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Publications of Loren Brandt
2024
Tasso Adamopoulos, Loren Brandt, Chaoran Chen, Diego Restuccia, Xiaoyun Wei, "Land Security and Mobility Frictions", Quarterly Journal of Economics 139 (3) (2024), 1–51. (Freely available.)
2022
Tasso Adamopoulos, Loren Brandt, Jessica Leight, Diego Restuccia, "Misallocation, Selection and Productivity: A Quantitative Analysis with Panel Data from China", Econometrica 90 (3) (2022), 1261–1282. (Freely available.)
Loren Brandt, Feitao Jiang, Yao Luo, Yingjun Su, "Ownership and Productivity in Vertically-Integrated Firms: Evidence from the Chinese Steel Industry", Review of Economic and Statistics 104 (1) (2022), 101–115. (Freely available.)
2021
Loren Brandt, Bingjing Li, Peter Morrow, "Processing Trade and Costs of Incomplete Liberalization: The Case of China", Journal of International Economics 131 (2021), 1–23. (Freely available.)
2020
Stephen Ayerst, Loren Brandt, Diego Restuccia, "Market Constraints, Misallocation, and Productivity in Vietnam Agriculture", Food Policy 94 (2020), 1–16. (Freely available.)
2019
Loren Brandt and Thomas Rawski, Policy, Regulation and Innovation in China's Electricity and Telecom Industries, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2019.
2018
Dwayne Benjamin, Loren Brandt, Brian McCaig, Nguyen Le Hoa, "Program participation in a targeted land distribution program and household outcomes: Evidence from Vietnam", Review of Economics of the Household 16 (1) (2018), 41–74. (Freely available.)
2017
Nathanial Baum-Snow, Loren Brandt, Vernon Henderson, Matthew Turner, Qinghua Zhang, "Roads, Rails and the Development of Chinese Cities", Review of Economics and Statistics 99 (2017), 435–448.
Dwayne Benjamin, Loren Brandt, Brian McCaig, "Growth with Equity: Income Inequality in Vietnam, 2002–14", Journal of Economic Inequality 15 (1) (2017), 25–46.
Loren Brandt, Debin Ma, Thomas Rawski, "Industrialization in China", in The Spread of Modern Industry to the Periphery since 1871 (edited by Jeffrey Williamson and Kevin O’Rourke), Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2017, 197–228. (Freely available.)
Loren Brandt and Peter Morrow, "Tariffs and the Organization of Trade in China", Journal of International Economics 104 (2017), 85–103. (Freely available.)
Loren Brandt, Johannes Van Biesebroeck, Luhang Wang, Yifan Zhang, "WTO Accession and Performance of Chinese Manufacturing Firms", American Economic Review 107 (9) (2017), 2784–2820.
Loren Brandt, Susan Whiting, Linxiu Zhang, Tonglong Zhang, "Institutional Mechanisms Governing Changes in Property Rights: A Study in Rural Land Tenure", China Quarterly 232 (2017), 1026–1049.
2016
Loren Brandt, Aloysius Siow, Carl Vogel, "Large Shocks and Small Changes in the Marriage Market for Famine Born Cohorts in China", Journal of the European Economic Association 14 (6) (2016), 1437–1468.
Loren Brandt and Eric Thun, "Constructing a Ladder for Growth: Policy, Markets and Industrial Upgrading in China", World Development 80 (2016), 78–95.
2015
Loren Brandt, "Industrial upgrading: experiences and policy lessons", in Managing the Middle-Income Transition: Challenges Facing the People’s Republic of China (edited by Juzhong Zhuang, Paul Vandenberg, and Yiping Huang), Edward Elgar, 2015, 309–347.
Loren Brandt, Aloysius Siow, Hui Wang, "Parental Investment in Children", Journal of Population Economics 28 (2) (2015), 423–462.
Loren Brandt, Aloysius Siow, Hui Wang, "Substitution in parental investments", Journal of Population Economics 28 (2015), 423–462.
2014
Loren Brandt, "Industrial Upgrading and Productivity Growth in China", in The Oxford Compansion to the Economics of China (edited by Shenggan Fan, Ravi Kanbur, Shangjin Wei and Xiaobo Zhang), Oxford University Press, 2014, 256–261.
Loren Brandt, "Local Governance and Rural Public Good Provision", in The Oxford Companion to the Economics of China (edited by Shenggan Fan, Ravi Kanbur, Shangjin Wei and Xiaobo Zhang), Oxford University Press, 2014, 334–340.
Loren Brandt, Debin Ma, Thomas Rawski, "From Divergence to Convergence: Re-evaluating the History Behind China’s Economic Boom", Journal of Economic Literature 45 (1) (2014), 45–123.
