economics (1999) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article Child support reform: some analysis of the 1999 White Paper, Fiscal Studies, Institute for Fiscal Studies (2000) Downloads View citations (3) (2000)

1998

  1. A Framework for Empirical Modelling of Consumer Demand with Latent Quality Attributes
    Discussion Papers, Statistics Norway, Research Department Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The Labour Supply of Married Mothers and the Effects of Intra-Household Redistribution
    Keele Department of Economics Discussion Papers (1995-2001), Department of Economics, Keele University
  3. The Pattern of Household Savings during a Hyperinflation The Case of Urban China in the Late 1980s
    Discussion Papers, Statistics Norway, Research Department Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article The Pattern of Household Savings During a Hyperinflation: The Case of Urban China in the Late 1980s, Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth (2001) Downloads View citations (10) (2001)

Journal Articles

2023

  1. Does the employment effect of national minimum wage vary by non‐employment rate? A regression discontinuity approach
    Manchester School, 2023, 91, (1), 18-36 Downloads
    See also Working Paper Does the Employment Effect of National Minimum Wage Vary by Non-employment Rate? A Regression Discontinuity Approach, IZA Discussion Papers (2022) Downloads (2022)

2022

  1. Higher education expansion and supply of teachers in China
    China Economic Review, 2022, 71, (C) Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper Higher Education Expansion and Supply of Teachers in China, IZA Discussion Papers (2021) Downloads (2021)
  2. How much does degree choice matter?
    Labour Economics, 2022, 79, (C) Downloads
    See also Working Paper How much does degree choice matter?, IFS Working Papers (2021) Downloads View citations (1) (2021)
  3. Returns to education in China: Evidence from the great higher education expansion
    China Economic Review, 2022, 74, (C) Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper Returns to Education in China: Evidence from the Great Higher Education Expansion, GLO Discussion Paper Series (2022) Downloads View citations (5) (2022)
  4. Returns to higher education in China – evidence from the 1999 higher education expansion using a fuzzy regression discontinuity
    Applied Economics Letters, 2022, 29, (6), 489-494 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper Returns to Higher Education in China: Evidence from the 1999 Higher Education Expansion Using Fuzzy Regression Discontinuity, IZA Discussion Papers (2018) Downloads View citations (7) (2018)

2021

  1. Does higher education make you more entrepreneurial? Causal evidence from China
    Journal of Business Research, 2021, 135, (C), 543-558 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper Does Higher Education Make You More Entrepreneurial? Causal Evidence from China, IZA Discussion Papers (2021) Downloads View citations (13) (2021)
  2. Overeducation, major mismatch, and return to higher education tiers: Evidence from novel data source of a major online recruitment platform in China
    China Economic Review, 2021, 66, (C) Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper Overeducation, Major Mismatch, and Return to Higher Education Tiers: Evidence from Novel Data Source of a Major Online Recruitment Platform in China, IZA Discussion Papers (2020) Downloads View citations (2) (2020)
  3. The effect of deficiency at English on female immigrants’ wage in the UK: correcting for measurement error, endogenous treatment, and sample selection bias
    Applied Economics Letters, 2021, 28, (5), 349-353 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. The impact of an un(der)funded inclusive education policy: Evidence from the 2013 China education panel survey
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2021, 190, (C), 768-784 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper The Impact of an Un(der)Funded Inclusive Education Policy: Evidence from the 2013 China Education Panel Survey, IZA Discussion Papers (2021) Downloads View citations (9) (2021)

2020

  1. Elite school designation and housing prices-quasi-experimental evidence from Beijing, China✰
    Journal of Housing Economics, 2020, 50, (C) Downloads View citations (8)

2019

  1. Does the higher education expansion in the UK reduce the returns to education? A comparison of returning-from-work versus fresh out-of-school graduates
    Economic Modelling, 2019, 79, (C), 276-285 Downloads View citations (1)

2018

  1. Decomposing the language pay gap among the indigenous ethnic minorities of Mexico: is it all down to observables?
    Economics Bulletin, 2018, 38, (2), 689-695 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Harmony in Diversity: Can the One Belt One Road Initiative Promote China’s Outward Foreign Direct Investment?
    Sustainability, 2018, 10, (9), 1-28 Downloads View citations (28)
  3. Intergenerational mobility of housework time in the United Kingdom
    Review of Economics of the Household, 2018, 16, (4), 911-937 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper Intergenerational Mobility of Housework Time in the United Kingdom, IZA Discussion Papers (2014) Downloads View citations (10) (2014)
  4. University selectivity and the relative returns to higher education: Evidence from the UK
    Labour Economics, 2018, 53, (C), 230-249 Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Working Paper University Selectivity and the Relative Returns to Higher Education: Evidence from the UK, GLO Discussion Paper Series (2017) Downloads (2017)
  5. What determines post-compulsory academic studies? Evidence from the longitudinal survey of young people in England
    Applied Economics Letters, 2018, 25, (9), 607-610 Downloads

