China Economics Summer Institute Working Papers

2012
Nathaniel Baum-Snow
Loren Brandt
J. Vernon Henderson
Matthew A. Turner
Qinghua Zhangc
Roads, Railways and Decentralization of Chinese Cities
Ang Sun
Yaohui Zha
Divorce, Abortion and Sex Ratio at Birth: The Effect of the Amended Divorce Law in China
Cheng Yuan
Lei Zhang
Public School Resources and Private Substitutes in Urban China
Hang Gao
Johannes Van Biesebroeck
E ects of Deregulation and Vertical Unbundling on the Performance of China's Electricity Generation SectorHang Gao University of Leuven Johannes Van Biesebroecky
Hanwei Huang
Jiandong Ju
Vivian Z. Yue
A Unified Model of Structural Adjustments and International Trade: Theory and Evidence from China
Jing Cai Social Networks and the Decision to Insure: Evidence from Randomized Experiments in China
John Giles
Ren Mu
Village Political Economy, Land Tenure Insecurity and the Rural to Urban Migration Decision: Evidence from China
Xi Li
Xuewen Liu
Yong Wang
A Model of China’s State Capitalism
Yinan(Leo) Li China’s Political Business Cycle
Yue Ma
Heiwai Tang
Yifan Zhang
Factor Intensity, Product Switching, and Productivity: Evidence from Chinese Exporters
Zheng Song
Kjetil Storesletten
Yikai Wang
Fabrizio Zilibotti
Sharing High Growth Across Generations: Pensions and Demographic Transition in China
2011
Jane Zhang Do Girls in China Compete Just As Much As Boys? Evidence from an Experiment that Predicts Educational Choice
Li Han
Yaohui Zhao
How Intergenerational Status Transmission Affects Marital Sorting- Evidence from China
Noam Yuchtman
Suresh Naidu
Intergenerational Mobility and Institutional Change in 20th Century China
Ren Mu
Xiaobo Zhang
The Role of Elected and Appointed Village Leaders in the Allocation of Public Resources: Evidence from a Low-Income Region in China
Roger Gordon
Wei Li
Provincial and Local Governments in China: Fiscal Institutions and Government Behavior
Shang-Jin Wei
Xiaobo Zhang
Mating Competition and the Pursuit of Bigger and More Costly Homes
Zheng Michael Song
Guiying Laura Wu
A Structural Estimation on Distortions in UK and Chinese Manufacturing Firms
2010
Douglas Almond
Hongbin Li
Lingsheng Meng
Son Preference and Early Childhood Investments in China
Hongbin Cai
Hongbin Li
Albert Park
Li-An Zhou
Family Ties and Organizational Design: Evidence from Chinese Private Firms
Jun Han
Wing Suen
Junsen Zhang
Picking up the Losses: the Impact of the Cultural Revolution on Human Capital Re-Investment in Urban China
Kai Liu Idiosyncratic Risk and Household Savings in China (Income Uncertainty and Household Savings in China)
Karen Fisher-Vanden
Erin T. Mansur
Qiong Wang
Costly Blackouts? Measuring Productivity and Environmental Effects of Electricity Shortages∗
Loren Brandt
Xiaodong Zhu
Accounting for China’s Growth
Monica Martinez-Bravo
Gerard Padro-i-Miquel
Nancy Qian
Yang Yao
Accountability and Growth: The Costs of Village Democracy in China
Xiaoyan Lei
Li Tan
Yaohui Zhao
The Impact of Retirement on Health: Evidence from China
Xuepeng Liu Tax Avoidance, Tax Preference and Re-imports: The Case of “Redundant” Trade
Yinghua He Gaming the School Choice Mechanism
2009
Douglas Almond
Yuyu Chen
Michael Greenstone
Hongbin Li
Winter Heating or Clean Air
Han Li Centralized Deployment and Teacher Incentive: Evidence from Reforms in Rural China
Katharina Pistor Banking Reform in the Chinese Mirror
Lena Edlund
Hongbin Li
Junjian Yi
Junsen Zhang
Sex Ratios and Crime: Evidence From China
Nancy Qian
Esther Duflo
Abhijit Banerjee
On the Road: Access to Transportation Infrastructure and Economic Growth in China
Scott Rozelle
Jikun Huang
Renfu Luo
Linxiu Zhang
Village Elections, Public Goods Investments and Pork Barrels Politics, Chinese Style
Weili Ding
Yuan Zhang
When a Son is Born: The Impact of Fertility Patterns on Family Finance in Rural China
Xiaobo Zhang
Shang-Jin Wei
The Competitive Savings Motive: Evidence from Rising Sex Ratios and Savings Rates in China
Xin Meng
Lakshmi Iyer
Nancy Qian
Unbundling Property Rights: Urban Housing Privatization and Labor Mobility in China
2008
Avi Ebenstein Water Pollution and Digestive Cancers in China
Avi Ebenstein Estimating a Dynamic Model of Sex Selection in China
Douglas Almond
Lena Edlund
Hongbin Li
Junsen Zhang
Long-Term Effects of Early-Life Development: Evidence from the 1959-1961 China Famine
Elaine Meichen Liu Time to Change What to Sow: Risk Preferences and Technology Adoption Decisions of Cotton Farmers in China
Filip Abraham
Jozef Konings
Veerle Slootmaekers
FDI spillovers in the Chinese manufacturing sector: Evidence of firm heterogeneity
Hongbin Li
Lingsheng Meng
Evaluating China’s Poverty Alleviation Program: A Regression Discontinuity Approach
Julan Du
Yi Lu
Zhigang Tao
Property Rights Protection and Firm Horizontal Scope
Loren Brandt
Aloysius Siow
Hui Wang
Substitution Effects in Parent Investments
Robert Koopman
Zhi Wang
Shang-Jin Wei
How much of Chinese exports is really made in China? Assessing domestic value-added when processing trade is pervasive
Shing-Yi Wang Credit Constraints, Job Mobility and Entrepreneurship: Evidence from a Property Reform in China
Yanhui Wu Does Decentralization Improve Individual Performance? Not really for Journalists
Yongxiang Wang Profiting from Government Stakes in a Command Economy: Evidence from Chinese Asset Sales
Zheng Song
Kjetil Storesleten
Fabrizio Zilibotti
Growing Like China