Xi Chen

Department of Health Policy and Management

60 College St

New Haven, CT 06520

United States

Yale University - Department of Economics

28 Hillhouse Ave

New Haven, CT 06520-8268

United States

Yale University - Yale Institution for Social and Policy Studies

Faculty Fellow

77 Prospect Street

New Haven, CT 06520

United States

http://isps.yale.edu/team/xi-chen

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

Happiness in the Air: How Does Dirty Sky Affect Subjective Well-Being?

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1463
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Nov 2015
Xin Zhang, Xiaobo Zhang and Xi Chen
Peking University - National School of Development, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Department of Health Policy and Management
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China; East Asia; Asia; air pollution; welfare; psychology; hedonic happiness; life satisfaction; mental well-being; air quality

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Gender Imbalance and Parental Health-Compromising Behavior in Rural China

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 May 2013 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2014
Xi Chen
Department of Health Policy and Management
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Skewed Sex Ratios, Marriage market, Substance Use, Smoking, Alcohol Use

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Improved Estimates of Using Luminosity as a Proxy for Economic Statistics: New Results and Estimates of Precision

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1857
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Apr 2012
William D. Nordhaus and Xi Chen
Yale University - Department of Economics and Department of Health Policy and Management
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Luminosity, Output measurement, National accounts, Proxy measures

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Smog in Our Brains: Gender Differences in the Impact of Exposure to Air Pollution on Cognitive Performance

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10628
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Mar 2017
Xi Chen, Xiaobo Zhang and Xin Zhang
Department of Health Policy and Management, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Peking University - National School of Development
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cognitive performance, air pollution, gender difference

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Smog in Our Brains: Gender Differences in the Impact of Exposure to Air Pollution on Cognitive Performance in China

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1619
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Mar 2017
Xi Chen, Xiaobo Zhang and Xin Zhang
Department of Health Policy and Management, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Peking University - National School of Development
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CHINA, EAST ASIA, ASIA; gender, pollution, air pollution, cognitive performance, gender difference, human capital

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Happiness in the Air: How Does a Dirty Sky Affect Subjective Well-Being?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9312
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Xin Zhang, Xiaobo Zhang and Xi Chen
Peking University - National School of Development, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Department of Health Policy and Management
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hedonic happiness, life satisfaction, mental well-being, air quality, China

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Valuing Air Quality Using Happiness Data: The Case of China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10028
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Jul 2016
Xin Zhang, Xiaobo Zhang and Xi Chen
Peking University - National School of Development, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Department of Health Policy and Management
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willingness to pay, hedonic happiness, air pollution, China

The Value of Luminosity Data as a Proxy for Economic Statistics

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1766
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Aug 2010
Xi Chen and William D. Nordhaus
Department of Health Policy and Management and Yale University - Department of Economics
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Luminosity, Proxy Variable, Measurement Error in GDP, Gross Grid-Cell Product

The Value of Luminosity Data as a Proxy for Economic Statistics

NBER Working Paper No. w16317
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Aug 2010
Xi Chen and William D. Nordhaus
Department of Health Policy and Management and Yale University - Department of Economics
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Relative Deprivation in China

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 24 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2014
Xi Chen
Department of Health Policy and Management
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Relative Deprivation, Inequality, Poverty, China

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Does Money Relieve Depression? Evidence from Social Pension Eligibility

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10037
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Jul 2016
Xi Chen and Tianyu Wang
Department of Health Policy and Management and Beijing Jiaotong University
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pension income, depression, mental health, older populations

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Does Daughter Deficit Promote Parental Substance Use? Longitudinal Evidence on Smoking from Rural China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10860
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Jul 2017
Xi Chen
Department of Health Policy and Management
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sex ratios, marriage market, paternal smoking, stress

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Status Concern and Relative Deprivation in China: Measures, Empirical Evidence, and Economic and Policy Implications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9519
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Nov 2015
Xi Chen
Department of Health Policy and Management
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inequality, status concern, relative deprivation, well-being, China

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Leaving Money on the Table? Suboptimal Enrollment in the New Social Pension Program in China

NBER Working Paper No. w24065
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Dec 2017
Department of Health Policy and Management, Peking University - National School of Development and Yale University - School of Public Health
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Gift-Giving and Network Structure in Rural China: Utilizing Long-Term Spontaneous Gift Records

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8642
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Nov 2014
Xi Chen
Department of Health Policy and Management
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gift-giving, long-term gift record, social networks, centrality, China

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Fetus, Fasting, and Festival: The Persistent Effects of in Utero Social Shocks

Int J Health Policy Manag, 3: 165-169, 2014, DOI: 10.15171/ijhpm.2014.92
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 28 Sep 2014
Xi Chen
Department of Health Policy and Management
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In Utero; Maternal Fasting; Ramadan; Gift; Ceremonies; Early Childhood Development

Old-Age Pension and Extended Families: How is Adult Children's Internal Migration Affected?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10016
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Jul 2016
Xi Chen
Department of Health Policy and Management
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rural pension, RD Design, adult children, migration

Old‐Age Pension and Extended Families: How is Adult Children's Internal Migration Affected?

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 34, Issue 4, pp. 646-659, 2016
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 31 Aug 2016
Xi Chen
Department of Health Policy and Management
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Commercial Plasma Donation and Individual Health in Impoverished Rural China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8591
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Nov 2014
Xi Chen
Department of Health Policy and Management
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paid plasma donation, poverty, panel data, HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, health status

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The Impact of Social Pensions on Intergenerational Relationships: Comparative Evidence from China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10731
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 May 2017
Xi Chen, Karen Eggleston and Ang Sun
Department of Health Policy and Management, Stanford University - Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC) and Renmin University of China
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social pensions, intergenerational relationships, regional comparisons, coresidence, old-age care, service consumption, transfers

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Costly Posturing: Ceremonies and Early Child Development in China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10662
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Apr 2017
Xi Chen and Xiaobo Zhang
Department of Health Policy and Management and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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economic status, squeeze effects, food consumption, gift-giving, stunting, malnutrition

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Social Interactions and Stigmatized Behavior: "Donating" Blood Plasma in Rural China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11413
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Apr 2018
Department of Health Policy and Management, Cornell University and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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social stigma, social networks, peer influence, plasma "donation", China

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Peer Effects, Risk Pooling, and Status Seeking: What Explains Gift Spending Escalation in Rural China?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8777
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Jan 2012
Xi Chen, Ravi Kanbur and Xiaobo Zhang
Department of Health Policy and Management, Cornell University and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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ceremony, gift giving, peer effects, risk pooling, social network, status seeking

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Socio-Economic Inequalities in Tobacco Consumption of the Older Adults in China: A Decomposition Method

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11708
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Aug 2018
Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU), Xi'an Jiaotong Liverpool University, Xi'an Jiaotong Liverpool University, Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU), Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU), Xi'an Jiaotong Liverpool University, Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU) and Department of Health Policy and Management
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tobacco consumption, inequality, concentration index, decomposition, China

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A Structural Pairwise Network Model with Individual Heterogeneity

Posted: 08 Oct 2016
Zhentao Shi and Xi Chen
Department of Economics, the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Department of Health Policy and Management

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network, pairwise regression, panel data, random utility model, fixed effect