Xiaobo Zhang

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

2033 K Street, NW

Washington, DC 20006

United States

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Scholarly Papers (50)

1.

Fiscal Decentralization and Political Centralization in China - Implications for Regional Inequality

IFPRI DSGD Discussion Paper No. 21
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Feb 2006
Xiaobo Zhang
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Nonfarm Sector, Regional Economics, Inequality, Fiscal Policy, China, PUBLIC SERVICES, Economic Structures, Taxes, Local Government, Investment Policies, Agricultural Sector, Public Investment, Regional Development

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The Great Chinese Inequality Turnaround

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 6/2017
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 May 2017
Ravi Kanbur, Yue Wang and Xiaobo Zhang
Cornell University, Cornell University, Department of Economics, Students and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Downloads 131 (301,539)
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Chinese inequality turnaround, inequality data, inequality trends, inequality and structural transformation, harmonious development, government policy

The Great Chinese Inequality Turnaround

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1637
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 May 2017
Ravi Kanbur, Yue Wang and Xiaobo Zhang
Cornell University, Cornell University, Department of Economics, Students and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Chinese Inequality Turnaround, Inequality Data, Inequality Trends, Inequality and Structural Transformation, Harmonious Development and Government Policy

The Great Chinese Inequality Turnaround

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10635
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Mar 2017
Ravi Kanbur, Yue Wang and Xiaobo Zhang
Cornell University, Cornell University, Department of Economics, Students and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Chinese inequality turnaround, inequality data, inequality trends, inequality and structural transformation, harmonious development and government policy

The Great Chinese Inequality Turnaround

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11892
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Mar 2017
Ravi Kanbur, Yue Wang and Xiaobo Zhang
Cornell University, Cornell University, Department of Economics, Students and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Chinese Inequality Turnaround, Harmonious Development and Government Policy, Inequality and Structural Transformation, Inequality Data, Inequality Trends

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Is the Relationship Between Aid and Economic Growth Nonlinear?

Journal of Macroeconomics, Vol. 29, No. 3, 2007
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2012
Andros Kourtellos, Chih Ming Tan and Xiaobo Zhang
University of Cyprus - Department of Economics, University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Downloads 217 (196,329)
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Economic Growth, Aid, Threshold Regression, Regression Trees, Bayesian model averaging

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Asymmetric Property Rights in China's Economic Growth

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Feb 2006
Xiaobo Zhang
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Property rights, Chinese economy, growth

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Sins of the Fathers: The Intergenerational Legacy of the 1959-61 Great Chinese Famine on Children's Cognitive Development

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2015
Chih Ming Tan, Tan Zhibo, Tan Zhibo and Xiaobo Zhang
University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics, Peking UniversityFudan University - School of Economics and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Famine, Health, China, Intergenerational Transmission, Epigenetics

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Smog in Our Brains: Gender Differences in the Impact of Exposure to Air Pollution on Cognitive Performance

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10628
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Mar 2017
Xi Chen, Xiaobo Zhang and Xin Zhang
Yale School of Public Health - Department of Health Policy and Management, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Beijing Normal University (BNU) - School of Statistics
Downloads 199 (212,625)
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cognitive performance, air pollution, gender difference

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Happiness in the Air: How Does Dirty Sky Affect Subjective Well-Being?

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1463
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Nov 2015
Xin Zhang, Xiaobo Zhang and Xi Chen
Beijing Normal University (BNU) - School of Statistics, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Yale School of Public Health - Department of Health Policy and Management
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China; East Asia; Asia; air pollution; welfare; psychology; hedonic happiness; life satisfaction; mental well-being; air quality

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Mating Competition and Entrepreneurship: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Taiwan

IFPRI Discussion Paper 01203
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2013
Simon Chang and Xiaobo Zhang
University of Western Australia - Department of Economics and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Downloads 186 (225,614)
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sex ratios, mating competition, entrepreneurship, Taiwan

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The Competitive Saving Motive: Evidence from Rising Sex Ratios and Savings Rates in China

NBER Working Paper No. w15093
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2022
Shang-Jin Wei and Xiaobo Zhang
Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Finance and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Downloads 158 (259,161)
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The Patterns of Patents in China

IFPRI Discussion Paper 01385
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Jan 2015
Zhuan Xie and Xiaobo Zhang
Peking University and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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China, East Asia, Asia, Innovation, Patents, Intellectual Property, Economic Development, Gender, Women, Microeconomics

