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Book Chapter
Social mobility in China: A case study of social mobility research in the Global South

Part of Journal Special Issue Social mobility in developing countries

Social mobility Gender Log-linear models
Working Paper
The changing nature of work and earnings inequality in China

This paper examines the evolution of China’s industrial and occupational structure in the last two decades and its impact on wage inequality...

Occupations Wage inequality Education
Book Chapter
China and the United States: Different economic models but similarly low levels of socioeconomic mobility

From the book: Inequality in the Developing World

Intergenerational Mobility Equality of opportunity Education
Working Paper
Size matters: measuring the effects of inequality and growth shocks

Understanding the relationship between income inequality and economic growth is of utmost importance to economists and social scientists...

Inequality Growth Bayesian estimation
Working Paper
Transforming informal work and livelihoods in China

The informal sector has long been viewed as a locus of the disadvantaged, unskilled, and inexperienced workers in under-developed and developing economies...

China Informal sector Livelihoods
Working Paper
Investigating the fiscal resource curse: What’s China got to do with it?

The term fiscal resource curse refers to countries’ inability to raise taxes from a broad base in the presence of natural resources...

China Infrastructure Natural resources
Working Paper
Structural transformation, inequality, and inclusive growth in China

In this paper, we analyse the relationship between China’s structural transformation and the inclusiveness of its economic growth...

Inequality Education Migration
Working Paper
Social mobility in China: A case study of a quantitative sociological approach to social mobility research in the Global South

This study analyses intergenerational class mobility in China as a case study of a quantitative sociological approach to social mobility research in the Global South...

Social mobility Gender Log-linear models
Journal Article
The Intergenerational Impact of China's New Rural Pension Scheme

Part of Journal Special Issue Welfare and distributive effects of social assistance in the Global South

China Intergenerational Mobility Pensions
Working Paper
China and the United States: Different economic models but similarly low levels of socioeconomic mobility

The United States and China are the world’s largest economies. Together they are responsible for about one-third of the world’s economic output...

Intergenerational Mobility Equality of opportunity Education
Seminar
WeiWei Chen on the political economy of Chinese private investment in Ethiopia

WeiWei Chen will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 20 November 2019. Abstract - The political economy of Chinese private investment in Ethiopia: a case study of Eastern Industry Park Conventional wisdom sees a large role for Chinese state-owned...

20 November 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
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Journal Article
South‐South Irregular Migration: The Impacts of China's Informal Gold Rush in Ghana

Part of Journal Special Issue Migration Governance and Policy in the Global South

Ghana China Gold rush
Working Paper
Inequality in China: Development, transition, and policy

In this paper we describe the major trends in China’s income inequality over the past 40 years and explain them as the outcome of four interleaved stories...

China Inequality Development Economics
Working Paper
South-South labour migration and the impact of the informal China-Ghana gold rush 2008–13

This paper examines irregular South-South migration from China to Ghana, and the role it has played in transforming livelihoods and broader developmental landscapes...

Ghana China Gold rush
Working Paper
Smoothing or strengthening the ‘Great Gatsby curve’?: The intergenerational impact of China’s New Rural Pension Scheme

We examine the heterogeneous and dynamic impact of China’s New Rural Pension Scheme on intergenerational wealth dependence using a nationally representative longitudinal household survey covering the period 2011–13...

China Intergenerational Mobility Pensions
Working Paper
Records of medical malpractice litigation: A potential indicator of healthcare quality in China

Objective: To assess the characteristics and incidence of medical litigation in China and the potential usefulness of the records of such litigation as an indicator of healthcare quality...

China Medical litigation Medical malpractice
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