James Kai-Sing Kung

The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics

Pokfulam Road

Hong Kong

China

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Long Live Keju! The Persistent Effects of China's Imperial Examination System

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 13 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2018
Ting Chen, James Kai-Sing Kung and Chicheng Ma
Hong Kong Baptist University, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and The University of Hong Kong
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Persistence, Human Capital, Culture, Institutions, Cultural Transmission, Civil Exam System (Keju), China

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Of Maize and Men: The Effect of a New World Crop on Population and Economic Growth in China

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2014
Shuo Chen and James Kai-Sing Kung
Fudan University - Department of Economics and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
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Malthus, maize, population density, economic growth, China

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Do Land Revenue Windfalls Reduce the Career Incentives of County Leaders? Evidence from China

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 09 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2013
James Kai-Sing Kung and Ting Chen
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and Hong Kong Baptist University
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Career Incentives, Land Revenue, Local Leaders, Signaling, China

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Busting the 'Princelings': The Campaign Against Corruption in China's Primary Land Market

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Nov 2018
Ting Chen and James Kai-Sing Kung
Hong Kong Baptist University and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
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Corruption, Princelings, Local Officials, Primary Land Market, Anti-Corruption Campaign, China

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Fiscal Incentives and Policy Choices of Local Governments, Evidence from China

HKUST IEMS Working Paper No. 2015-13
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 21 May 2015
Li Han and James Kai-Sing Kung
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - School of Humanities and Social Science and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
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fiscal federalism, fiscal incentives, revenue sharing, local governments, land conveyance, urbanization, simulated instrumental variable

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Commercialization as Exogenous Shock: The Welfare Consequences of Soybean Cultivation in Manchurian China, 1895-1934

Explorations in Economic History, No. 12, 2011
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 12 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2015
Nan Li and James Kai-Sing Kung
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
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Commercialization, Soybean Trade, Migration, Socioeconomic Welfare, Manchuria

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Social Mobility in Pre-Industrial China: Reconsidering the 'Ladder of Success' Hypothesis

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Oct 2018
Qin Jiang and James Kai-Sing Kung
Shanghai Jiao Tong University - School of Humanities and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
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Social Mobility; Civil Exam; Ability; Wealth; Tacit Knowledge (Cultural Capital); Human Capital; China

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Common Property Rights and Land Reallocations in Rural China: Evidence from a Village Survey

World Development, Vol. 28, No. 4, April 2000
Posted: 20 Aug 2001
James Kai-Sing Kung
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics

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Asia; China, common property, land reallocations, tenure security