Junsen Zhang

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics

Professor of Economics

Shatin, N.T.

Hong Kong

http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/eco/staff/jszhang/jzhang.htm

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

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Scholarly Papers (35)

1.

More Men, More Crime: Evidence from China's One-Child Policy

IZA Working Paper No. 3214
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 May 2008
Lena Edlund, Hongbin Li, Junjian Yi and Junsen Zhang
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Chinese University of Hong Kong - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics
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male-biased sex ratios, crime, one-child policy, China

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Do Population Control Policies Induce More Human Capital Investment? Twins, Birthweight, and China's 'One Child' Policy

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 933, IZA Discussion Paper No. 2082
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Mar 2006
Mark R. Rosenzweig and Junsen Zhang
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics
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Family size, Birthweight, Schooling, China

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'Soft' Skills, 'Hard' Skills, and the Black/White Earnings Gap

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1804
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Oct 2005
C. Simon Fan, Xiangdong Wei and Junsen Zhang
Lingnam University - Department of Economics, Lingnan College and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics
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soft skills, hard skills, discrimination, pay differentials

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Altruism, Favoritism, and Guilt in the Allocation of Family Resources: Sophie's Choice in Mao's Mass Send Down Movement

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 965, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 54
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Sep 2008
Li Hongbin, Mark R. Rosenzweig and Junsen Zhang
Tsinghua University, Yale University - Economic Growth Center and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics
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Guilt, Altruism, China

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Estimating the Effect of the One-Child Policy on Sex Ratio Imbalance in China: Identification Based on the Difference-in-Differences

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5149
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 30 Aug 2010
Hongbin Li, Junjian Yi and Junsen Zhang
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics
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one-child policy, sex ratio imbalance, difference-in-differences estimator

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Why are Saving Rates so High in China?

HKIMR Working Paper No. 31/2010
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 31 Dec 2010
Dennis Tao Yang, Junsen Zhang and Shaojie Zhou
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Department of Economics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics and Tsinghua University - School of Public Policy and Management
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Why are Saving Rates so High in China?

NBER Working Paper No. w16771
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2011
Dennis Tao Yang, Junsen Zhang and Shaojie Zhou
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Department of Economics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics and Tsinghua University - School of Public Policy and Management
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Why are Saving Rates so High in China?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5465
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Feb 2011
Dennis Tao Yang, Junsen Zhang and Shaojie Zhou
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Department of Economics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics and Tsinghua University - School of Public Policy and Management
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aggregate saving, international comparison, household behavior, demographic structure, China

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Brain Drain, Brain Gain, and Economic Growth in China

Human Development Research Paper No. 2009/37
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2013
Junjian Yi, Junsen Zhang and Wei Ha
University of Chicago, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics and United Nations - Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office
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Brain drain, human capital, emigration, economic growth

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Hypergamy, Cross-Boundary Marriages, and Family Behavior

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7293
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 30 Mar 2013
Yoram Weiss, Junjian Yi and Junsen Zhang
Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics, University of Chicago and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics
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one-way permit, hypergamy, cross-boundary marriage, family behavior

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Inequality and Internal Migration in China: Evidence from Village Panel Data

Human Development Research Paper No. 2009/27
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Aug 2009
Junsen Zhang, Junjian Yi and Wei Ha
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and United Nations - Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office
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Internal Migration, Inequality, System GMM

Economic Returns to Communist Party Membership: Evidence from Urban Chinese Twins

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2118
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 May 2006
Hongbin Li, Pak Wai Liu, Junsen Zhang and Ning Ma
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Department of Economics, Chinese University of Hong Kong - Department of Economics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics and Chinese University of Hong Kong - Department of Economics
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twins, communist party membership, China

Economic Returns to Communist Party Membership: Evidence from Urban Chinese Twins

Economic Journal, Vol. 117, Issue 523, pp. 1504-1520, October 2007
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 Sep 2007
Hongbin Li, Pak Wai Liu, Junsen Zhang and Ning Ma
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Department of Economics, Chinese University of Hong Kong - Department of Economics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics and Chinese University of Hong Kong - Department of Economics
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Population Policies, Demographic Structural Changes, and the Chinese Household Saving Puzzle

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7026
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Dec 2012
Suqin Ge, Dennis Tao Yang and Junsen Zhang
Virginia Tech - Department of Economics, Chinese University of Hong Kong - Department of Economics and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics
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household saving, one-child policy, demographic structure, cohort analysis, China

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Risk Aversion and Son Preference: Experimental Evidence from Chinese Twin Parents

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10519
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Feb 2017
National University of Singapore, University of Chicago, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics
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risk aversion, son preference, twins, experimental economics

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Long-Term Effects of the 1959-1961 China Famine: Mainland China and Hong Kong

NBER Working Paper No. w13384
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2010
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Chinese University of Hong Kong - Department of Economics and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics
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The Quantity-Quality Tradeoff of Children in a Developing Country: Identification Using Chinese Twins

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3012
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 09 Sep 2007
Hongbin Li, Junsen Zhang and Yi Zhu
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Department of Economics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics and The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
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quantity-quality tradeoff, twins, China

Economic Growth, Comparative Advantage, and Gender Differences in Schooling Outcomes: Evidence from the Birthweight Differences of Chinese Twins

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Mar 2012
Mark R. Rosenzweig and Junsen Zhang
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics
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schooling, gender, twins, China

Economic Growth, Comparative Advantage, and Gender Differences in Schooling Outcomes: Evidence from the Birthweight Differences of Chinese Twins

Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper Series No. 323
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Feb 2013
Mark R. Rosenzweig and Junsen Zhang
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics
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education, human capital, gender, productivity, wages, twins, PRC, occupational choice, nutrition, birthweight, skills

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Dress for Success -- Does Primping Pay?

