2019 Working Papers and Presentation Slides

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Shu Cai, Jinan University*; Albert Park, HKUST; Sangui Wang, Renmin University of China
Microfinance Can Raise Incomes: Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial in China

Richard Bluhm, Leibniz University Hannover*; Axel Dreher, Heidelberg University, CEPR, CESifo, Georg-August University Goettingen, KOF Swiss Economic Institute; Andreas Fuchs, Helmut Schmidt University, Hamburg, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW)*; Bradley Parks, The College of William and Mary; Austin Strange, Harvard University; Michael Tierney, The College of William and Mary
Connective Financing: Chinese Infrastructure Projects and the Diffusion of Economic Activity in Developing Countries
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Pei Gao, New York University Shanghai*; Yiqing Lu, New York University Shanghai; Xin Zhou, New York University Shanghai
Helping Your Children Soar: Does Public Education Provision Affect Private Expenditure on Children?
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Valerie J. Karplus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology*; Mengying Wu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Crackdowns in Hierarchies: Evidence from China’s Environmental Inspections

Loren Brandt, University of Toronto; Kevin Lim, University of Toronto*
Accounting for Chinese Exports

Jiapin Deng, Peking University; Qiao Liu, Peking University; Se Yan, Peking University*
Culture, Social Capital and Corporate Behavior: The Long-term Effect of Historical Protestant Activities on Corporate Tax Avoidance in China
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Hong Cheng, Wuhan University; Hongbin Li, Stanford University; Hui Wang, Peking University*; Li-an Zhou, Peking University
Firm-Size Effect on Wages: Evidence from China’s Competitive Labor Market
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Alain de Janvry, University of California, Berkeley; Guojun He, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Elisabeth Sadoulet, University of California, Berkeley; Shaoda Wang, the University of Chicago*; Qiong Zhang; Renmin University of China
Influence Activities and Bureaucratic Performance: Evidence from a Large-Scale Field Experiment in China
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Jungho Lee, Singapore Management University; Shang-Jin Wei, Columbia University, FISF, NBER, CEPR; Jianhuan Xu, Singapore Management University*
An Unhealthy Trade Surplus?
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Yinglu Deng, Tsinghua University; Li Liao, Tsinghua University; Jiaheng Yu, MIT Sloan School of Management; Yu Zhang, Peking University*
Capital Leakage, House Prices, and Consumer Spending: Evidence from Asset Purchase Restriction Spillovers
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