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Does Rice Farming Shape Individualism and Innovation? A Response to Talhelm et al. (2014)

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1389
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Jan 2015
Jianqing Ruan, Zhuan Xie and Xiaobo Zhang
China Academy for Rural Development, Zhejiang University, Peking University and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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China, east Asia, Asia, Rice, Innovation, Sociology, Psychology, Rice Theory, Individualism

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Happiness in the Air: How Does a Dirty Sky Affect Subjective Well-Being?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9312
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Xin Zhang, Xiaobo Zhang and Xi Chen
Beijing Normal University (BNU) - School of Statistics, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Yale School of Public Health - Department of Health Policy and Management
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hedonic happiness, life satisfaction, mental well-being, air quality, China

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Rural Nonfarm Development in China and India: The Role of Policies and Institutions

DSGD Discussion Paper No. 24
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Amit Mukherjee and Xiaobo Zhang
United Airlines World Headquarters-WHQKB - Information Services Division and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Blunt to Sharpened Razor: Incremental Reform and Distortions in the Product and Capital Markets in China

DSGD Discussion Paper No. 13
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Feb 2006
Xiaobo Zhang
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Reform, China, Rent Seeking, Factor and Product Market, Transition

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A Proximity-Based Measure of Industrial Clustering

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1468
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Nov 2015
Jianqing Ruan and Xiaobo Zhang
China Academy for Rural Development, Zhejiang University and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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China; East Asia; Asia; economic development; industrial sector; industrial development; markets; regulations; economic policies; industrial clusters; proximity; concentration

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Living Like There’s No Tomorrow: Saving and Spending Following the Sichuan Earthquake

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1461
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Mar 2016
University of Georgia, HuaZhong Agricultural University, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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China, East Asia, Asia, earthquakes, natural disasters, spending sociology, psychology, risk, seism, carpe diem, discount rate, environmental shocks, resilience, post-traumatic stress disorder

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An Evaluation of Poverty Prevalence in China: New Evidence from Four Recent Surveys

IFPRI Discussion Paper 01293
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Oct 2013
Chunni Zhang, Qi Xu, Xiang Zhou, Xiaobo Zhang and Yu Xie
Peking University, Beijing - Center for Social Research, Peking University, Beijing - Department of Sociology, Harvard University, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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China, East Asia, Asia, household consumption, household expenditures, household surveys, income, poverty, poverty prevalence, China family panel studies, Chinese household finance survey, Chinese household income project, Chinese general social survey, sociology, surveys

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Mechanization Outsourcing Clusters and Division of Labor in Chinese Agriculture

IFPRI Discussion Paper 01415
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Mar 2015
Xiaobo Zhang, Jin Yang and Thomas Reardon
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Department of Agricultural Economics and Management, Zhejiang University and Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural Economics
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agriculture; Lewis turning point; outsource; mechanization

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Smog in Our Brains: Gender Differences in the Impact of Exposure to Air Pollution on Cognitive Performance in China

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1619
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Mar 2017
Xi Chen, Xiaobo Zhang and Xin Zhang
Yale School of Public Health - Department of Health Policy and Management, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Beijing Normal University (BNU) - School of Statistics
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CHINA, EAST ASIA, ASIA; gender, pollution, air pollution, cognitive performance, gender difference, human capital

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Valuing Air Quality Using Happiness Data: The Case of China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10028
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Jul 2016
Xin Zhang, Xiaobo Zhang and Xi Chen
Beijing Normal University (BNU) - School of Statistics, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Yale School of Public Health - Department of Health Policy and Management
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willingness to pay, hedonic happiness, air pollution, China

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Status Competition and Housing Prices

NBER Working Paper No. w18000
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 21 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2022
Shang-Jin Wei, Xiaobo Zhang and Yin Liu
Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Finance, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Tsinghua University
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From “Made in China” to “Innovated in China”: Necessity, Prospect, and Challenges

NBER Working Paper No. w22854
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 28 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2021
Shang-Jin Wei, Zhuan Xie and Xiaobo Zhang
Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Finance, Peking University and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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The Competitive Saving Motive: Concept, Evidence, and Implications

Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper Series No. 465
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Dec 2015
Shang-Jin Wei and Xiaobo Zhang
Asian Development Bank and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Downloads 80 (415,641)
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competition, current account, saving, sex ratio

