Zhong Zhao

Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

Renmin University of China

Room B906

Xianjin Building

Beijing, Beijing 100872

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1.

Urban-Rural Consumption Inequality in China from 1988 to 2002: Evidence from Quantile Regression Decomposition

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3659
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 27 Aug 2008
Zhaopeng (Frank) Qu and Zhong Zhao
Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 288 (148,708)
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inequality, consumption, quantile regression decomposition, China

Evaluating Continuous Training Programs Using the Generalized Propensity Score

IZA Working Paper No. 3255
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 May 2008
Humboldt University of BerlinRWI, IZA Institute of Labor Economics, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 165 (249,926)
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training, program evaluation, continuous treatment, generalized propensity score

Evaluating Continuous Training Programs Using the Generalized Propensity Score

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 35
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Jan 2008
Humboldt University of BerlinRWI, IZA Institute of Labor Economics, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 88 (396,063)
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Training, program evaluation, continuous treatment, generalized propensity score

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Trade Liberalization and Child Labor in China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10295
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 31 Oct 2016
Liqiu Zhao, Fei Wang and Zhong Zhao
Renmin University of China, Renmin University of China and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 229 (186,303)
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child labor, trade liberalization, trade policy uncertainty, difference-in-differences, China

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Higher Education Expansion and Labor Market Outcomes for Young College Graduates

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9643
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 19 May 2022
Dongshu Ou and Zhong Zhao
Chinese University of Hong Kong and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 227 (187,832)

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unemployment, labor force participation, higher education expansion, wage, difference-in-differences

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Impact of China's Urban Resident Basic Medical Insurance on Health Care Utilization and Expenditure

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6768
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Oct 2012
Hong Liu and Zhong Zhao
Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE) and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 201 (210,485)
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urban China, health insurance, health care utilization, health expenditure

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China's Family Planning Policies and Their Labor Market Consequences

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9746
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Fei Wang, Liqiu Zhao and Zhong Zhao
Renmin University of China, Renmin University of China and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 174 (238,678)
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One-Child Policy, aging, sex ratio, quantity–quality model, migration

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Sensitivity of Propensity Score Methods to the Specifications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1873
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Dec 2005
Zhong Zhao
Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 159 (257,555)
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sensitivity, propensity score, matching, causal model, Monte Carlo

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Matching Estimators and the Data from the National Supported Work Demonstration Again

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2375
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Oct 2006
Zhong Zhao
Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 153 (265,626)

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treatment effect, matching estimators, NSW data, selection bias

9.

Social-Family Network and Self-Employment: Evidence from Temporary Rural-Urban Migrants in China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5446
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 31 Jan 2011
Junfu Zhang and Zhong Zhao
Clark University and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 133 (296,457)
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social-family network, self-employment, rural-urban migrants

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Measuring the Income-Distance Tradeoff for Rural-Urban Migrants in China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7160
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Feb 2013
Junfu Zhang and Zhong Zhao
Clark University and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 130 (301,718)
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income-distance tradeoff, rural-urban migration, hukou system, China

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Relative Efficiency, Scale Effect, and Scope Effect of Public Hospitals: Evidence from Australia

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2520
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 Jan 2007
Jian Wang, Zhong Zhao and Amir Mahmood
Shandong University, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) and University of Newcastle (Australia)
Downloads 128 (305,240)
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translog cost function, economies of scale and scope, efficiency, public hospital

12.

Health Determinants in Urban China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1835
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Nov 2005
Zhong Zhao
Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 126 (308,758)

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self-reported health status, Grossman model, ordered probit, China

13.