2017

  1. Political uncertainty and household savings
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2017, 45, (1), 154-170 Downloads View citations (24)
    See also Working Paper Political Uncertainty and Household Savings, Discussion Paper Series in Economics (2014) Downloads View citations (1) (2014)
  2. The impact of Province-Managing-County fiscal reform on primary education in China
    China Economic Review, 2017, 45, (C), 45-61 Downloads View citations (12)
  3. Variation of Land-Expropriated Farmers’ Willingness: A Perspective of Employment and Inhabitance
    Sustainability, 2017, 9, (7), 1-18 Downloads View citations (5)

2014

  1. What a difference a term makes: the effect of educational attainment on marital outcomes in the UK
    Journal of Population Economics, 2014, 27, (2), 387-419 Downloads View citations (13)
  2. Where did all the remittances go? Understanding the impact of remittances on consumption patterns in rural China
    Applied Economics, 2014, 46, (12), 1312-1322 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper Where Did All the Remittances Go? Understanding the Impact of Remittances on Consumption Patterns in Rural China, Studies in Economics (2009) Downloads View citations (4) (2009)

2013

  1. English deficiency and the native–immigrant wage gap
    Economics Letters, 2013, 118, (1), 38-41 Downloads View citations (33)
    See also Working Paper English Deficiency and the Native-Immigrant Wage Gap, IZA Discussion Papers (2012) Downloads View citations (2) (2012)

2012

  1. Precautionary savings by natives and immigrants in Germany
    Applied Economics, 2012, 44, (21), 2767-2776 Downloads View citations (19)
    Also in Applied Economics, 2012, 44, (21), 2767-2776 (2012) Downloads View citations (21)

    See also Working Paper Precautionary savings by natives and immigrants in Germany, Post-Print (2011) Downloads View citations (5) (2011)
  2. The Changing Economic Advantage from Private Schools
    Economica, 2012, 79, (316), 658-679 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper The Changing Economic Advantage From Private School, CEE Discussion Papers (2010) Downloads View citations (3) (2010)
  3. WHO BENEFITS FROM CHILD BENEFIT?
    Economic Inquiry, 2012, 50, (1), 153-170 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper Who Benefits from Child Benefit?, Working Papers (2007) Downloads (2007)

2011

  1. Differences by degree: Evidence of the net financial rates of return to undergraduate study for England and Wales
    Economics of Education Review, 2011, 30, (6), 1177-1186 Downloads View citations (82)
    See also Working Paper Differences by Degree: Evidence of the Net Financial Rates of Return to Undergraduate Study for England and Wales, Working Papers (2011) Downloads View citations (85) (2011)
  2. Do Migrants Really Save More? Understanding the Impact of Remittances on Savings in Rural China
    Journal of Development Studies, 2011, 48, (5), 654-672 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper Do Migrants Really Save More? Understanding the Impact of Remittances on Savings in Rural China, Studies in Economics (2009) Downloads View citations (2) (2009)

2010

  1. Overqualification, job dissatisfaction, and increasing dispersion in the returns to graduate education
    Oxford Economic Papers, 2010, 62, (4), 740-763 Downloads View citations (141)
    See also Working Paper Overqualification, Job Dissatisfaction, and Increasing Dispersion in the Returns to Graduate Education, Studies in Economics (2008) Downloads View citations (13) (2008)

2009

  1. Multiple job holding in the United Kingdom: evidence from the British Household Panel Survey
    Applied Economics, 2009, 41, (21), 2751-2766 Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Working Paper Multiple job holding in the United Kingdom: evidence from the Bristish household panel survey, NBS Discussion Papers in Economics (2008) Downloads View citations (2) (2008)

2008

  1. The College Wage Premium and the Expansion of Higher Education in the UK
    Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2008, 110, (4), 695-709 Downloads View citations (110)
    See also Working Paper The College Wage Premium and the Expansion of Higher Education in the UK, Working Papers (2008) Downloads View citations (113) (2008)

2006

  1. Child Support and Partnership Dissolution
    Economic Journal, 2006, 116, (510), C93-C109 View citations (22)

2005

  1. Education, Work and Wages in the UK
    German Economic Review, 2005, 6, (3), 395-414 Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in German Economic Review, 2005, 6, (3), 395-414 (2005) Downloads View citations (1)

2004

  1. Does Education Raise Productivity, or Just Reflect it?
    Economic Journal, 2004, 114, (499), F499-F517 View citations (147)
    See also Working Paper Does Education Raise Productivity or Just Reflect It?, CEPR Discussion Papers (2003) Downloads View citations (3) (2003)
  2. Income Differential and Out-migration: the Impacts of Between-gap and Within-gap
    Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies, 2004, 2, (1), 27-37 Downloads View citations (1)

2002

  1. Latent total consumption expenditure, unobservable individual preferences and panel data
    Economic Modelling, 2002, 19, (2), 277-293 Downloads

2001

  1. The Pattern of Household Savings During a Hyperinflation: The Case of Urban China in the Late 1980s
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2001, 47, (2), 181-202 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper The Pattern of Household Savings during a Hyperinflation The Case of Urban China in the Late 1980s, Discussion Papers (1998) Downloads View citations (1) (1998)

2000

  1. Child support reform: some analysis of the 1999 White Paper
    Fiscal Studies, 2000, 21, (1), 105-140 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper Child Support Reform: Some Analysis of the 1999 White Paper, The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS) (1999) Downloads View citations (1) (1999)
 
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