Yanyan Gao

Southeast University - School of Economics and Management

Dr

Jingguan Building, Dongnandaxue Road 2, Jiangning

Nanjing, Jiangsu 211189

China

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“  I'm currently working on applied economics topics disentangling the secrets of firm innovation and the impacts of high-speed rail, quality disclosures in tourism, and environmental regulations, by using causal inference methods.  ”

Scholarly Papers (31)

1.

Government Size and Economic Development: A World Panel Data Analysis Based on the Substitution between Government and Market

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 03 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2009
Yanyan Gao
Southeast University - School of Economics and Management
Downloads 345 (123,222)
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Government size, economic growth, Armey curve, Wagner's law, substitution hypothesis, inverted U relationship

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Does High-Speed Rail Really Promote Economic Growth? Evidence from China’s Yangtze River Delta Region

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 May 2018 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2018
Southeast University - School of Economics and Management, University of Nevada, Reno, HuaiHai Institute of Technology and Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - School of Management
Downloads 233 (183,736)
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High-speed rail; GDP per capita; difference-in-differences; instrumental variables; core-periphery; China

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The Nature of Economic Development Zones in China: An Empirical Study Based on Data from the Yangtze River Area

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2011
Jianghuai Zheng and Yanyan Gao
Nanjing University - Industrial Economic Department - School of Economics and Southeast University - School of Economics and Management
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development zones along the Yangtze River, spatial concentration of firms, industrial clustering effect, technology promotion, policy rents

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Forward Looking Versus Backward Looking: An Empirical Study on the Effectiveness of Credit Evaluation System in China's Online P2P Lending Market

China Financial Review International, 2017, 7(2), 228-248
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2019
Yanyan Gao, Jun Sun and Qin Zhou
Southeast University - School of Economics and Management, HuaiHai Institute of Technology and Southeast University (China) - School of Economics and Management
Downloads 194 (217,833)
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Online P2P lending, default risk, credit evaluation mechanism, forward looking, backward looking

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Technology Capacity, Product Position and Firm’s Competitiveness: An Empirical Analysis

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Apr 2010
Southeast University - School of Economics and Management, Nanjing University - School of Economics, University of Nevada, Reno and Nanjing University - Industrial Economic Department - School of Economics
Downloads 156 (262,190)
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Technology Capacity, Original Brand Manufacturer, Competitiveness, Global Value Chain, Bootstrapping

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Modeling Household Health Care Expenditure in Rural China

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Jun 2011
Yanyan Gao, Gang Chen and Shengwei Tu
Southeast University - School of Economics and Management, Monash University - Centre for Health Economics and National Development & Reform Commission (NDRC) - Institute of Industrial and Technological Economics
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health care, health expenditure, rural household, China

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Schooling Education Investment, Intra-Household Externality of Literacy and Return on Peasant's Family Income: Theory and Evidence from the North Rural of China's Jiangsu Province

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2009
Yanyan Gao
Southeast University - School of Economics and Management
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education investment, family income, literacy externality, un-separability, marriage match

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Does High-Speed Rail Boost Tourism Growth? New Evidence from China

Tourism Management, 2019, 72, 220-231
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2019
Yanyan Gao, Wei Su and Kaini Wang
Southeast University - School of Economics and Management, Nanjing Institute of Tourism and Hospitality and Southeast University
Downloads 99 (365,602)
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High-Speed Rail; Tourism Revenue; Tourist Arrivals; China; Difference-In-Differences

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The Political Economy Logic of Transferring from Urban Bias to Rural-Urban Coordinative Development in China

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 Jan 2010
Yanyan Gao, Jianghuai Zheng and Jun Sun
Southeast University - School of Economics and Management, Nanjing University - Industrial Economic Department - School of Economics and University of Texas-Pan American
Downloads 97 (370,323)
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Urban Bias, Governmental Behavior, Round-about Development, Catch-up Strategy