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Roads to Innovation: Firm-Level Evidence from China

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1542
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Jul 2016
Xu Wang, Xiaobo Zhang, Zhuan Xie and Yiping Huang
China Industrial Bank (CIB) Research, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Peking University and Peking University
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CHINA, EAST ASIA, ASIA, infrastructure, innovation, transportation, technology transfer, knowledge diffusion

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Does Female Labor Scarcity Encourage Innovation?: Evidence from China's Gender Imbalance

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1540
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Jul 2016
Tan Zhibo, Tan Zhibo and Xiaobo Zhang
Peking UniversityFudan University - School of Economics and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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CHINA, EAST ASIA, ASIA, prices, markets, labor, technology, innovation, gender, factor endowment, directed technical change, price effect, market size effect, elasticity of substitution

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The Road to Specialization in Agricultural Production: Evidence from Rural China

IFPRI Discussion Paper No. 01221
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Jan 2013
Yu Qin and Xiaobo Zhang
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Real Estate and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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road, agricultural specialization, input use, rural China, East Asia, Asia

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It's All in the Stars: The Chinese Zodiac and the Effects of Parental Investments on Offspring's Cognitive and Noncognitive Skill Development

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2019
Chih Ming Tan, Xiao Wang and Xiaobo Zhang
University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics, University of Science and Technology of China and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Downloads 69 (450,863)
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Cognitive Skills, Noncognitive Skills, Parental Investments, Zodiac Signs, China

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Forced Gifts: The Burden of Being a Friend

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1615
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2018
Erwin H. Bulte, Ruixin Wang and Xiaobo Zhang
Wageningen UR - Development Economics Group, Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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CHINA, EAST ASIA, ASIA, household expenditure, developing countries, income, rural communities, welfare, gift competition, reciprocity, subjective well-being, inequality

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The Economics of China: Successes and Challenges

NBER Working Paper No. w19648
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 16 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2022
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Cornell University, Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Finance and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Rising Wages in Bangladesh

IFPRI Discussion Paper 01249
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Mar 2013
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), A member of the CGIAR Consortium - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Cornell University and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Bangladesh, South Asia, Asia, Wages, wage rates, Lewis turning point, Labor market, Industrialization, Gender, Women, Remittances

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Sex Ratios, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Growth in the People's Republic of China

NBER Working Paper No. w16800
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 29 May 2022
Shang-Jin Wei and Xiaobo Zhang
Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Finance and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Building Effective Clusters and Industrial Parks

IFPRI Discussion Paper No. 1590
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Jan 2017
Xiaobo Zhang
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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China, East Asia, Asia, Industrialization, Economic Development, Economic Policies, Clusters, Industrial Parks

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Fifty Years of Regional Inequality in China: A Journey Through Revolution, Reform and Openness

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Aug 2001
Ravi Kanbur and Xiaobo Zhang
Cornell University and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Inequality, polarization, decentralization, industrialization, openness, chinese economy

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Have Chinese Firms Become Smaller? If So, Why?

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1558
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Sep 2016
Qiming Yang, Xiaobo Zhang and Wu Zhu
Zhejiang Sci-tech University, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and University of Pennsylvania
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CHINA, EAST ASIA, ASIA, wages, labor law, labour legislation, law, minimum wage, firm size, rising wages, structural dynamic model

Challenges of Creating Cities in China: Lessons from a Short-Lived County-to-City Upgrading Policy

Journal of Comparative Economics 40(3), pp. 476-491, 2012
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Mar 2013
Shenggen Fan, Lixing Li and Xiaobo Zhang
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Peking University - China Center for Economic Research (CCER) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Urbanization, City creation, Governance structure, Political centralization, China

Challenges of Creating Cities in China: Lessons from a Short-Lived County-to-City Upgrading Policy

Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 40, No. 3, 2012
Posted: 22 Jul 2012
Shenggen Fan, Lixing Li and Xiaobo Zhang
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Peking University - China Center for Economic Research (CCER) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

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Urbanization, City creation, Governance structure, Political centralization, China

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The Dark Side of Competition: Gender Differences

IFPRI Discussion Paper No. 1585
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Dec 2016
Simon Chang, Kamhon Kan and Xiaobo Zhang
University of Western Australia - Department of Economics, Academia Sinica - Institute of Economics and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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China, East Asia, Asia, Gender, Markets, Health, Men, Marriage, Sex Ratio, Mortality, Governance

