Melanie Meng Xue

Department of Economics & Center for Economic History, Northwestern University

Postdoctoral Fellow

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Scholarly Papers (5)

1.

High-Value Work and the Rise of Women: The Cotton Revolution and Gender Equality in China

Number of pages: 90 Posted: 28 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2016
Melanie Meng Xue
Department of Economics & Center for Economic History, Northwestern University
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Abstract:

Culture, historical persistence, high-value work, gender bias

2.

The Literary Inquisition: The Persecution of Intellectuals and Human Capital Accumulation in China

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 15-12
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 14 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2015
Mark Koyama and Melanie Meng Xue
George Mason University - Department of Economics and Department of Economics & Center for Economic History, Northwestern University
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Abstract:

China, Human Capital, Institutions, Persecutions, Persistence

3.

Raising Dragons

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 15-18
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2015
John V. Nye and Melanie Meng Xue
George Mason University - Department of Economics and Department of Economics & Center for Economic History, Northwestern University
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Abstract:

Economic Development, Culture, Fertility, China

4.

Autocratic Rule and Social Capital: Evidence from Imperial China

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 16-50
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 13 May 2017
Melanie Meng Xue and Mark Koyama
Department of Economics & Center for Economic History, Northwestern University and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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Abstract:

Social Capital, Institutions, Autocratic Rule, Persecutions, China

5.

Friends from Afar: The Taiping Rebellion, Cultural Proximity and Primary Schooling in the Lower Yangzi, 1850-1949

Explorations in Economic History, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 29 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2017
Yu Hao and Melanie Meng Xue
Peking University - School of Economics and Department of Economics & Center for Economic History, Northwestern University
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Abstract:

Cultural Distance; Local Public Goods; Primary Education; Quasi-Exogenous Migration