Xin Meng

Australian National University

Professor

Research School of Economics

College of Business and Economics

Canberra ACT 0200

Australia

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

Schaumburg-Lippe-Str. 7 / 9

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (43)

1.

Exploring the Impact of Interrupted Education on Earnings: The Educational Cost of the Chinese Cultural Revolution

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 Jan 2007
Xin Meng and Robert Gregory
Australian National University and Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS)
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education, earnings, Cultural Revolution, China

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Poverty, Inequality, and Growth in Urban China, 1986-2000

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Jan 2005
Australian National University, Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS) and National Bureau of Statistics of China (NBS)
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poverty, income growth, inequality, China

The Long Run Health and Economic Consequences of Famine on Survivors: Evidence from China's Great Famine

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 12 Dec 2006
Xin Meng and Nancy Qian
Australian National University and Yale University - Department of Economics
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health, education, famine, China

The Long Run Health and Economic Consequences of Famine on Survivors: Evidence from China's Great Famine

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 02 Feb 2007
Xin Meng and Nancy Qian
Australian National University and Yale University - Department of Economics
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Children, demographic, famine, institutions

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Intermarriage, Language, and Economic Assimilation Process: A Case Study of France

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Dec 2006
Xin Meng and Dominique Meurs
Australian National University and University of Paris II Pantheon-Assas - ERMES
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immigration, economic assimilation, intermarriage

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The Gender Wage Gap in Four Countries

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 Jan 2006
University of Canberra - School of Economics and Marketing, Doshisha University, Australian National University and University of York (UK)
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gender earnings, wage gap, institutions, workplace effects

The Gender Wage Gap in Four Countries

Economic Record, Vol. 82, No. 257, pp. 165-176, June 2006
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 May 2006
University of Canberra - School of Economics and Marketing, Australian National University, Doshisha University and University of York (UK)
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Economic Transition and Private-Sector Labor Demand: Evidence from Urban China

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 14-047
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 11 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2016
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit, Australian National University, Yale University - Department of Economics and Wesleyan University
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Economic Transition, Structural Change, Labor Mobility

Economic Transition and Private-Sector Labor Demand: Evidence from Urban China

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2021
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit, Australian National University, Yale University - Department of Economics and Wesleyan University
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Economic Transition and Private-Sector Labor Demand: Evidence from Urban China

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit, Australian National University, Yale University - Department of Economics and Wesleyan University
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Economic Transition, Labor Mobility, Structural Change

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Wealth Accumulation and Distribution in Urban China

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Jan 2007
Xin Meng
Australian National University
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wealth, distribution, China

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Rates of Return to University Education: The Regression Discontinuity Design

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Feb 2010
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Australian National University, Guotai Junan Securities Co., Ltd. and Australian National University (ANU)
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rate of return to education, regression discontinuity design, China

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Children of Migrants: The Impact of Parental Migration on Their Children's Education and Health Outcomes

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Xin Meng and Chikako Yamauchi
Australian National University and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
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migration, children, education, health, China

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Impact of Income Growth and Economic Reform on Nutrition Intake in Urban China: 1986-2000

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Jan 2005
Xin Meng, Xiaodong Gong and Youjuan Wang
Australian National University, Australian National University (ANU) - School of Economics and National Bureau of Statistics of China (NBS)
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poverty, income growth, inequality, China

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How Well Do Children Insure Parents Against Low Retirement Income? An Analysis Using Survey Data from Urban China

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Apr 2005
Fang Cai, John Giles and Xin Meng
Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) - Institute for Population and Labor Economics, World Bank and Australian National University
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Transfers, pensions, retirement, elderly welfare, China

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Labour Market Impact of Large Scale Internal Migration on Chinese Urban 'Native' Workers

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Nov 2010
Xin Meng and Dandan Zhang
Australian National University and National School of Development, Peking University
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migration, native labour market outcomes, China

The Institutional Causes of China's Great Famine, 1959-61

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 05 Sep 2010
Xin Meng, Nancy Qian and Pierre Yared
Australian National University, Yale University - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Central Planning, Institutions, Food Procurement, Prices vs. Quantities, Development, Modern Chinese History

