Carsten A. Holz

Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Division of Social Science

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Division of Social Science

Clear Water Bay

Clear Water Bay, Kowloon

Hong Kong

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

China's Economic Growth 1978-2025: What We Know Today About China's Economic Growth Tomorrow

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Jul 2005
Carsten A. Holz
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Division of Social Science
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Economic growth, growth accounting, growth forecasts, development theories, human capital formation, education (all: China)

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Measuring Chinese Productivity Growth, 1952-2005

Number of pages: 286 Posted: 06 Sep 2006
Carsten A. Holz
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Division of Social Science
Downloads 776 (30,384)

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Labor productivity, unit labor costs, total factor productivity, GDP, value added, capital, labor, hours worked, economic census, data quality, effective investment, industry classification

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The Quality of China's GDP Statistics

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 04 Dec 2013
Carsten A. Holz
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Division of Social Science
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accuracy of national statistics, national income accounting, compilation of GDP and sectoral value-added, national statistical system, Benford’s Law

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Chinese Statistics: Classification Systems and Data Sources

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 17 Jan 2013
Carsten A. Holz
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Division of Social Science
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national income accounting, national statistical system, China Standard Industrial Classification System, industrial statistics coverage, ownership classification system, national statistical data sources/limitations/explanations

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Spatial Price Differences in China: Estimates and Implications

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Apr 2005
Loren Brandt and Carsten A. Holz
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Division of Social Science
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spatial deflators, inequality, income differences, regional absolute price levels, China

6.

The Unbalanced Growth Hypothesis and the Role of the State: The Case of China’s State-Owned Enterprises

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Nov 2010
Carsten A. Holz
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Division of Social Science
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linkage, state ownership, industrial policy, unbalanced growth hypothesis, input-output model, Albert Hirschman

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China's Reform Period Economic Growth: How Reliable are Angus Maddison's Estimates? - Response to Angus Maddison's Reply

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 07 Apr 2006
Carsten A. Holz
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Division of Social Science
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national income accounting, economic growth, growth estimates, output quantities, labor productivity in services, Angus Maddison, Penn World Tables

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No Razor's Edge: Reexamining Alwyn Young's Evidence for Increasing Inter-Provincial Trade Barriers in China

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Mar 2006
Carsten A. Holz
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Division of Social Science
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Protectionism, rent-seeking, distortions, law of one price, regional comparative advantages, industrial structure, price reform, transition policies (all: China)

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Revisions to China's GDP Data Following the 2004 Economic Census: More Questions than Answers?

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 30 May 2006
Carsten A. Holz
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Division of Social Science
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national income accounting, growth estimates, benchmark revisions, economic census

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Chinese Statistics: Output Data

Number of pages: 112 Posted: 09 Mar 2013
Carsten A. Holz
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Division of Social Science
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national income accounting, GDP and value-added, aggregate expenditures, national income, national statistical system

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Explaining Money Demand in China During the Transition from a Centrally Planned to a Market-Based Monetary System

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 27/2011
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 25 Oct 2011
Anne Laure Delatte, Julien Fouquau and Carsten A. Holz
Groupe ESC Rouen, University of Orleans and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Division of Social Science
Downloads 76 (308,761)

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money demand, cointegrating time-varying smooth transition regression model, seasonal unit-root test, Chinese economy

Physical Capital Estimates for China's Provinces, 1952-2015 and Beyond

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6472
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Jun 2017
Carsten A. Holz and Yue Sun
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Division of Social Science and Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE) - China Center for Human Capital and Labor Market Research, Students
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capital services, wealth capital stock, capital concepts

Physical Capital Estimates for China's Provinces, 1952-2015 and Beyond

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 May 2017
Carsten A. Holz and Yue Sun
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Division of Social Science and Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE) - China Center for Human Capital and Labor Market Research, Students
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Capital Services, Wealth Capital Stock, Capital Concepts

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Wage Determination in China During the Reform Period

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 13/2014
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 18 Jun 2014
Carsten A. Holz
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Division of Social Science
Downloads 70 (323,333)

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wage determination, labor market institutions, minimum wages, wage classification system, wage level and structure, labor contracts, collective bargaining, public sector wages, wage-performance link

14.

