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Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Meng Cai, Ximing Yue - China Economic Review, 2020

Part of Journal Special Issue Income inequalities and redistribution in China

Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
– Data collection and the impact on income inequality
Qinghai Li, Shi Li, Haiyuan Wan - China Economic Review, 2020

Part of Journal Special Issue Income inequalities and redistribution in China

Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Chuliang Luo, Shi Li, Terry Sicular - China Economic Review, 2020

Part of Journal Special Issue Income inequalities and redistribution in China

Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
– A comparative approach with India
Carlos Gradín, Binbin Wu - China Economic Review, 2020

Part of Journal Special Issue Income inequalities and redistribution in China

Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
– 1988-2013
Björn Gustafsson, Haiyuan Wan - China Economic Review, 2020

Part of Journal Special Issue Income inequalities and redistribution in China

Journal Special Issue This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Finn Tarp - China Economic Review, 2020

This special section presents the main findings about long-run trends in inequality in China and its driving factors as they emerge from a country case study carried out under a UNU-WIDER-supported project. Special focus in the umbrella project were on three issues: (i) the role of earnings...

Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Finn Tarp - China Economic Review, 2020

Part of Journal Special Issue Income inequalities and redistribution in China

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– What’s China got to do with it?
Daniel Chachu, Edward Nketiah-Amponsah - UNU-WIDER, 2020 - Helsinki, Finland

The term fiscal resource curse refers to countries’ inability to raise taxes from a broad base in the presence of natural resources. We employ a novel instrumental variable strategy to estimate the causal effect of resource revenues on non-resource tax effort by exploiting the so-called...

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Yanan Li, Chunbing Xing - UNU-WIDER, 2020 - Helsinki, Finland

In this paper, we analyse the relationship between China’s structural transformation and the inclusiveness of its economic growth. China’s economy has undergone significant structural changes since it initiated the economic reforms in 1978. Economic activities have shifted from the...

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– A case study of a quantitative sociological approach to social mobility research in the Global South
Yaojun Li - UNU-WIDER, 2020 - Helsinki, Finland

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. Drawing on national representative surveys collected between 2010 and 2015 in China, the analysis focuses on absolute and...

Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Jing You, Miguel Niño-Zarazúa - Population and Development Review, 2019
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– Different economic models but similarly low levels of socioeconomic mobility
Roy van der Weide, Ambar Narayan - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

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. This paper aims to examine whether the two economic giants are also lands of opportunity where resources are allocated in a way that...

– Can South African firms compete with Chinese imports?
UNU-WIDER, Sofia Torreggiani, Antonio Andreoni - Helsinki, 0 - Finland

China’s growing edge in export manufacturing has caused concern for low-income and middle-income countries seeking to develop robust manufacturing sectors. China’s recent transition from an exporter of lower-tech goods, such as garments, to more advanced products, such as components...

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– Chinese import penetration and the performances of manufacturing firms in South Africa
Sofia Torreggiani, Antonio Andreoni - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

Using firm-level tax administrative data from 2010 to 2017, we study the impact of Chinese import penetration on the performances of manufacturing firms in South Africa, and whether firms investing in capabilities development  are more resilient to such competitive pressure...

This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Justin Lin - Oxford University Press, 2019

From the book: Asian Transformations

Journal Special Issue This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Rachel M. Gisselquist, Finn Tarp - International Migration, 2019

Building knowledge about migration governance and policy in the Global South is a priority for research and policy. The studies in this special section offer both new empirical insights and new frameworks for analysis, with key policy implications, that can enrich our discussion of these...

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