Ben Zou

Michigan State University - Department of Economics

East Lansing, MI 48824

United States

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The Effect of Aid on Growth: Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 25 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2015
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Michigan State University - Department of Economics
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Aid effectiveness; growth; causal effect and quasi-experiment

The Effect of Aid on Growth: Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6865
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Michigan State University - Department of Economics
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Achieving Shared Growth, Economic Theory & Research, Development Economics & Aid Effectiveness, Inequality, Country Strategy & Performance

The Effect of Aid on Growth: Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w22164
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 11 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2022
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Michigan State University - Department of Economics
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The Alibaba Effect: Spatial Consumption Inequality and the Welfare Gains from e-Commerce

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 23 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2018
Pennsylvania State University, College of the Liberal Arts - Department of EconomicUniversity of Maryland - Department of Economics, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics - School of International Business Administration, University of Maryland - College Park and Michigan State University - Department of Economics
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Intra-national trade cost, spatial consumption inequality, gains from e-commerce

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Industrialization from Scratch: The 'Third Front' and Local Economic Development in China’s Hinterland

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 21 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2018
Jingting Fan, Jingting Fan and Ben Zou
Pennsylvania State University, College of the Liberal Arts - Department of EconomicUniversity of Maryland - Department of Economics and Michigan State University - Department of Economics
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Structural Transformation, Regional Economic Development, Local Spillovers

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Subways and Road Congestion

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 03 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2020
Yizhen Gu, Junfu Zhang and Ben Zou
Peking University HSBC Business School, Clark University and Michigan State University - Department of Economics
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subway, congestion, public transit

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Home Location Choices and the Gender Commute Gap

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 29 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2021
Yizhen Gu, Naijia Guo, Jing Wu and Ben Zou
Peking University HSBC Business School, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Tsinghua University - Hang Lung Center for Real Estate and Michigan State University - Department of Economics
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gender gap, commute to work, housing demand

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The Local Economic Impacts of Military Personnel Contractions in the 1990s

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Oct 2016
Ben Zou
Michigan State University - Department of Economics
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Local economic dynamics; Spillover effects; Military contractions

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A Marriage-Market Perspective on Risk-Taking and Career Choices

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2021
Hanzhe Zhang and Ben Zou
Department of Economics, Michigan State University and Michigan State University - Department of Economics
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marriage market, risk-taking, occupational choices, differential fecundity, gender

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Interactions Among Donors'Aid Allocations: Evidence from an Exogenous World Bank Income Threshold

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7039
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Michigan State University - Department of Economics
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Fiscal & Monetary Policy, Public Sector Management and Reform, Non Governmental Organizations, Consumption, Economics and Institutions

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The Labor Market Impacts of Motherhood in China

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Apr 2022
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics and Michigan State University - Department of Economics
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gender gap, child penalty, intra-household transfer

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The Dual Local Markets: Family, Jobs, and the Spatial Distribution of Skills

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 14 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2021
Jingting Fan, Jingting Fan and Ben Zou
Pennsylvania State University, College of the Liberal Arts - Department of EconomicUniversity of Maryland - Department of Economics and Michigan State University - Department of Economics
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quantitative spatial models, spatial distribution of economic activities, local marriage market

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Delineating China’s Metropolitan Areas Using Commuting Flow Data

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Apr 2022
Ting Chen, Yizhen Gu and Ben Zou
Hong Kong Baptist University - Department of Economics, Peking University HSBC Business School and Michigan State University - Department of Economics
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Metropolitan areas, local labor market, commuting flows

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Incomplete Disclosure: Evidence of Signaling and Countersignaling

NBER Working Paper No. w22710
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2022
University of Maryland, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management, Purdue University and Michigan State University - Department of Economics
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