2023 Working Papers and Presentation Slides

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Shaoda Wang, the University of Chicago*
Judicial independence, Local Protectionism, and Economic Integration: Evidence from China

Joris Mueller, National University of Singapore*
China’s Foreign Aid: Political Determinants and Economic Effects

Dan Luo, the University of Chicago*; Michael Weber, the University of Chicago; Zhishu Yang, Tsinghua University; Qi Zhang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Transmission of Quantity-based Monetary Policy Through Heterogeneous Banks in China
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Robin Kaiji Gong, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology*; Yao Amber Li, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Kalina Manova, University College London; Stephen Teng Sun, City University of Hong Kong
Tickets to the Global Market: First U.S. Patents and Chinese Firm Exports
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Wenbiao Sha, Lingnan College, Sun Yat-sen University*
The Political Economy of Trade Deliberalization: How the US-China Trade War Fueled Anti-Americanism in China
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Wei Li, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology*; Yao Amber Li, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
From a Way of Life to Ways of Earning a Living: The Impact of E-commerce on Occupational Choices
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Yan Tan, University of International Business and Economics*; Geer Ang, University of California; Fan Zhang, University of Business and Economics; Qinghua Zhang, Peking University
Housing Wealth, Fertility and Children’s Health in China: A Regression Discontinuity Design

Thomas Rowley, ESSEC Business School*
Domestic vs Foreign Superstars: Granular Comparative Advantage, Pro-competitive Effects, and Productivity Spillovers
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Yuli Xu, University of California – San Diego*; Sharon Xuejing Zuo, Fudan University
Liberalization to Inequality: How China’s State-Owned Enterprise Reform Restructures the Urban Labor Market
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Yiming Cao, The University of Hong Kong*
Institutional Weakness and Societal Vulnerability: Evidence from the Sichuan Earthquake

Hanming Fang, University of Pennsylvania; Ming Li, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen; Wei Lin, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen*
Labor Market Integration, Entrepreneur Sorting, and Regional Inequality
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Yanyou Chen, University of Toronto; Yao Luo, University of Toronto; Zhe Yuan, Zhejiang University*
Driving the Drivers: Algorithmic Wage-Setting in Ride-Hailing
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