John Giles

World Bank

Washington DC

United States

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

Schaumburg-Lippe-Str. 7 / 9

Bonn, D-53072

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World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

1818 H. Street, N.W.

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Washington, DC 20433

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Migrant Opportunity and the Educational Attainment of Youth in Rural China

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4526
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Alan de Brauw and John Giles
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and World Bank
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Population Policies, Debt Markets, Tertiary Education, Secondary Education, Education For All

Migrant Opportunity and the Educational Attainment of Youth in Rural China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2326
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 19 Jul 2005
Alan de Brauw and John Giles
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and World Bank
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Migration, educational attainment, rural China

The Labor Supply and Retirement Behavior of China's Older Workers and Elderly in Comparative Perspective

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5853
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
John Giles, Dewen Wang and Wei Cai
World Bank, World Bank - East Asia and Pacific Region and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Labor Markets, Labor Policies, Population Policies, Pensions & Retirement Systems, Work & Working Conditions

The Labor Supply and Retirement Behavior of China's Older Workers and Elderly in Comparative Perspective

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6088
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Nov 2011
John Giles, Dewen Wang and Wei Cai
World Bank, World Bank - East Asia and Pacific Region and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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retirement, population aging, labor supply, pensions, China, Indonesia, Korea

The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, Disruptions to Education, and the Returns to Schooling in Urban China

HKUST IEMS Working Paper No. 2015-21
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 May 2015
John Giles, Albert Park and Meiyan Wang
World Bank, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)
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returns to schooling, wages, education, China

The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, Disruptions to Education, and the Returns to Schooling in Urban China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8930
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Mar 2015
John Giles, Albert Park and Meiyan Wang
World Bank, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The William Davidson Institute and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)
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returns to schooling, wages, education, China

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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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Precautionary Saving, Migration, Consumption Growth, Rural China

Protecting Child Nutritional Status in the Aftermath of a Financial Crisis: Evidence from Indonesia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5471
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
John Giles and Elan Satriawan
World Bank and Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) - Department of Economics
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Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Youth and Governance, Housing & Human Habitats, Population Policies, Social Cohesion

Protecting Child Nutritional Status in the Aftermath of a Financial Crisis: Evidence from Indonesia

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8721
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 Dec 2014
John Giles and Elan Satriawan
World Bank and Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) - Department of Economics
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nutritional interventions, program evaluation, poverty, financial crises, Indonesia

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Chronic and Transient Poverty: Measurement and Estimation, with Evidence from China

CIRPEE Working Paper No. 06-11, IZA Discussion Paper No. 2078
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Apr 2006
Laval University, Université Laval - Département d'Économique and World Bank
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Poverty dynamics, Transient poverty, Chronic poverty, Permanent poverty, China

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The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, Disruptions to Education, and Returns to Schooling in Urban China

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4729
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
John Giles, Albert Park and Meiyan Wang
World Bank, University of Oxford and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)
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Education For All, Tertiary Education, Secondary Education, Primary Education, Population Policies

A Control Function Approach to Estimating Dynamic Probit Models with Endogenous Regressors, with an Application to the Study of Poverty Persistence in China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6887
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Oct 2012
John Giles and Irina Murtazashvili
World Bank and Drexel University - Department of Economics & International Business
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dynamic binary response models, control function approach, migration, poverty-persistence, rural China

A Control Function Approach to Estimating Dynamic Probit Models with Endogenous Regressors, with an Application to the Study of Poverty Persistence in China

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5400
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
John Giles and Irina Murtazashvili
World Bank and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Population Policies, Achieving Shared Growth, Debt Markets, Regional Economic Development

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How Has Economic Restructuring Affected China's Urban Workers?

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 27 Dec 2003
John Giles, Albert Park and Fang Cai
World Bank, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The William Davidson Institute and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) - Institute for Population and Labor Economics
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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

Village Political Economy, Land Tenure Insecurity, and the Rural to Urban Migration Decision: Evidence from China

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7080
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Ren Mu and John Giles
Texas A&M University - George Bush School of Government and Public Service and World Bank
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Local Government, Regional Governance, Social Accountability, Agricultural Economics

Village Political Economy, Land Tenure Insecurity, and the Rural to Urban Migration Decision: Evidence from China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8630
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 22 Nov 2014
John Giles and Ren Mu
World Bank and Texas A&M University - George Bush School of Government and Public Service
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migration, land tenure, property rights, China, village political economy

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Patterns and Correlates of Intergenerational Non-Time Transfers: Evidence from Charls

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6076
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Peking University - CCER, World Bank, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Asian Development Bank, University of Southern California - Department of Economics and Peking University
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Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Youth and Governance, Rural Poverty Reduction, Labor Policies, Population & Development

Migrant Labor Markets and the Welfare of Rural Households in the Developing World: Evidence from China

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4585
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Alan de Brauw and John Giles
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and World Bank
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Access to Finance, Population Policies, Economic Theory & Research, Labor Policies, Debt Markets

Migrant Labor Markets and the Welfare of Rural Households in the Developing World: Evidence from China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6765
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Oct 2012
Alan de Brauw and John Giles
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and World Bank
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migration, migrant networks, consumption, poverty, wealth, rural China

China's 2008 Labor Contract Law: Implementation and Implications for China's Workers

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6542
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science, World Bank, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)
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Labor Markets, Labor Policies, Labor Standards, Work & Working Conditions, Labor Law

