Loren Brandt

University of Toronto - Department of Economics

150 St. George Street

Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G7

Canada

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

Accounting for China's Growth

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4764
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 22 Feb 2010
Loren Brandt and Xiaodong Zhu
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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China, investment, growth, productivity, capital market distortions

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Agriculture and Income Distribution in Rural Vietnam Under Economic Reforms: A Tale of Two Regions

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 519
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 17 Mar 2003
Loren Brandt and Dwayne Benjamin
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and University of Toronto
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Economic reforms in Vietnam, trade liberalization, agricultural productivity, welfare distribution

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Local Government Behavior and Property Rights Formation in Rural China

UC Davis Working Paper No. 02-004
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Apr 2003
Loren Brandt, Scott Rozelle and Matthew Turner
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and University of Toronto
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devolution of land rights, evolution of tenure security, local government behavior

Bank Discrimination in Transition Economies: Ideology, Information or Incentives?

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 517
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Mar 2003
Loren Brandt and Hongbin Li
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and Chinese University of Hong Kong - Department of Economics
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Bank discrimination, privatization, economic transition

Bank Discrimination in Transition Economies: Ideology, Information, or Incentives?

Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 31, No. 3, pp. 387-594, September 2003
Posted: 03 Mar 2004
Loren Brandt and Hongbin Li
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and Chinese University of Hong Kong - Department of Economics

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Property Rights, Labour Markets, and Efficiency in a Transition Economy: The Case of Rural China

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 518
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Mar 2003
Loren Brandt and Dwayne Benjamin
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and University of Toronto
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Rural institutions, property rights, labour markets, transition economies, farm efficiency

Property Rights, Labour Markets, and Efficiency in a Transition Economy: The Case of Rural China

Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 35, pp. 689-716, 2002
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Dec 2002
Dwayne Benjamin and Loren Brandt
University of Toronto and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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Inequality and Growth in Rural China: Does Higher Inequality Impede Growth?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2344
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Oct 2006
Dwayne Benjamin, Loren Brandt and John Giles
University of Toronto, University of Toronto - Department of Economics and World Bank
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inequality, growth, rural China, panel data

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Ceaseless Toil? Health and Labor Supply of the Elderly in Rural China

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 579
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 10 Aug 2003
Dwayne Benjamin, Loren Brandt and Jia-Zhueng Fan
University of Toronto, University of Toronto - Department of Economics and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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retirement, health and labor supply, social security, China

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Industrialization in China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10096
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Aug 2016
Loren Brandt, Debin Ma and Thomas G. Rawski
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economic History and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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China, industrial development, structural change

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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

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Fiscal Reform and Rural Public Finance in China

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 1498776
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Nov 2009
University of Toronto - Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto - Department of Economics, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Chinese Academy of Sciences - Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy
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China, rural sector, villages, townships, local taxes, fees, intergovernmental

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Inequality and Poverty in China During Reform

Poverty and Economic Policy Research Network Working Paper No. PMMA-2007-07
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 Jun 2009
University of Toronto, University of Toronto - Department of Economics, North Carolina State University - Department of Accounting and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) - Institute of Agricultural Economics
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Income Inequality, Poverty, Welfare, Growth, Reform, Transition, Policy, China

Inequality and Poverty in China During Reform

PEP working paper serie 2007-07
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 May 2018
University of Toronto, University of Toronto - Department of Economics, World Bank and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) - Institute of Agricultural Economics
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Income Inequality; Poverty; Welfare; Growth; Reform; Transition; Policy; China

Inequality and Poverty in China During Reform

PEP working paper serie 2007-07
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 May 2018
University of Toronto, University of Toronto - Department of Economics, World Bank and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) - Institute of Agricultural Economics
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Income Inequality; Poverty; Welfare; Growth; Reform; Transition; Policy; China

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Challenges of Working with the Chinese NBS Firm-Level Data

KU Leuven Discussion Paper Series DPS14.15
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2014
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, K.U.Leuven and Lingnan University
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Creative Accounting or Creative Destruction? Firm-Level Productivity Growth in Chinese Manufacturing

NBER Working Paper No. w15152
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2009
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, K.U.Leuven and Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU) - Department of Economics
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Creative Accounting or Creative Destruction? Firm-Level Productivity Growth in Chinese Manufacturing

Posted: 11 Jul 2009
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, K.U.Leuven and Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU) - Department of Economics

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Total Factor Productivity, Manufacturing, China

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The Usefulness of Corruptible Elections

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 602
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Sep 2003
Loren Brandt and Matthew Turner
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and University of Toronto
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Elections, Property rights, China

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Tariffs and the Organization of Trade in China

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Jun 2013
Loren Brandt and Peter Morrow
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and University of Toronto
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China, Processing Trade, Domestic Content, Tariffs

Did Higher Inequality Impede Growth in Rural China?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5483
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Dwayne Benjamin, Loren Brandt and John Giles
University of Toronto, University of Toronto - Department of Economics and World Bank
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Access to Finance, Inequality, Rural Poverty Reduction, Poverty Impact Evaluation, Services & Transfers to Poor

Did Higher Inequality Impede Growth in Rural China?