NBER Working Paper No. w7167
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Jan 2000 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2010
Daniel S. Hamermesh, Xin Meng and Junsen Zhang
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics, Australian National University and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics
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Co-Residence, Life-Cycle Savings and Inter-Generational Support in Urban China

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1039, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 13
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Apr 2014
Mark R. Rosenzweig and Junsen Zhang
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics
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Co-residence, Savings, China

Co-Residence, Life-Cycle Savings and Inter-Generational Support in Urban China

NBER Working Paper No. w20057
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 Apr 2014
Mark R. Rosenzweig and Junsen Zhang
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics
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Fertility, Household Structure, and Parental Labor Supply: Evidence from Rural China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9342
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Sep 2015
Hongbin Li, Junjian Yi and Junsen Zhang
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics
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fertility, parental labor supply, household structure

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International Inequality and Convergence in Educational Attainment, 1960-1990

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 6, pp. 383-392, 2002
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 Jul 2003
Junsen Zhang and Tianyou Li
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)
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Fertility, Child Gender, and Parental Migration Decision: Evidence from One Child Policy in China

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 13 May 2019 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2019
Zibin Huang, Lin Lin and Junsen Zhang
Department of Economics, University of Rochester, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics
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Fertility, Child gender, Parental migration, One Child Policy, Invalid instrumental variable, Semi-parametric model

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Health Investment, Saving, and Public Policy

Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 68-93, February 2006
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 May 2006
Jie Zhang, Junsen Zhang and Michael C.M. Leung
University of Queensland - School of Economics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics and Chinese University of Hong Kong
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Early Health Shocks, Intrahousehold Resource Allocation, and Child Outcomes

NBER Working Paper No. w20757
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Dec 2014
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics and University College London
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The Effect of Life Expectancy on Fertility, Saving, Schooling and Economic Growth: Theory and Evidence

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 107, No. 1, pp. 45-66, March 2005
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Apr 2005
Jie Zhang and Junsen Zhang
University of Queensland - School of Economics and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics
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Early Health Shocks, Intrahousehold Resource Allocation, and Child Outcomes

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8711
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Dec 2014
University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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early health shocks, intrahousehold resource allocation, human capital formation

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A Tale of Hardships: Genes, Family Education, and Children's Response to Negative Shocks

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Oct 2018
Xuebo Wang and Junsen Zhang
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics - School of Economics and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics
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Wages, Participation and Unemployment in the Economic Transition of Urban China

Economics of Transition, Vol. 18, Issue 3, pp. 513-538, July 2010
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 Apr 2010
Jun Han and Junsen Zhang
Nankai University and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics
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The Effect of House Price on Fertility: Evidence from Hong Kong

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 48, Issue 3, pp. 635-650, July 2010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Jun 2010
Junjian Yi and Junsen Zhang
University of Chicago and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics
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The Effect of Parental Absence on Child Development in Rural China

Asian Economic Policy Review, Vol. 12, Issue 1, pp. 117-134, 2017
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Jan 2017
Jia Wu and Junsen Zhang
Jinan University and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics
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cognitive achievement, left‐behind children, non‐cognitive ability, parental absence

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Chinese Saving Rates from 1953 to 2012: Trends, Compositions and Prospects

Pacific Economic Review, Vol. 21, Issue 2, pp. 227-252, 2016
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 May 2016
Shaojie Zhou and Junsen Zhang
Tsinghua University - School of Public Policy and Management and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics
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Early Health Shocks, Intra‐Household Resource Allocation and Child Outcomes

Feature Issue, Vol. 125, Issue 588, pp. F347-F371, 2015
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Nov 2015
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics and University College London
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Why Many Eligible Individuals Choose Not to Go on Welfare

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 43, Issue 2, pp. 385-400, 2005
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Pak Wai Liu, Jie Zhang and Junsen Zhang
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Department of Economics, National University of Singapore (NUS) and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics

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Why Do Entrepreneurs Enter Politics? Evidence from China

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 44, Issue 3, pp. 559-578, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Hongbin Li, Lingsheng Meng and Junsen Zhang
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics

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The Identification of Unobservable Independent and Spousal Leisure

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 109, No. 1, February 2001
Posted: 23 Sep 2001
Yuk-Fai Fong and Junsen Zhang
Boston University and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics

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Sectoral Gender Wage Differentials and Discrimination in the Transitional Chinese Economy

Journal of Population Economics, Vol. 13, Issue 2, 2000
Posted: 23 Feb 2001
Pak Wai Liu, Xin Meng and Junsen Zhang
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Department of Economics, Australian National University and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics

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Gender wage differentials, discrimination, China's economic reform

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Dowry and Wife's Welfare: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 107, No. 4, August 1999
Posted: 13 Oct 1999
Junsen Zhang and William M. Chan
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics and The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance

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