Wage and Price Dynamics in a Large Emerging Economy: The Case of China

BIS Working Paper No. 409
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Apr 2013
Carsten A. Holz and Aaron N. Mehrotra
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Division of Social Science and Bank for International Settlements (BIS)
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Labour costs, inflation, China, global economic slack, globalisation omma separated

15.

China's Investment Rate: Characteristics and Implications

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 16 May 2018
Carsten A. Holz
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Division of Social Science
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investment rate, capital-output ratio, ICOR, national investment strategy, economic growth

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China's Investment Rate: Implications and Prospects

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6496
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Jun 2017
Carsten A. Holz
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Division of Social Science
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Investment Rate, Capital-Output Ratio, ICOR, National Investment Strategy, Economic Growth

The Changing Patterns of Investment in the PRC Economy

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 26 May 2017
Carsten A. Holz
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Division of Social Science
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Investment Rate, Investment Policy, National Investment Strategy, Sector Distribution of Investment, Ownership Distribution of Investment, Causes of Investment, Economic Growth

The Changing Patterns of Investment in the PRC Economy

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6484
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 19 Jun 2017
Carsten A. Holz
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Division of Social Science
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investment rate, investment policy, national investment strategy, sector distribution of investment, ownership distribution of investment, causes of investment, economic growth

18.

Monthly Industrial Output in China Since 1983

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Jan 2013
Carsten A. Holz
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Division of Social Science
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China industrial output, industrial growth, monthly industry data, public sector industrial output, Chinese statistics

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China's Reform Period Economic Growth: How Reliable are Angus Maddison's Estimates?

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 52, No. 1, pp. 85-119, March 2006
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 May 2006
Carsten A. Holz
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Division of Social Science
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Industrial Policies and the Changing Patterns of Investment in the Chinese Economy

Forthcoming in The China Journal
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 14 Aug 2018
Carsten A. Holz
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Division of Social Science
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People’s Republic of China, Investment Rate, Investment Policy, National Investment Strategy, Sector Distribution of Investment, Ownership Distribution of Investment, Causes of Investment, Economic Growth

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China's Statistical System in Transition: Challenges, Data Problems, and Institutional Innovations

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 50, No. 3, pp. 381-409, September 2004
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Sep 2004
Carsten A. Holz
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Division of Social Science
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The Process of Economic Development in West Sichuan: The Case of Daocheng County

Number of pages: 82 Posted: 30 Apr 2018
Carsten A. Holz
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Division of Social Science
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Economic Development, Tourism Development, Infrastructure Development, Poverty Alleviation, Backward Region, Fiscal Transfers, Tibet

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The >Gleichschaltung< of the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2018
Carsten A. Holz
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Division of Social Science
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Gleichschaltung, Academic Freedom, Chinese Communist Party, Hong Kong, China Studies, Censorship

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The Unfinished Business of State-owned Enterprise Reform in the People’s Republic of China

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Jun 2019
Carsten A. Holz
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Division of Social Science
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State-owned enterprise reform, People’s Republic of China, corporate governance, public enterprise management, Chinese Communist Party, state-owned asset management, industrial policy

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Understanding Money Demand in the Transition from a Centrally Planned to a Market Economy

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9721
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Nov 2013
Anne Laure Delatte, Julien Fouquau and Carsten A. Holz
Groupe ESC Rouen, University of Orleans and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Division of Social Science
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Chinese economy, cointegration, complementary hyopthesis, money demand, seasonal unit root

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China's Monetary Reform: The Counterrevolution from the Countryside

Posted: 02 Jun 2007
Carsten A. Holz
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Division of Social Science

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informal finance, rural cooperative funds, rural finance, financial intermediation (all: China)

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Deconstructing China's GDP Statistics

China Economic Review, Vol. 15, pp. 164-202, 2004
Posted: 23 Aug 2004
Carsten A. Holz
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Division of Social Science

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Chinese statistics, national income accounting, System of National Accounts (SNA), household surveys, population statistics