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Does High-Speed Rail Reduce Environmental Pollution? Establishment-Level Evidence from China

Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2022
Yanyan Gao, Jianghuai Zheng and XIn Wang
Southeast University - School of Economics and Management, Nanjing University - Industrial Economic Department - School of Economics and Southeast University
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high-speed rail, environmental pollution, difference-in-differences, China

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Democracy and Public Sector Efficiency: An Empirical Study with the Cross-National Data

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2020
Yanyan Gao
Southeast University - School of Economics and Management
Downloads 73 (438,042)

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Democracy; Public sector efficiency; Data envelopment analysis; Institutional Quality

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Transaction Costs in Tenancy Relationship, Fragment Level of Land Property Rights and Agricultural Development

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 03 Mar 2009
Yanyan Gao
Southeast University - School of Economics and Management
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Tenancy contract, transaction cost, market size, technology progress, land property rights, agricultural development

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Urban Bias, Rural-Urban Income Gap and Agricultural Growth: The Resource-Diverting Effect of Rural-Urban Income Gap in China

Monash University Economics Discussion Paper No. 34/10
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Jun 2011
Yanyan Gao
Southeast University - School of Economics and Management
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Urban Bias, Income Gap, Agricultural Growth, China

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A Theory Towards the Selective Public Goods Provision Behavior of China’s Local Government

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 03 May 2012
Yanyan Gao
Southeast University - School of Economics and Management
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local government, public goods provision, official rent, China

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Quality Accreditation to Tourist Attractions and the Development of Regional Tourism Economy: An Empirical Study From China

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2019
Yanyan Gao, Wei Su and Leizhen Zang
Southeast University - School of Economics and Management, Nanjing Institute of Tourism and Hospitality and Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - School of Management
Downloads 59 (488,103)
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quality accreditation; tourist attractions; tourism economy; China; difference-in-differences

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Signaling, Bidding and the Final Price in the Online Auction Platform Almost Without Information Asymmetry: An Empirical Study on China's Largest B2C Marketplace

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Dec 2016
Yanyan Gao and Wei Su
Southeast University - School of Economics and Management and Nanjing Institute of Tourism and Hospitality
Downloads 51 (521,134)

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second-hand product; B2C; online auction; final price; quantile regression

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The Impact of High-Speed Rail on Innovation: An Empirical Test of Companion Innovation Hypothesis of Transportation Improvement with China’s Manufacturing Firms

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Jan 2019
Yanyan Gao and Jianghuai Zheng
Southeast University - School of Economics and Management and Nanjing University - Industrial Economic Department - School of Economics
Downloads 41 (568,580)
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Transportation; High-speed rail; Companion innovation; Manufacturing firms; China

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Does Computer Penetration Increase Farmers’ Income? An Empirical Study from China

Telecommunications Policy, 42(5), 345-360
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2019
Yanyan Gao, Leizhen Zang and Jun Sun
Southeast University - School of Economics and Management, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - School of Management and HuaiHai Institute of Technology
Downloads 38 (584,135)

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Computer Penetration, Digital Divide, Rural Residents’ Income, Instrument Variables, China, Dynamic Panel Threshold Effects Model

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Clearing the Air Through Pipes? An Evaluation of the Air Pollution Reduction Effect of China’s Natural Gas Pipeline Projects

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2020
Yanyan Gao and Jianghuai Zheng
Southeast University - School of Economics and Management and Nanjing University - Industrial Economic Department - School of Economics
Downloads 37 (589,637)
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air pollution; difference-in-differences; natural gas; sulfur dioxide

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Chinese Agriculture in the Age of High-Speed Rail: Effects on Agricultural Value Added and Food Output

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Jun 2022
Yanyan Gao and Xinping Wang
Southeast University - School of Economics and Management and Southeast University
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high-speed rail, agriculture, difference-in-differences, China

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High-Speed Rail and City Tourism: Evidence from Tencent Migration Big Data on Two Chinese Golden Weeks

