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Showing papers in "China Economic Review in 2015"


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TL;DR: In this article, a bibliometric analysis of patenting activities of Chinese large and medium-sized enterprises under local patent subsidy programs and test whether patent statistics are a good indicator of innovation in China.

321 citations


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TL;DR: Li et al. as discussed by the authors used data from the World Bank Global Findex database for 2011 to analyze financial inclusion in China, including comparisons with the other BRICS countries, and found that higher income, better education, being a man, and being older are associated with greater use of formal accounts and formal credit in China.

197 citations


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TL;DR: Li et al. as mentioned in this paper found that fiscal decentralization has no significant effect on environmental pollution as it is measured per capita emission of wastewater, waste gas or solid waste in system GMM (Generalized method of moments) estimation.

152 citations



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TL;DR: Wang et al. as discussed by the authors used data from two rounds of the Chinese General Social Survey (CGSS) to study the determinants of subjective well-being in China over the period 2005-2010 during which self-reported happiness scores show an increase across all income groups.

113 citations


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TL;DR: The impact of outward FDI on the performance of Chinese firms was investigated in this article, where the authors focused on the impact of external FDI in Chinese firms' performance on their own performance.

103 citations


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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors estimate the energy and emission adjusted total factor productivity (TFP) and reveal the ecological economic transition by province in the light of their contributions to output, showing that China's ecological development fluctuated before 1992, then turned to improve, and peaked between 1999 and 2002.

102 citations


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TL;DR: Wang et al. as discussed by the authors conducted a survey among 1489 consumers in seven pilot cities designated by the Chinese Ministry of Commerce for constructing a meat circulation traceability system, and found that the preference and willingness to pay of consumers for traceability information, quality certification, appearance attributes and influencing factors were investigated using choice experiments.

99 citations


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TL;DR: Li et al. as mentioned in this paper used household and farm-plot level data from a two period panel survey covering six provinces in China to explore how tenure security, especially issuance of land documents, affected people's behavior in China's rural land rental market.

97 citations


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TL;DR: Li et al. as discussed by the authors explored the relationship among the local government deficit, land finance and real estate markets in China and found that the land leasing fee has a significantly positive influence on the total value of commodity buildings sold in the LFD regime, but this impact turns to be negative in the HFD regime.

94 citations


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TL;DR: Wang et al. as discussed by the authors examined the relationship between economic growth and environmental quality in China and found an inverse U-shaped relationship between pollutions and income, and employed a fixed effects model and a sample split method.

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TL;DR: Wang et al. as discussed by the authors proposed an improved method for measuring green productivity growth in order to overcome the discriminating power problem and technical regress associated with the conventional data envelopment analysis (DEA) models.

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TL;DR: Wang et al. as mentioned in this paper found that the left-behind children in rural areas are significantly 20.0% more likely to get sick or develop chronic conditions than those living with their parents.

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TL;DR: The authors found that changes in the RMB/USD rates in both markets have statistically and economically significant impact on changes in Asian currency rates against the US dollar, after controlling for other major currency moves and the transmission of China's monetary policy to the region.

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TL;DR: In this article, the authors examined trade flows between China and its main trade partners in Asia, North America and Europe, and whether increasing trade has led to industrial structural adjustment and changes in China's trade patterns.

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TL;DR: In this article, an instrumental variable model is estimated to account for potential endogeneity issues and showed that poorer households have lower probability of entering the informal credit market and that the poor are limited by social network and have no financial means to invest in their social capital to expand their social network.

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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors argue that this rebalancing reflects, with a time lag, the catching up process which has been at work in the industry of the inland region since the end of the 1990s.

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TL;DR: Using provincial- and individual-level data, along with a set of outcome indicators, it is found that hospital competition is significantly correlated with lower observation room mortality, shorter outpatient waiting time, and fewer outpatient costs, while there is nothing to suggest negative influences of competition on the other measures of hospital performance.

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TL;DR: In this article, the authors investigated how China's domestic investment responds to its FDI outflows at the industrial level and found that domestic investment responded positively to outward FDI in China, and that the influence of government support on domestic investment was stronger in state dominated industries than in non-state dominated ones.

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TL;DR: Based on Chinese city-level data from 1999 to 2012 and controlling for geological, environmental, and social diversity, the authors suggests that credit plays a significant role in driving up house prices after the Great Recession, whereas property prices only influence bank lending before 2008.

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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors investigated the impacts of ISO 14001 adoption on the performance of firms using a sample of Chinese firms, and found that adopting ISO-14001 has insignificant impacts on the financial performance.

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TL;DR: In this paper, the role of industrial agglomeration in productivity growth of China's industrial sector by exploiting large dataset of manufacturing firms active in 176 three-digit industries and in 2860 counties.

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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors examined the impact of Chinese outbound direct investment on the productivity of domestic firms and found that foreign firms are more productive and their presence has different spillover effects on domestic firms.

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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors employ a student-fixed effects model to estimate the impact of teacher credentials on student achievement in the context of the biggest education system in the world: China.

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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors employ discrete choice experiments to assess consumer preferences for food quality attributes across various retail channels using primary data from Beijing, China, and find evidence of emerging consumer preference for animal welfare attributes.

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TL;DR: In this article, the authors investigated whether financing budget deficit is an important driving force of the recent soaring housing prices when local governments function as the monopoly supplier of urban land and developed a conceptual framework to illustrate a transmission mechanism from budget deficit to housing prices.

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TL;DR: This paper reviewed recent developments in the light of comparative advantage theory before drawing on a model of global wine markets to project developments in Asia and elsewhere over the next five years under various economic growth, real exchange rate, and policy assumptions.

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TL;DR: Li et al. as discussed by the authors examined the regulatory benefits of political connections in China's state-controlled going public process and found that political connections have significant positive impact on enterprises' chances of being approved for IPOs.

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TL;DR: Wang et al. as mentioned in this paper explored the prevalence, correlates and potential consequences of poor vision among children in China's vast but understudied rural areas, and found that poor vision is significantly correlated with individual, parental and family characteristics.

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TL;DR: In this article, the authors provide empirical evidence on the transitional dynamics of industrial output by employing a new framework of distribution dynamics analysis, namely, the mobility probability plot (MPP), and a county-level database made up of counties and city-level cities.