Research

Publication

Restricting Trade and Reducing Variety: Evidence from Ethiopia. 2020. World Development, 126,
No.104695 (with Pramila Krishnan)

Rural Banking in China: A Case of Centralization? 2017. Area Development and Policy 2 (2): 173-191 (with Godfrey Yeung and Canfei He)

Rural Banking in China: Geographically Accessible But Still Financially Excluded? 2017. Regional Studies 51 (2): 297-312 (with Godfrey Yeung and Canfei He)

Agglomeration Economies and Firm R&D Efforts: An Analysis of China’s Electronics and Telecommunications Industries. 2014. The Annals of Regional Science 53: 671-701 (with Canfei He and Yifei Sun)

Depressive Symptoms and SES among the Mid-aged and Elderly in China: Evidence from the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study National Baseline. 2014. Social Science & Medicine 120: 224-232 (with Xiaoyan Lei, Xiaoting Sun, John Strauss and Yaohui Zhao)

Working Papers

Ethnic Diversity and Labour Market Outcomes: Evidence from Post-Apartheid South Africa (with Sara Tonini)

Franchise Extension and Redistribution: Evidence from the United Kingdom 1802-1913 (with Toke Aidt and Stanley Winer)

Path Dependence as an Implicit Trade Friction: the Impact of the European Colonisation on China’s Export Complexity in Sub-Saharan Africa (with Canfei He and Zhuoran Ren)

Does Higher Education Expansion Necessarily Increase Intergenerational Occupational Mobility?

Work in Progress

Returns to Education, Marital Sorting and Family Background in South Africa (with Patrizio Piraino)

Related Variety, Unrelated Variety and City Resilience (with Canfei He, Jing Li and Wenyu Wang)