Tianguang Meng

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Scientific research activity produces the “Matthew Effect” on resource allocation. Based on a data set in the life sciences field from the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) during the 11th Five-Year-Plan (2006–2010), this paper makes an empirical study on how the Matthew Effect of funding allocation at the institutional level and city(More)
Three main opposing camps exist over how social capital relates to population health, namely the social support perspective, the inequality thesis, and the political economy approach. The distinction among bonding, bridging, and linking social capital probably helps close the debates between these three camps, which is rarely investigated in existing(More)
Whether winners of early reforms support further reforms is debated in the existing literature. We join this debate by examining public support for market reforms in China. Using data from the Beijing Area Studies from 1996 to 2004 and a national survey in 2008, we show that respondents who received more material gains from the reforms have a higher level(More)
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