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China’s government barred public officials from holding directorships on corporate boards in 2013. How has this regulation affected firm performance?
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New research explores how the relationships between firms and local government officials are built in China following political turnovers
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How have China’s judicial reforms aimed at shielding local courts from the influence of local governments affected judicial and economic outcomes?
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Nationally representative data reveals trends in China’s income growth, inequality, and the role of government redistribution since 1988
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How do venture capital/private equity fund managers assess the relative costs and benefits of government capital investment?
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New research explores the connection between China’s government subsidies and firm-level productivity growth
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How much do households in China spend on their children’s education?
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How much did China’s domestic automakers benefit from a policy that forced foreign firms to form joint ventures in exchange for market access?
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Researchers provide a look into the evolution and institutional roots of income and wealth inequality in Hong Kong over the last four decades
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To what extent did China use unofficial trade restrictions (versus official tariffs) in the U.S.-China trade war?
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Survey analysis of over 40,000 graduating college students in China reveals their preferences for jobs in the state sector and their employment outcomes
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Using a new measure of state ownership, researchers reexamine the role of SOEs in advancing China’s economy
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A new study explores the effectiveness of China’s state media to promote its political and economic model abroad
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How does anticorruption enforcement impact the distribution of China's R&D subsidies and their effectiveness in driving innovation?
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Research sheds new light on China’s role as the world’s largest international lender
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How distinct are the lines in China today between state-owned enterprises and privately-owned enterprises?
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How do unexpected listing delays caused by government IPO interventions impact corporate innovation in China?
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A unique study compares the U.S. and China’s import reliance and supply risk for minerals that enable emerging technologies
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Did business involvement in assisting local governments achieve anti-poverty goals impact corporate access to credit and firm outcomes?
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What is the role of state information control in generating public support for China’s social credit system?
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How effective has China’s Young Thousand Talents program been in attracting and fostering top-caliber scientists?
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Analysis of a unique dataset provides a systematic estimate of the accumulation and distribution of China’s wealth and income between 1978 and 2015
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Recent analysis explores the role of social media in the transnational flow of information into China
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A novel study analyzes China’s use of certain foreign technology transfer policies after it joined the WTO in 2001
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How has Xi Jinping’s anticorruption campaign affected the quality and composition of China’s bureaucracy?