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The Logic of Adaptive Sequential Experimentation in Policy Design

IFPRI Discussion Paper No. 01273
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Aug 2013
Haipeng Xing and Xiaobo Zhang
State University of New York - Stony Brook and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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economy, experimentation, randomized controlled trials, Reform, Asia, China, East Asia

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Structural Change and Economic Growth in China

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Oct 2003
Shenggen Fan, Xiaobo Zhang and Sherman Robinson
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Downloads 29 (636,607)
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Fifty Years of Regional Inequality in China: A Journey Through Central Planning, Reform, and Openness

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 29 Jan 2005
Ravi Kanbur and Xiaobo Zhang
Cornell University and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Fifty Years of Regional Inequality in China: A Journey Through Central Planning, Reform, and Openness

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 9, Issue 1, pp. 87-106, 2005
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 29 Jan 2016
Ravi Kanbur and Xiaobo Zhang
Cornell University and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Symposium on Market Development and Inequality in China

Economics of Transition, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 1-5, January 2008
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 23 Dec 2007
Ravi Kanbur, Yingyi Qian and Xiaobo Zhang
Cornell University, Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Gender and Public Goods Provision in Tamil Nadu's Village Governments

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6854
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Kiran Gajwani and Xiaobo Zhang
Harvard University and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Population Policies, Gender and Health, Agricultural Knowledge and Information Systems, Gender and Law, Rural Development Knowledge & Information Systems

Spatial Inequality in Education and Health Care in China

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Jan 2004
Ravi Kanbur and Xiaobo Zhang
Cornell University and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Illiteracy, infant mortality rate, spatial inequality in China, polarization

Spatial Inequality in Education and Health Care in China

China Economic Review, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 189-204, 2005
Posted: 22 Nov 2005
Xiaobo Zhang and Ravi Kanbur
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Cornell University

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illiteracy, infant mortality rate, spatial inequality in China, polarization

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Resource Abundance and Regional Development in China

Economics of Transition, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 7-29, January 2008
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Dec 2007
Xiaobo Zhang, Li Xing, Shenggen Fan and Xiaopeng Luo
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), affiliation not provided to SSRN, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Zhejiang University
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Social Interactions and Stigmatized Behavior: "Donating" Blood Plasma in Rural China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11413
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Apr 2018
Xi Chen, David E. Sahn and Xiaobo Zhang
Yale School of Public Health - Department of Health Policy and Management, Cornell University and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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social stigma, social networks, peer influence, plasma "donation", China

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It's All in the Stars: The Chinese Zodiac and the Effects of Parental Investments on Offspring's Cognitive and Noncognitive Skills Development

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1708
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Mar 2018
Chih Ming Tan, Xiao Wang and Xiaobo Zhang
University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics, University of Science and Technology of China and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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CHINA, cognitive development, child development, economic development, human capital, parental investments, zodiac signs, early childhood educational investments

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Costly Posturing: Ceremonies and Early Child Development in China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10662
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Apr 2017
Xi Chen and Xiaobo Zhang
Yale School of Public Health - Department of Health Policy and Management and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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economic status, squeeze effects, food consumption, gift-giving, stunting, malnutrition

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China's One-Child Policy and the Mystery of Missing Women: Ethnic Minorities and Male-Biased Sex Ratios

Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 73, No. 1, pp. 21-39, 2010
Posted: 10 Jan 2011
Erwin H. Bulte, Nico Heerink and Xiaobo Zhang
Tilburg University - Department of Economics, Wageningen UR and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Peer Effects, Risk Pooling, and Status Seeking: What Explains Gift Spending Escalation in Rural China?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8777
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Jan 2012
Xi Chen, Ravi Kanbur and Xiaobo Zhang
Yale School of Public Health - Department of Health Policy and Management, Cornell University and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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ceremony, gift giving, peer effects, risk pooling, social network, status seeking

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Incremental Reform and Distortions in China's Product and Factor Markets

The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 21, Issue 2, pp. 279-299, 2007
Posted: 16 Jun 2008
Xiaobo Zhang and Kong-Yam Tan
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and World Bank - Beijing Office

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D33, D61, D63, O11, O53, P23

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Does Guanxi Matter to Nonfarm Employment?

Posted: 30 Nov 2003
Xiaobo Zhang and Guo Li
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and World Bank - Rural Development (EASRD)

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Nonfarm employment, Guanxi, Social networks, China