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'Green' productivity growth in China's industrial economy
This paper uses a Directional Distance Function (DDF) and the Malmquist–Luenberger Productivity Index to estimate the changing patterns of ‘green’ total factor productivity (GTFP) growth of 38Expand
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Trade Openness and Growth: Who Benefits?
We investigate the relationship between economic growth and foreign trade, testing whether the benefits of trade vary over time and across countries. Our results confirm previous findings thatExpand
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Income inequality and carbon dioxide emissions: The case of Chinese urban households
This paper draws on Chinese survey data to investigate variations in carbon dioxide emissions across households with different income levels. Rich households generate more emissions per capita thanExpand
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Has China run out of surplus labour
Many recent studies claim that China has reached a Lewisian ‘turning point’ in economic development, signalled by rising wages in urban areas and the exhaustion of rural surplus labour. In this paperExpand
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Regional Patterns of Industrial Development During China's Economic Transition
This paper pinpoints "circular and cumulative causation" as the fundamental mechanism driving the observed trend of uneven industrial development in the Chinese economy. A shift-share analysis ofExpand
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Inequality in Intergenerational Mobility of Education in China
This paper investigates trends in intergenerational patterns of educational attainment of those born in China between 1941 and 1990. Employing the 2008 Rural–Urban Migration in China and IndonesiaExpand
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Demographic Dividends, Dependencies, and Economic Growth in China and India∗
The world's two population giants (China and India) have undergone significant, and significantly different, demographic transitions since the 1950s. The demographic dividends associated with theseExpand
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China's Western Development Strategy and Nature versus Nurture
The current trend of rising inequalities in industrial development between East and West China has resulted from a combination of nature and nurture. Given the natural tendency for firms toExpand
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