The Economic Journal, Vol. 121, Issue 557, pp. 1281-1309, 2011
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Dec 2011
Dwayne Benjamin, Loren Brandt and John Giles
University of Toronto, University of Toronto - Department of Economics and World Bank
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Substitution Effects in Parental Investments

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Apr 2013
Loren Brandt, Aloysius Siow and Hui Wang
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, University of Toronto - Department of Economics and Peking University - Guanghua School of Management
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household model, parental investment, marriage market, transfers

Substitution Effects in Parental Investments

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4431
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Oct 2009
Loren Brandt, Aloysius Siow and Hui Wang
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, University of Toronto - Department of Economics and University of Toronto
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household model, parental investment, marriage market, transfers

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Factor Market Distortions Across Time, Space and Sectors in China

HKIMR Working Paper No.26/2012
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 27 Nov 2012
Loren Brandt, Trevor Tombe and Xiaodong Zhu
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, University of Calgary and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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China, factor market, distortion, productivity

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Growth with Equity: Income Inequality in Vietnam, 2002–14

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10392
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 05 Dec 2016
Dwayne Benjamin, Loren Brandt and Brian McCaig
University of Toronto, University of Toronto - Department of Economics and Wilfrid Laurier University - School of Business & Economics
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Vietnam, income inequality, decomposition

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Large Demographic Shocks and Small Changes in the Marriage Market

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4243
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 30 Jun 2009
Loren Brandt, Aloysius Siow and Carl J. Vogel
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, University of Toronto - Department of Economics and NERA Economic Consulting
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marriage market, famine

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The Usefulness of Imperfect Elections: The Case of Village Elections in Rural China

Economics & Politics, Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 453-480, November 2007
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Oct 2007
Loren Brandt and Matthew Turner
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and University of Toronto
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Misallocation, Selection and Productivity: A Quantitative Analysis with Panel Data from China

NBER Working Paper No. w23039
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 17 Jan 2017
York University, University of Toronto - Department of Economics, Williams College - Department of Economics and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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Does Investment in National Highways Help or Hurt Hinterland City Growth?

NBER Working Paper No. w24596
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 May 2018
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Brown University - Department of Economics, Peking University - Guanghua School of Management and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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Banks and Enterprise Privatization in China

The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 524-546, 2005
Posted: 12 Jul 2005
Loren Brandt, Hongbin Li and Joanne Roberts
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, Chinese University of Hong Kong - Department of Economics and University of Toronto - Department of Economics

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Privatization, township and village enterprises, financial institutions

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The Evolution of Income Inequality in Rural China

Economic Development and Cultural Change, Vol. 53, No. 4, pp. 769-824, July 2005, William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 654
Posted: 10 Mar 2004
Dwayne Benjamin, Loren Brandt and John Giles
University of Toronto, University of Toronto - Department of Economics and World Bank

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Rural inequality, China, welfare and transition, poverty, farm incomes

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Competition Under Credit Rationing: Theory and Evidence from Rural China

Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 71, No. 2, August 2003
Posted: 07 Nov 2003
Albert Park, Loren Brandt and John Giles
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The William Davidson Institute, University of Toronto - Department of Economics and World Bank

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Banking, Competition, Credit, Rationing, China

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Why Do Governments Privatize?

Posted: 28 Sep 2001
Loren Brandt, Hongbin Li and Joanne Roberts
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, Chinese University of Hong Kong - Department of Economics and University of Toronto - Department of Economics

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Redistribution in a Decentralized Economy: Growth and Inflation in China Under Reform

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 108, No. 2, April 2000
Posted: 27 Mar 2000
Loren Brandt and Xiaodong Zhu
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and University of Toronto - Department of Economics

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Markets, Human Capital and Income Inequality in Rural China

U Toronto Law and Economics Research Paper No. 01-06
Posted: 08 Mar 2000
Loren Brandt, Dwayne Benjamin, Paul Glewwe and Guo Li
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, University of Toronto, University of Minnesota - College of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences - Department of Applied Economics and World Bank - Rural Development (EASRD)

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Credit, Incentives and Reputation: A Hedonic Analysis of Contractual Wage Profiles

JOURNAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, Vol. 104, No. 6, December 1996
Posted: 13 Nov 1996
Loren Brandt and Arthur J. Hosios
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and University of Toronto - Department of Economics

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