The Institutional Causes of China&Apos;S Great Famine, 1959-61

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 20 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2021
Xin Meng, Nancy Qian and Pierre Yared
Australian National University, Yale University - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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The Institutional Causes of China's Great Famine, 1959-61

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 14 Nov 2010
Xin Meng, Nancy Qian and Pierre Yared
Australian National University, Yale University - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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central planning, development, food procurement, institutions, modern Chinese history, prices vs. quantities

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Risk Attitudes and Household Migration Decisions

Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano Development Studies Working Paper No. 423
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 02 Oct 2017
University College London, Queen Mary, University of London, Australian National University and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
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Risk Aversion, Internal Migration, Household Decisions

Risk Attitudes and Household Migration Decisions

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 26 Mar 2017
University College London, Queen Mary, University of London, Australian National University and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
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risk aversion, internal migration, household decisions

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Does a Food for Education Program Affect School Outcomes? The Bangladesh Case

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Jan 2007
Xin Meng and Jim Ryan
Australian National University and Australian National University (ANU)
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education, program evaluation

Gender Differences in Willingness to Compete: The Role of Culture and Institutions

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Nov 2016
Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS), National Taiwan University, Australian National University and National School of Development, Peking University
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gender, competitive choices, culture, behavioural economics

Gender Differences in Willingness to Compete: The Role of Culture and Institutions

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Nov 2016
Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS), National Taiwan University, Australian National University and National School of Development, Peking University
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behavioural economics, competitive choices, Culture, economic preferences, Gender

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The Long Shadow of the Chinese Cultural Revolution: The Intergenerational Transmission of Education

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 Jan 2017
Xin Meng and Guochang Zhao
Australian National University and Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE)
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Chinese Cultural Revolution, human capital, intergenerational education transmission

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Stunting and Selection Effects of Famine: A Case Study of the Great Chinese Famine

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Jan 2007
Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Economics (RSE), Australian National University and Independent
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famine, height, China, panel data, GMM

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China's Sex Ratio and Crime: Behavioral Change or Financial Necessity?

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Mar 2016
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research, Australian National University and National School of Development, Peking University
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crime, marriage markets, risk-taking, time preferences, sex-ratio, one child policy, China

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Regional Price Differences in Urban China 1986-2001: Estimation and Implication

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 04 Aug 2008
Cathy Honge Gong and Xin Meng
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Australian National University
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spatial price index, Engel's curve, income inequality, China

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Migrant Entrepreneurs and Credit Constraints Under Labour Market Discrimination

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Sep 2011
Paul Frijters, Tao Kong and Xin Meng
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, Australian National University - Economics Division and Australian National University
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entrepreneurs, credit constraints, migration, China

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Dress for Success -- Does Primping Pay?

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Jan 2000 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2021
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics, Australian National University and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics
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Job Mobility Along the Technological Ladder: A Case Study of Australia

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Jun 2004
Australian National University, Western Sydney University - Department of Economics & Finance and Australian Council for Educational Research
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job mobility, technological ladder, employment and unemployment flows

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Economic Reform, Education Expansion, and Earnings Inequality for Urban Males in China, 1988-2007

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 May 2010
Xin Meng, Kailing Shen and Sen Xue
Australian National University, Xiamen University and Jinan University
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earnings inequality, China

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Intergenerational Income Mobility in Urban China

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Mar 2010
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Australian House of Representatives Parliament House and Australian National University
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intergenerational mobility, transgenerational persistence, political party membership

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The Institutional Causes of China’s Great Famine

Columbia Business School Research Paper
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 24 Aug 2011
Xin Meng, Nancy Qian and Pierre Yared
Australian National University, Yale University - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Central Planning, Institutions, History of Famines, Chinese History, Prices vs. Quantities

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Social Networks and Mental Health Problems: Evidence from Rural-to-Urban Migrants in China

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Jan 2017
Xin Meng and Sen Xue
Australian National University and Jinan University
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mental health, social networks, migration, China

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The Long Term Consequences of Famine on Survivors: Evidence from a Unique Natural Experiment Using China&Apos;S Great Famine

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 29 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2021
Xin Meng and Nancy Qian
Australian National University and Yale University - Department of Economics
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Can Information Influence the Social Insurance Participation Decision of China's Rural Migrants?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8658
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2018
John Giles, Xin Meng and Guochang Zhao
World Bank, Australian National University and Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE)
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Social Development & Poverty, Health Economics & Finance, Health Insurance, Pensions & Retirement Systems, Employment and Unemployment, Labor Markets

Can Information Influence the Social Insurance Participation Decision of China's Rural Migrants?

