How Do Workers and Households Adjust to Robots?
Osea Giuntella, Yi Lu, Tianyi Wang, Apr 26,
We analyze the effects of exposure to industrial robots on labor markets and household behaviors, exploring longitudinal household data from the China Family Panel Studies.
Centralization or Decentralization? The Evolution of State-Ownership in China
Franklin Allen, Junhui Cai, Xian Gu, Jun Qian, Linda Zhao, Wu Zhu, Apr 05,
We developed an SOE index for all 40 million firms in China from 1990 to 2017 based on the dynamic EquiNet. This quantitative index is solely based on equity investments and thus clears up the mysteries of other self-report measures.
A Tale of Tier 3 Cities
Kenneth Rogoff, Yuanchen Yang, Mar 29,
This paper provides new estimates of the housing stock, construction rates, and price developments by city tier in China.
Empowered Young Women: Trade Liberalization and Women’s Family Decisions in China
Difei Ouyang, Weidi Yuan, Yuan Zi, Mar 08,
How do women’s marriage and fertility decisions respond to trade liberalization? This column finds that Chinese prefectures more exposed to the US granting of permanent normal trade relations to China have experienced a relative increase in the fraction of unmarried young women and young women without children.