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

IZA

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

21

DOWNLOADS
Rank 42,446

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 42,446

in Total Papers Downloads

835

CITATIONS
Rank 45,055

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 45,055

in Total Papers Citations

3

Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

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
Downloads 95 (197,669)

Abstract:

Loading...

Luminosity, Output measurement, National accounts, Proxy measures

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
Downloads 40 (384,112)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Loading...

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
Downloads 21 (474,743)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Loading...

3.

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
Downloads 53 (202,667)

Abstract:

Loading...

Skewed Sex Ratios, Marriage market, Substance Use, Smoking, Alcohol Use

4.

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
Downloads 35 (356,192)

Abstract:

Loading...

Relative Deprivation, Inequality, Poverty, China

5.

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
Downloads 9 (315,550)

Abstract:

Loading...

hedonic happiness, life satisfaction, mental well-being, air quality, China

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
Downloads 8 (550,855)

Abstract:

Loading...

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
Downloads 0
  • Add to Cart

Abstract:

Loading...

7.

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)
Downloads 6 (537,265)
  • Add to Cart

Abstract:

Loading...

ceremony, gift giving, peer effects, risk pooling, social network, status seeking

8.

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
Downloads 5 (527,552)

Abstract:

Loading...

In Utero; Maternal Fasting; Ramadan; Gift; Ceremonies; Early Childhood Development

9.

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
Downloads 3 (522,563)

Abstract:

Loading...

gift-giving, long-term gift record, social networks, centrality, China

10.

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
Downloads 1 (532,422)

Abstract:

Loading...

paid plasma donation, poverty, panel data, HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, health status

11.

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
Downloads 0 (527,552)

Abstract:

Loading...

12.

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
Downloads 0 (475,474)

Abstract:

Loading...

sex ratios, marriage market, paternal smoking, stress

13.

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 - Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center and Renmin University of China
Downloads 0 (532,422)

Abstract:

Loading...

social pensions, intergenerational relationships, regional comparisons, coresidence, old-age care, service consumption, transfers

14.

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)
Downloads 0 (542,067)

Abstract:

Loading...

economic status, squeeze effects, food consumption, gift-giving, stunting, malnutrition

15.

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
Downloads 0 (356,192)

Abstract:

Loading...

cognitive performance, air pollution, gender difference

16.

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
Downloads 0 (312,928)

Abstract:

Loading...

CHINA, EAST ASIA, ASIA; gender, pollution, air pollution, cognitive performance, gender difference, human capital

17.

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

Abstract:

Loading...

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

18.

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
Downloads 0 (428,925)

Abstract:

Loading...

pension income, depression, mental health, older populations

19.

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
Downloads 0 (305,270)

Abstract:

Loading...

willingness to pay, hedonic happiness, air pollution, China

20.

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
Downloads 0 (475,474)

Abstract:

Loading...

inequality, status concern, relative deprivation, well-being, China

21.

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
Downloads 0 (195,234)

Abstract:

Loading...

China; East Asia; Asia; air pollution; welfare; psychology; hedonic happiness; life satisfaction; mental well-being; air quality