Melanie Meng Xue

London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)

Assistant Professor

Houghton Street

London, WC2A 2AE

United Kingdom

http://https://www.melaniexue.net/

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Scholarly Papers (7)

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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
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Culture, historical persistence, high-value work, gender bias

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Autocratic Rule and Social Capital: Evidence from Imperial China

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2021
Melanie Meng Xue
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
Downloads 1,342 (28,281)
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Institutions, Social Capital, Autocracy, China

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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 London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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China, Human Capital, Institutions, Persecutions, Persistence

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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 London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Economic Development, Culture, Fertility, China

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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 London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Cultural Distance; Local Public Goods; Primary Education; Quasi-Exogenous Migration

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The Short- and Long-Run Effects of Affirmative Action: Evidence from Imperial China

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 06 May 2023
Melanie Meng Xue and Boxiao Zhang
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
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Affirmative Action, Education, Inequality, China

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Folklore

NBER Working Paper No. w25430
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 15 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2023
Stelios Michalopoulos and Melanie Meng Xue
Brown University - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Folklore

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13425
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 11 Jan 2019
Stelios Michalopoulos and Melanie Meng Xue
Brown University - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Culture, Development, Folklore, History, Values