The Fertility Effect of Catastrophe: U.S. Hurricane Births

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2975
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Sep 2007
Richard W. Evans, Yingyao Hu and Zhong Zhao
University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute and M.A. Program in Computational Social Science, University of Texas at Austin and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 117 (325,630)
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fertility, family planning, panel data models, disaster

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Free Education Helps Combat Child Labor? The Effect of a Free Compulsory Education Reform in Rural China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12374
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Jun 2019
Can Tang, Liqiu Zhao and Zhong Zhao
Renmin University of China, Renmin University of China and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 112 (335,818)
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free compulsory education reform, child labor, son preference, rural China

Wage Inequality of Chinese Rural-Urban Migrants between 2002 and 2007

Partnership for Economic Policy Working Paper No. 2013-04
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Dec 2013
Zhong Zhao and Zhaopeng (Frank) Qu
Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) and Nanjing University - School of Business
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rural to urban migrants, wage inequality, quantity de composition, China

Wage Inequality of Chinese Rural-Urban Migrants between 2002 and 2007

Partnership for Economic Policy Working Paper No. 2013-04
Posted: 15 Dec 2013
Zhong Zhao and Zhaopeng (Frank) Qu
Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) and Nanjing University - School of Business
Downloads 9 (829,546)
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rural to urban migrants, wage inequality, quantity de composition, China

16.

The Health Implications of Social Pensions: Evidence from China's New Rural Pension Scheme

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9621
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 18 Jan 2016
Lingguo Cheng, Hong Liu, Ye Zhang and Zhong Zhao
Nanjing University, Washington University in St. Louis - Olin Business School, Nanjing University - School of Business and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 89 (389,695)
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pension income, health, channels, elderly, China

17.

Vouchers and Caseworkers in Public Training Programs: Evidence from the Hartz Reform in Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3910
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 19 May 2022
Ulf Rinne, Arne Uhlendorff and Zhong Zhao
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 88 (392,452)

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program evaluation, active labor market policy, training, Hartz reform, caseworker, matching, voucher

18.

Analysis of Health and Longevity in Oldest-Old Population: A Health Capital Approach

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1877
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Dec 2005
Zhong Zhao
Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 82 (409,265)

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oldest-old, mortality, Katz index of ADL, Grossman model

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Evolution of the Chinese Rural-Urban Migrant Labor Market from 2002 to 2007

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5421
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Jan 2011
Zhaopeng (Frank) Qu and Zhong Zhao
Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 80 (415,176)
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rural-urban migration, labor market, wage structure, migration decision, segmentation, China

20.

Child Labor in China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9976
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 19 May 2022
Can Tang, Liqiu Zhao and Zhong Zhao
Renmin University of China, Renmin University of China and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 72 (440,248)
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China, school dropout, working hours, child labor

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The Heterogeneous Impact of Pension Income on Elderly Living Arrangements: Evidence from China's New Rural Pension Scheme

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9116
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 19 May 2022
Lingguo Cheng, Hong Liu, Ye Zhang and Zhong Zhao
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE), Nanjing University - School of Business and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 67 (457,276)
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China, pension income, living arrangements, heterogeneity

22.

Earnings Differences between Chinese and Indian Wage Earners, 1987-2004

IZA Working Paper No. 3284
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 May 2008
IZA Institute of Labor EconomicsUniversity College Dublin (UCD), Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)Aston University - Aston Business School, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 66 (460,696)
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returns to education, earnings, India, China, quantile regression, Oaxaca-Blinder decomposition

23.

One-Child Policy and Marriage Market in China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14415
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 19 May 2022
Jun Han and Zhong Zhao
Renmin University of China and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 53 (511,160)

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leftover situation, one-child policy, age differential between husband and wife, marriage age

24.

Earnings Instability and Earnings Inequality in Urban China: 1989-2006

IZA Working Paper No. 3270
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 May 2008
Zhong Zhao
Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 52 (515,424)

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earnings inequality, covariance structure of earnings, China

25.

Endogenous Exit Bias in Training Programs for Unemployed Workers

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6565
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 May 2012
Humboldt University of BerlinRWI, IZA Institute of Labor Economics, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 50 (524,283)

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treatment duration, local average treatment effect, dropouts

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Urban-Rural Disparities of Child Health and Nutritional Status in China from 1989 to 2006

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6528
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 May 2012
Hong Liu, Hai Fang and Zhong Zhao
Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE), University of Miami and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 49 (528,684)

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child, health and nutritional status, urban-rural disparities, China

27.

