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 (28)

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
Beijing Normal University (BNU) - School of Statistics, 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 Beijing Normal University (BNU) - School of Statistics
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cognitive performance, air pollution, gender difference

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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
Beijing Normal University (BNU) - School of Statistics, 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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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 Beijing Normal University (BNU) - School of Statistics
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CHINA, EAST ASIA, ASIA; gender, pollution, air pollution, cognitive performance, gender difference, human capital

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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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
Beijing Normal University (BNU) - School of Statistics, 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

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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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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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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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The Effects of Exposure to Air Pollution on Subjective Well-Being in China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12313
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 May 2019
Xin Zhang, Xi Chen and Xiaobo Zhang
Beijing Normal University (BNU) - School of Statistics, Department of Health Policy and Management and Peking University - National School of Development
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life satisfaction, hedonic happiness, depressive symptoms, air pollution, China

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Something in the Pipe: Flint Water Crisis and Health at Birth

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12115
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 May 2019
Rui Wang, Xi Chen and Xun Li
Department of Economics, Department of Health Policy and Management and Wuhan University
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water pollution, lead exposure, Flint infants, low birth weight

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Smog, Cognition and Real-World Decision Making

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11921
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Nov 2018
Xi Chen
Department of Health Policy and Management
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air pollution, cognitive performance, intelligence, decision making

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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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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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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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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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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

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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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

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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 (XJTU), Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU), Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU), Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU), Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU), Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU), Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU), Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU), 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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Depression in the House: The Effects of Household Air Pollution from Solid Fuel Use in China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12654
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Oct 2019
Yan Liu, Xi Chen and Zhijun Yan
Beijing Institute of Technology, Department of Health Policy and Management and Beijing Institute of Technology
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depression, household solid fuel use, household air pollution, propensity score matching, CHARLS

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Early Life Environments and Frailty in Old Age Among Chinese Older Adults

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12764
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Nov 2019
Duke Kunshan University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Stanford University, Department of Health Policy and Management and Duke Kunshan University
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early life environments, life course health, physical health, frailty, aging, 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