China's 2008 Labor Contract Law: Implementation and Implications for China's Workers

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7555
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 31 Aug 2013
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science, World Bank, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The William Davidson Institute and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)
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social insurance, informal sector, labor regulations, migration, gender, China

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How Well Do Children Insure Parents Against Low Retirement Income? An Analysis Using Survey Data from Urban China

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Apr 2005
Fang Cai, John Giles and Xin Meng
Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) - Institute for Population and Labor Economics, World Bank and Australian National University
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Transfers, pensions, retirement, elderly welfare, China

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Elder Parent Health and the Migration Decision of Adult Children: Evidence from Rural China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2333
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 25 Aug 2005
John Giles and Ren Mu
World Bank and Texas A&M University - George Bush School of Government and Public Service
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Migration, Health, Aging, Rural China

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Reemployment of Dislocated Workers in Urban China: The Roles of Information and Incentives

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Apr 2005
John Giles, Albert Park and Fang Cai
World Bank, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The William Davidson Institute and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) - Institute for Population and Labor Economics
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Social Networks, Unemployment Duration, Dislocated Workers, Unemployment Insurance, Urban China

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The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Off-Farm Employment and Earnings in Rural China

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5439
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute of International Studies and World Bank
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Labor Markets, Labor Policies, Work & Working Conditions, Tertiary Education, Crops and Crop Management Systems

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Labor Markets, Migration, Risk, Insurance Rural China

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Weathering a Storm: Survey-Based Perspectives on Employment in China in the Aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5984
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
John Giles, Albert Park, Fang Cai and Yang Du
World Bank, Asian Development Bank, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) - Institute for Population and Labor Economics and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)
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Labor Markets, Labor Policies, Population Policies, Labor Standards, Tertiary Education

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The Effect of Height on Earnings: Is Stature Just a Proxy for Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8254
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 27 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2017
The World Bank, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), World Bank and World Bank - Human Development Sector
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Gender and Economic Policy, Gender and Economics, Gender and Poverty, Nutrition, Economics and Gender

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Expanding Social Insurance Coverage in Urban China

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6497
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
John Giles, Dewen Wang and Albert Park
World Bank, World Bank - East Asia and Pacific Region and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST)
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Health Economics & Finance, Insurance & Risk Mitigation, Social Protections & Assistance, Pensions & Retirement Systems, Wages, Compensation & Benefits

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Can China's Rural Elderly Count on Support from Adult Children? Implications of Rural-to-Urban Migration

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5510
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
John Giles, Dewen Wang and Changbao Zhao
World Bank, World Bank - East Asia and Pacific Region and Ministry of Agriculture, P.R. China - Research Center for Rural Economy
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Population Policies, Services & Transfers to Poor, Regional Economic Development, Labor Policies

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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

Economic Restructuring and Retirement in Urban China

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Mar 2009
John Giles
World Bank
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Economic Restructuring and Retirement in Urban China

Posted: 07 Mar 2010
John Giles
World Bank

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Can Information Influence the Social Insurance Participation Decision of China's Rural Migrants?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8658
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2018
John Giles, Xin Meng and Guochang Zhao
World Bank, Australian National University and Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE)
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Social Development & Poverty, Health Economics & Finance, Health Insurance, Pensions & Retirement Systems, Employment and Unemployment, Labor Markets

Can Information Influence the Social Insurance Participation Decision of China's Rural Migrants?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14093
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 16 Feb 2021
John Giles, Xin Meng, Sen Xue and Guochang Zhao
World Bank, Australian National University, Jinan University and Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE)
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Is Consanguinity an Impediment to Improving Human Development Outcomes?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8074
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Jun 2017
World Bank - Human Development Sector, European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO), World Bank and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Anthropology, Gender and Social Development, Nutrition

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Does it Pay to Be a Cadre? Estimating the Returns to Being a Local Official in Rural China

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6082
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Jian Zhang, John Giles and Scott Rozelle
Central University of Finance & Economics - School of Economics, World Bank and University of Waikato
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Small Area Estimation Poverty Mapping, Housing & Human Habitats, Labor Policies, Rural Poverty Reduction, Emerging Markets

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One Country, Two Systems: Evidence on Retirement Patterns in China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14725
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 19 May 2022
World Bank, Peking University - Center for Healthy Aging and Development Studies, Peking University - Institute of Social Science Survey - ISSS, Peking University - Institute of Social Science Survey - ISSS and Peking University
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urban-rural gap, pensions, aging, retirement, China, CHARLS

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Is Consanguinity an Impediment to Child Development Outcomes?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12665
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Oct 2019
World Bank, European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO), World Bank and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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consanguineous marriages, cognitive tests, malnutrition, household decision making, child development

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Does It Pay to Be a Cadre? Estimating the Returns to Being a Local Official in Rural China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6653
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 23 Jun 2012
Jian Zhang, John Giles and Scott Rozelle
Central University of Finance & Economics - School of Economics, World Bank and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute of International Studies
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returns to political status, public sector labor markets, village political economy, rural China

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Health Shocks and the Labor Supply Decision of Older Workers: Evidence from Urban China

iHEA 2007 6th World Congress: Explorations in Health Economics Paper
Posted: 06 Jul 2007
John Giles
World Bank

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Health Shocks, Labor Supply

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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

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