Is Care by Grandparents or Parents Better for Children's Non-Cognitive Skills? Evidence on Locus of Control from China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14183
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 19 May 2022
Xiang Ao, Xuan Chen and Zhong Zhao
Renmin University of China, Renmin University of China and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 48 (533,262)

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intergenerational childcare, locus of control, non-cognitive skill

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The Impact of Rural-Urban Migration on the Health of the Left-Behind Parents

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9350
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Oct 2015
Xiang Ao, Dawei Jiang and Zhong Zhao
Renmin University of China, Renmin University of China and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 42 (562,072)
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rural-urban migration, health, left-behind parents, China

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Parental Job Loss and Children’s Health: Ten Years after the Massive Layoff of the SOEs’ Workers in China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5846
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 Jul 2011
Hong Liu and Zhong Zhao
Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE) and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 41 (567,142)

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children’s health, job loss, Grossman’s model, China

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Where are Migrants from? Inter- vs. Intra-Provincial Rural-Urban Migration in China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11029
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Oct 2017
Yaqin Su, Petros Tesfazion and Zhong Zhao
Hunan University, Central College and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 31 (623,148)
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rural-urban migration, inter- vs. intra-provincial migration, border effect, China

31.

Social Learning and Health Insurance Enrollment: Evidence from China's New Cooperative Medical Scheme

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7251
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Mar 2013
Hong Liu, Qi Sun and Zhong Zhao
Washington University in St. Louis - Olin Business School, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics-College of Business and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 25 (663,439)
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rural China, health insurance, social learning, social effect

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Employment Structures in China from 1990 to 2015: Demographic and Technological Change

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14141
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 03 Mar 2021
Peng GE, Wenkai Sun and Zhong Zhao
Renmin University of China, Renmin University of China and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 24 (670,789)

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What Drives Spatial Clusters of Entrepreneurship in China? Evidence from Economic Census Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11074
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 19 May 2022
Zheng Liang and Zhong Zhao
Tsinghua University and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 24 (670,789)
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entrepreneurship, new firm formation, Marshallian effect, Chinitz effect, China

34.

Women Education and Fertility in China

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Jun 2022
Zheyuan Zhang and Zhong Zhao
Renmin University of China and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 16 (734,168)

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Women's education, Fertility decline, Demographic transition, Compulsory education laws, Quality and quantity of children

35.

Glass Ceiling Effect in Urban China: Wage Inequality of Rural-Urban Migrants During 2002-2007

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10424
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 27 Dec 2016
Zhaopeng (Frank) Qu and Zhong Zhao
Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 13 (761,027)
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rural to urban migrants, wage inequality, quantile decomposition, China

36.

Unintended Consequences of China's New Labor Contract Law on Unemployment and Welfare Loss of the Workers

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11705
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Aug 2018
Randall Akee, Liqiu Zhao and Zhong Zhao
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Renmin University of China and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 11 (779,730)

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labor contract law, unemployment, happiness, regression discontinuity design, China

37.

Height, Weight and Well-Being for Rural, Urban and Migrant Workers in China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9397
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 19 May 2022
Wang-Sheng Lee and Zhong Zhao
Monash University and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 9 (799,046)

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semi-parametric, China, weight, height, subjective well-being

38.

Earnings Differences between Chinese and Indian Wage Earners, 1987–2004

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 55, Issue s1, pp. 562-587, July 2009
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Jun 2009
IZA Institute of Labor EconomicsUniversity College Dublin (UCD), Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)Aston University - Aston Business School, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 1 (890,016)

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Free Education and the Intergenerational Transmission of Cognitive Abilities: Evidence from China

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 05 Aug 2022
Hui Xu, Zheyuan Zhang and Zhong Zhao
Beijing Normal University, Renmin University of China and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 0 (906,676)

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Intergenerational Transmission, Cognitive ability, free education policy, credit constraints

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Social Learning and Health Insurance Enrollment: Evidence from China's New Cooperative Medical Scheme

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 94, 2014
Posted: 16 Feb 2017
Hong Liu, Qi Sun and Zhong Zhao
Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE), Shanghai University of Finance and Economics-College of Business and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)

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Rural China, Health insurance, Social learning, Peer effects