Simon Appleton

University of Nottingham - School of Economics

University Park

Nottingham NG7 2RD

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (14)

Growing Out of Poverty: Trends and Patterns of Urban Poverty in China 1988-2002

University of Nottingham Research Paper No. 2006/46
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Dec 2006
Lina Song, Simon Appleton and Qingjie Xia
University of Nottingham - School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Nottingham - School of Economics and Peking University
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Poverty, Inequality, Economic Growth, Welfare, Public Policy, China

Growing Out of Poverty: Trends and Patterns of Urban Poverty in China 1988-2002

IZA Working Paper No. 3459
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 May 2008
Simon Appleton, Lina Song and Qingjie Xia
University of Nottingham - School of Economics, University of Nottingham - School of Sociology and Social Policy and Peking University
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poverty, inequality, economic growth, welfare, public policy, China

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Life Satisfaction in Urban China: Components and Determinants

IZA Working Paper No. 3443
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 May 2008
Lina Song and Simon Appleton
University of Nottingham - School of Sociology and Social Policy and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
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life satisfaction, happiness, economic growth, unemployment, China

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Inequality and Instability: An Empirical Investigation into Social Discontent in Urban China

University of Nottingham Research Paper No. 2006/45
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Dec 2006
Lina Song and Simon Appleton
University of Nottingham - School of Sociology and Social Policy and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
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Satisfaction, income growth, unemployment, inequality, instability, China

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Social Protection and Migration in China: What Can Protect Migrants from Economic Uncertainty?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3594
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Aug 2008
Lina Song and Simon Appleton
University of Nottingham - School of Sociology and Social Policy and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
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migration, social protection, entitlement, China

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The Economics of Communist Party Membership: The Curious Case of Rising Numbers and Wage Premium during China's Transition

IZA Working Paper No. 3454
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 May 2008
Simon Appleton, John B. Knight, Lina Song and Qingjie Xia
University of Nottingham - School of Economics, University of Oxford - Department of Economics, University of Nottingham - School of Sociology and Social Policy and Peking University
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China, Communist Party, labour market, economic transition, wages

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Understanding Urban Wage Inequality in China 1988-2008: Evidence from Quantile Analysis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7101
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Jan 2013
Simon Appleton, Lina Song and Qingjie Xia
University of Nottingham - School of Economics, University of Nottingham - School of Sociology and Social Policy and Peking University
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China, labour, wages, quantile regression, inequality

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Informal Employment in China: Trends, Patterns and Determinants of Entry

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10139
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Aug 2016
Zhe Liang, Simon Appleton and Lina Song
University of Nottingham, University of Nottingham - School of Economics and University of Nottingham - School of Sociology and Social Policy
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informal employment, determinants, human capital, China

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Job Contact Networks and Wages of Rural-Urban Migrants in China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7577
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 31 Aug 2013
Wenjin Long, Simon Appleton and Lina Song
University of Nottingham, University of Nottingham - School of Economics and University of Nottingham - School of Sociology and Social Policy
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social network, job contact, wage, rural-urban migrants, switching regression, China

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Deconstructing Informality: A Response to Vulnerability or an Optimal Choice?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10100
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Aug 2016
Lina Song, Simon Appleton and Zhe Liang
University of Nottingham - School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Nottingham - School of Economics and University of Nottingham
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informality, vulnerability, self-employment, casual labour, China

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The Effects of the State Sector on Wage Inequality in Urban China: 1988–2007

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7142
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Jan 2013
Qingjie Xia, Lina Song, Li Shi and Simon Appleton
Peking University, University of Nottingham - School of Sociology and Social Policy, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) - Institute of Economics and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
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China, state sector, wage inequality, quantile regression, counterfactual analysis

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The Impact of the Arab Spring on the Tunisian Economy

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7856
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Oct 2016
Samer Matta, Simon Appleton and Michael Bleaney
World Bank, University of Nottingham - School of Economics and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
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Macroeconomic Management, Governance Diagnostic Capacity Building, Economic Forecasting

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International School Test Scores and Economic Growth

Bulletin of Economic Research, Vol. 65, Issue 1, pp. 82-90, 2013
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Dec 2012
Paul Atherton, Simon Appleton and Michael Bleaney
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Nottingham - School of Economics and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
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education, growth, human capital

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The Microeconomic Impact of Political Instability: Firm‐Level Evidence from Tunisia

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 22, Issue 4, pp. 1590-1619, 2018
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Oct 2018
Samer Matta, Simon Appleton and Michael Bleaney
World Bank, University of Nottingham - School of Economics and University of Nottingham - School of Economics
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Has China Crossed the River? The Evolution of Wage Structure in Urban China During Reform and Retrenchment

Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 33, No. 4, pp. 644-663, December 2005
Posted: 07 Apr 2006
Simon Appleton, Lina Song and Qingjie Xia
University of Nottingham - School of Economics, University of Nottingham - School of Sociology and Social Policy and Peking University, School of Economics

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China, labor market, unemployment, panel data, wage premium, fixed effects estimations