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 16 Feb 2021
World Bank, Australian National University, Jinan University and Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE)
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China's Sex Ratio and Crime: Behavioral Change or Financial Necessity?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research, Australian National University and National School of Development, Peking University
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crime, marriage markets, risk-taking, time preferences, sex-ratio, one child policy, China

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Urban Poverty in China and its Contributing Factors, 1986-2000

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 53, No. 1, pp. 167-189, March 2007
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 Mar 2007
Australian National University, Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS) and Asian Development Bank Institute
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Economic Restructuring and Income Inequality in Urban China

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Sep 2004
Xin Meng
Australian National University
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Aggregate Fertility and Household Savings: A General Equilibrium Analysis Using Micro Data

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 26 May 2014 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Australian National University, Yale University and Yale University - Department of Economics
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Aggregate Fertility and Household Savings: A General Equilibrium Analysis Using Micro Data

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Australian National University, Yale University and Yale University - Department of Economics
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Demographic Structure, fertility, Savings

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Explaining Trends in Adult Height in China: 1950 to 1990

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 05 Jun 2021
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Essex - Department of Economics and Australian National University
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The Intergenerational Behavioural Consequences of a Socio-Political Upheaval

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Dec 2018
Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS), Australian National University, National Taiwan University and National School of Development, Peking University
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preferences, behavioural economics, cultural revolution

The Intergenerational Behavioural Consequences of a Socio-Political Upheaval

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Dec 2018
Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS), National Taiwan University, Australian National University and National School of Development, Peking University
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behavioural economics, Cultural Revolution, preferences

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Does being "left-behind" in childhood lead to criminality in adulthood? Evidence from data on rural-urban migrants and prison inmates in China

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Oct 2021
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research, Australian National University and National School of Development, Peking University
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migration, crime, China

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Trade Unions and the Welfare of Rural-Urban Migrant Workers in China

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Nov 2020
Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS), National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Australian National University and Australian National University (ANU)
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China, Rural-Urban Migration, Trade union

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Rates of Return to Four‐Year University Education: An Application of Regression Discontinuity Design

The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 120, Issue 4, pp. 1011-1042, 2018
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Oct 2018
National Taiwan University, Australian National University, Guotai Junan Securities Co., Ltd. and Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE)
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China, rate of return to education

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The Labor Contract Law, Macro Conditions, Self‐Selection, and Labor Market Outcomes for Migrants in China

Asian Economic Policy Review, Vol. 12, Issue 1, pp. 45-65, 2017
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Jan 2017
Xin Meng
Australian National University
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China, Labor contract law, migrant workers

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Intergenerational Income Mobility in Urban China

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 58, Issue 3, pp. 481-503, 2012
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Aug 2012
National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling, Australian House of Representatives Parliament House and Australian National University
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intergenerational mobility, political party membership, transgenerational persistence

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Explaining Trends in Adult Height in China: 1950 to 1990

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 14 Jul 2021
School of Economics, Nankai University, University of Essex - Department of Economics and Australian National University
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Unemployment, Consumption Smoothing, and Precautionary Saving in Urban China

Posted: 12 Apr 2004
Xin Meng
Australian National University

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Sectoral Gender Wage Differentials and Discrimination in the Transitional Chinese Economy

Journal of Population Economics, Vol. 13, Issue 2, 2000
Posted: 23 Feb 2001
Pak Wai Liu, Xin Meng and Junsen Zhang
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Department of Economics, Australian National University and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics

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Gender wage differentials, discrimination, China's economic reform