Loren Brandt, Johannes Von Biesebroeck, Yifan Zhang, "Challenges of working with the Chinese NBS firm-level data", China Economic Review 30 (2014), 339–352.
2013
Loren Brandt, "The Rise of China", in Handbook of Major Events in Economic History (edited by Randall E. Parker and Robert Whaples), Routledge, 2013, 293–302.
Loren Brandt, Aloysius Siow, Hui Wang, "Compensating for Unequal Parental Investments in Schooling", Journal of Population Economics 28 (2) (2013), 423–462.
Loren Brandt, Trevor Tombe, Xiaodong Zhu, "Factor Market Distortions Across Time, Space and Sectors in China", Review of Economic Dynamics 16 (1) (2013), 39–58. (Freely available.)
2012
Dwayne Benjamin, Loren Brandt, John Giles, "Did High Inequality Impede Growth in Rural China", Economic Journal 121 (557) (2012), 1281–1309.
Loren Brandt, Johannes Van Biesebroeck, Yifan Zhang, "Creative Accounting or Creative Destruction: Firm Level Productivity Growth in Chinese Manufacturing", Journal of Development Economics 97 (2) (2012), 339–351.
2011
Loren Brandt and Eric Thun, "Going mobile in China: Shifting value chains and upgrading in the mobile telecom sector", International Journal of Technological Learning, Innovation and Development 4 (2011), 148–180.
2010
Loren Brandt and Arthur J. Hosios, "Interest Free Loans Among Villagers", Economic Development and Cultural Change 58 (2) (2010), 345–372.
Loren Brandt and Arthur J. Hosios, "Interest Free Loans Among Villagers", Economic Development and Cultural Change 58 (2) (2010), 345–372.
Loren Brandt and Eric Thun, "The Fight for the Middle: Upgrading, Competition, and Industrial Development in China", World Development 38 (11 ) (2010), 1555–1574.
2008
Dwayne Benjamin, Loren Brandt, John Giles, Sangui Wang, "Income Inequality During China's Economic Transition", in China's Great Economic Transformation (edited by Loren Brandt and Thomas Rawski), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2008, 729–776.
Loren Brandt, Changtai Hsieh, Xiaodong Zhu, "Growth and Structural Transformation in China", in China's Great Economic Transformation (edited by Loren Brandt and Thomas G. Rawski), Cambridge University Press, New York, 2008, 683–728.
Loren Brandt and Thomas Rawski (eds.), China's Great Economic Transformation , Cambridge University Press, New York, 2008.
Loren Brandt, Thomas Rawski, John Sutton, "Industrial Development in China", in China's Great Economic Transformation (edited by Loren Brandt and Thomas G. Rawski), Cambridge University Press, New York, 2008, 1–906.
2007
Loren Brandt, Thomas Rawski, Xiaodong Zhu, "International dimensions of China's long boom: trends, prospects and implications", in China's rise and the balance of influence in Asia (edited by William W. Keller and Thomas Rawski), University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, 2007, 14–46.
Loren Brandt and Matthew Turner, "The Usefulness of Imperfect Elections: The Case of Village Elections in Rural China", Economics and Politics 19 (3) (2007), 453–480.
Loren Brandt and Xiaodong Zhu, "China's Banking Sector and Economic Growth", in Chinese Finance at the Cross-Roads (edited by Charles Calomaris), Columbia University, Columbia, 2007, 42–87.
2006
Loren Brandt and Carsten Holz, "Spatial Price Differences in China: Estimates and Implications", Economic Development and Cultural Change 55 (1) (2006), 43–86.
2005
Dwayne Benjamin, Loren Brandt, John Giles, "The Evolution of Income Inequality in Rural China", Economic Development and Cultural Change 53 (4) (2005), 769–824.
Loren Brandt, Hongbin Li, Joanne K. Roberts, "Banks and Enterprise Privatization in China", Journal of Law, Economics and Organization 21 (2) (2005), 524–546.
Loren Brandt, Albert Park, Sangui Wang, "Are China's Financial Reforms Leaving the Poor Behind?", in Financial Sector Reform in China (edited by Anthony Saich), Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 2005, 204–230.
Loren Brandt, Thomas Rawski, Gang Lin (eds.), China's Economy: Retrospect and Prospect, Woodrow Wilson International Centers, Washington, DC, 2005.
2004
Dwayne Benjamin and Loren Brandt, "Agriculture and Income Distribution in Rural Vietnam Under Economics Reforms: A Tale of Two Regions", in Economic Growth, Poverty and Household Welfare in Vietnam (edited by Paul Glewwe, Nisha Agrawal and David Dollar), World Bank, 2004, 133–185.
Loren Brandt, Scott Rozelle, Matthew Turner, "Local Government Behavior and Property Rights Formation in Rural China", Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics 160 (4) (2004), 627–662.
