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Publications of Loren Brandt

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Forthcoming

  • Nathanial Baum-Snow, Loren Brandt, Vernon Henderson, Matthew Turner, Qinghua Zhang, "Roads, Rails and the Development of Chinese Cities", Review of Economics and Statistics, forthcoming.
  • 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, forthcoming.
  • Loren Brandt, Debin Ma, Thomas Rawski, "Industrialization in China", in Industrialization and the Periphery (edited by Jeffrey Williamson and Kevin O’Rourke), Oxford University Press, to appear.
  • Loren Brandt, Susan Whiting, Linxiu Zhang, Tonglong Zhang, "Institutional Mechanisms Governing Changes in Property Rights: A Study in Rural Land Tenure", China Quarterly, forthcoming.

2017

  • 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 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.

2016

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

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

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 (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.