Research

Journal Articles

Aidt, T. S., Winer, S. L. and Zhang, P. Franchise extension and fiscal structure in the United Kingdom 1820-1913: A new test of the Redistribution HypothesisCliometrica, forthcoming (2021)

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)

Best Paper Proceedings

The Endogamy Tradition and the Business Performance of Informal Owner-manager Ventures in Sub-Saharan Africa (2022), In Sonia Taneja (Ed.) Best Paper Proceedings of the Eighty-second Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, with Saul Estrin and Tomasz Mickiewicz.

Media Articles

Zhang, P. The Endogamy Tradition: Its Persistence, Evolution and How It Affects Informal Business Outcomes (2022), at SFU Beedie Research Insights

Gunning, J; Mengistu, A; Krishnan, P; Zhang, P. Fading Choice: Access to Manufactured Goods in Remote Ethiopia (2020), at VoxDev