Growth and Change: A Journal of Urban and Regional Policy, forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2021
Yanyan Gao, Yongqing Nan and Shunfeng Song
Southeast University - School of Economics and Management, School of Government Audit and University of Nevada, Reno
Downloads 34 (606,653)

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High-speed rail; intercity tourism; Tencent big data; Labor Day holiday; National Day holidays

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Unintended innovation effects of environmental regulations: Evidence from pollution reduction mandates over China’s Five-Year Plans

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Sep 2021
Yanyan Gao and Jianghuai Zheng
Southeast University - School of Economics and Management and Nanjing University - Industrial Economic Department - School of Economics
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environmental regulation; firm innovation; command and control policy; China; difference-in-differences

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Political Systems, Urban Bias and Urban-Rural Income Gap: An Empirical Study on the World Panel Data, 1990-2010

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Apr 2015
Yanyan Gao
Southeast University - School of Economics and Management
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Political Systems; Urban Bias; Urban-Rural Income Gap

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Does the World Heritage Site inscription enhance city tourism attractiveness? New evidence from migration big data on China’s national holidays

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Jul 2021
Yanyan Gao, Mengyun Fang, Yongqing Nan and Wei Su
Southeast University - School of Economics and Management, Southeast University, School of Government Audit and Nanjing Institute of Tourism and Hospitality
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World Heritage Site, tourist inflow, city tourism attractiveness, migration big data, national holiday, China

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Is the World Heritage Just a Title for Tourism?

Annals of Tourism Research, 78, 102748
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2021
Yanyan Gao and Wei Su
Southeast University - School of Economics and Management and Nanjing Institute of Tourism and Hospitality
Downloads 20 (703,460)
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World Heritage, regional tourism economy, difference-in-differences, China

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The long-run tourism effect of historical celebrities: Evidence from one of China’s most influential literatus

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Jun 2022
Yanyan Gao and Wei Su
Southeast University - School of Economics and Management and Nanjing Institute of Tourism and Hospitality
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city tourism, historical celebrity, Su Shi, long-run effect, cultural heritage, China

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Influence of International Openness on Corporate Environmental Performance in China

China & World Economy, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 77-92, 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 05 Apr 2011
Maoliang Bu, Zhibiao Liu and Yanyan Gao
Nanjing University - School of Business, Nanjing University - School of Economics and Southeast University - School of Economics and Management
Downloads 4 (854,343)
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corporate environmental performance, export, foreign investment, international openness

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Does High‐Speed Rail Connection Really Promote Local Economy? Evidence from China's Yangtze River Delta

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 24, Issue 1, pp. 316-338, 2020
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Jun 2020
Southeast University - School of Economics and Management, University of Nevada, Reno, Jiangsu University and Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - School of Management
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difference‐in‐differences, GDP per capita, high‐speed rail, Yangtze River Delta

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The Disclosure of Quality on Tourism Performance: Evidence From Top Tourist Cities in China

Journal of Travel Research, doi/10.1177/0047287520954540
Posted: 12 Jan 2021
Yanyan Gao and Wei Su
Southeast University - School of Economics and Management and Nanjing Institute of Tourism and Hospitality

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top tourist city designation; quality disclosure; tourism economy; difference-in-differences; China

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Is Democracy Pro-poor? An Empirical Test of Sen Hypothesis with Worldwide Evidence

Posted: 30 Apr 2020
Yanyan Gao and Leizhen Zang
Southeast University - School of Economics and Management and Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - School of Management

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Democracy; Poverty; Difference-in-Differences; Amartya Sen hypothesis

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‘More Children, More Happiness?’: New Evidence from Elderly Parents in China

Global Labor Organization (GLO) Discussion Paper No. 366
Posted: 24 Aug 2019
Yanyan Gao and Zhaopeng (Frank) Qu
Southeast University - School of Economics and Management and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)

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children; happiness; life satisfaction; elderly parents; depression; China