2003
Loren Brandt, "Republican China", in Entry for the Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History (edited by ), , 2003, 432–435.
Loren Brandt, John Giles, Albert Park, "Competition under Credit Rationing: Theory and Evidence from Rural China", Journal of Development Economics (2003)
Loren Brandt and Hongbin Li, "Bank Discrimination during Economic Transition: Incentives, Information or Ideology?", Journal of Comparative Economics 31 (2003), 387–413.
Loren Brandt and Xiaodong Zhu, "What Ails China: A Long-run Perspective on Growth and Inflation (or Deflation) in China", The Region: Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis 17 (4) (2003), 49–58.
Joel Mokyr, Maristella Botticini, Maxine Berg, Loren Brandt, Erik Buyst, Louis Cain, Jan De Vries, Paul Lovejoy, John Munro (eds.), The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History, Oxford University Press, New York, 2003.
2002
Dwayne Benjamin, Loren Brandt, Paul Glewwe, Li Guo, "Markets, Human Capital, and Inequality: Evidence from China", in Inequality Around the World (edited by Richard Freeman), Palgrave, 2002, 87–127.
Dwayne Benjamin and Loren Brandt, "Property Rights, Labour Markets, and Efficiency in a Transition Economy: The Case of Rural China", Canadian Journal of Economics 35 (4) (2002), 689–716.
Loren Brandt, Jikun Huang, Guo Li, Scott Rozelle, "Land Rights in China: Facts, Fictions, and Issues", China Journal 47 (2002), 67–101.
Loren Brandt and Xiaodong Zhu, "What Ails China: A Long-run Perspective on Growth and Inflation (or Deflation) in China", in East Asia post-crisis: Continuity and Change (edited by A.E. Safarian and Wendy Dobson), University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 2002, 49–86.
2001
Loren Brandt and Xiaodong Zhu, "Soft Budget Constraints and Inflationary Cycles", Journal of Development Economics 64 (2001), 437–457.
2000
Dwayne Benjamin, Loren Brandt, Scott Rozelle, "Aging, Well-being, and Social Security in Rural North China", Population and Development Review 26 (2000), 89–116.
Loren Brandt and Xiaodong Zhu, "Redistribution in a Decentralized Economy: Growth and Inflation in Reform China", Journal of Political Economy 108 (2000), 422–439.
1999
Dwayne Benjamin and Loren Brandt, "Markets and Inequlity in Rural China: Parallels with the Past", American Economic Review 89 (2) (1999), 292–295.
1997
Dwayne Benjamin and Loren Brandt, "Land, Factor Markets, and Inequality in Rural China: Historical Evidence", Explorations in Economic History 34 (1997), 460–494.
Loren Brandt, "Reflections on China's late 19th and early 20th-century economy", China Quarterly 150 (1997), 282–308.
1996
Loren Brandt and Arthur J. Hosios, "Credit, Incentives, and Reputation: An Hedonic Analysis of Contractual Wage Profiles", Journal of Political Economy 104 (1996), 1172–1226.
1995
Dwayne Benjamin and Loren Brandt, "Markets, Discrimination, and the Economic Contribution of Women in Rural China: Historical Evidence", Economic Development and Cultural Change 44 (1) (1995), 63–104.
1993
Loren Brandt, "Interwar Japanese Agriculture: Revisionist Views on the Colonial Rice Policy and the Labor Surplus Hypothesis", Explorations in Economic History 30 (1993), 259–293.
1992
Loren Brandt and Barbara Sands, "Land Concentration and Income Distribution in China", in Chinese History in Economic Perspective (edited by Lillian Li and Thomas Rowski), University of California Press, California, 1992.
1991
Sandra Archibald and Loren Brandt, "A Flexible Model of Factor-Biased Technological Change: An Application to Prewar Japanese Agriculture", Journal of Development Economics 35 (1991), 127–145.
1990
Loren Brandt and Barbara Sands, "Beyond Malthus and Ricardo: Economic Growth, Land Concentration, and Income Distribution in Early Twentieth Century China", Journal of Economic History 50 (1990), 807–827.
1989
Loren Brandt, Commercialization and Agricultural Development, Cambridge University Press, New York, 1989.
Loren Brandt and Thomas Sargent, "Interpreting New Evidences about China and U.S. Silver Purchases", Journal of Monetary Economics 23 (1989), 31–51.
1987
Loren Brandt, "Farm Household Behavior, Factor Markets, and the Distributive Consequences of Commercialization in Early Twentieth Century China", Journal of Economic History 47 (1987), 711–737.
1985
Loren Brandt, "Chinese Agriculture and the International Economy, 1870-1930's: A Reassessment", Explorations in Economic History 22 (1985), 168–193.