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First Name: John
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Last Name: Giles
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RePEc Short-ID: pgi60

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Homepage: http://econ.worldbank.org/staff/jgiles
Postal Address: Development Research Group World Bank MSN MC 3-311 1818 H St NW Washington, DC 20433
Phone: (202) 473-3451

Affiliation

(95%) Economics Research
World Bank Group
Location: Washington, District of Columbia (United States)
Homepage: http://econ.worldbank.org/research
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Phone: (202) 477-1234
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Postal: 1818 H Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20433
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(5%) Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Location: Bonn, Germany
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Postal: P.O. Box 7240, D-53072 Bonn
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Works

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Working papers

  1. Giles, John & Wang, Dewen & Park, Albert, 2013. "Expanding social insurance coverage in urban China," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6497, The World Bank.
  2. Deininger, Klaus W. & Giles, John & Jin, Songqing & Wang, Hui, 2013. "Was China’S Rate Of Poverty Reduction Even Faster Than Routinely Assumed? Accounting For The Effects Of Migration," 2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C. 149700, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  3. Gallagher, Mary & Giles, John & Park, Albert & Wang, Meiyan, 2013. "China's 2008 labor contract law : implementation and implications for China's workers," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6542, The World Bank.
  4. Lei, Xiaoyan & Giles, John & Hu, Yuqing & Park, Albert & Strauss, John & Zhao, Yaohui, 2012. "Patterns and correlates of intergenerational non-time transfers : evidence from CHARLS," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6076, The World Bank.
  5. Giles, John & Park, Albert & Cai, Fang & Du, Yang, 2012. "Weathering a storm : survey-based perspectives on employment in China in the aftermath of the global financial crisis," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5984, The World Bank.
  6. Zhang, Jian & Giles, John & Rozelle, Scott, 2012. "Does it pay to be a Cadre ? estimating the returns to being a local official in rural China," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6082, The World Bank.
  7. Giles, John & Wang, Dewen & Cai, Wei, 2011. "The labor supply and retirement behavior of China's older workers and elderly in comparative perspective," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5853, The World Bank.
  8. Giles, John & Satriawan, Elan, 2010. "Protecting child nutritional status in the aftermath of a financial crisis : evidence from Indonesia," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5471, The World Bank.
  9. Giles, John & Murtazashvili, Irina, 2010. "A control function approach to estimating dynamic probit models with endogenous regressors, with an application to the study of poverty persistence in China," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5400, The World Bank.
  10. Giles, John & Wang, Dewen & Zhao, Changbao, 2010. "Can China's rural elderly count on support from adult children ? implications of rural-to-urban migration," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5510, The World Bank.
  11. Huang, Jikun & Zhi, Huayong & Huang, Zhurong & Rozelle, Scott & Giles, John, 2010. "The impact of the global financial crisis on off-farm employment and earnings in rural China," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5439, The World Bank.
  12. Benjamin, Dwayne & Brandt, Loren & Giles, John, 2010. "Did higher inequality impede growth in rural China ?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5483, The World Bank.
  13. Giles, John & Park, Albert & Wang, Meiyan, 2008. "The great proletarian cultural revolution, disruptions to education, and returns to schooling in urban China," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4729, The World Bank.
  14. John Giles, 2008. "Economic Restructuring and Retirement in Urban China," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2008-24, Center for Retirement Research.
  15. de Brauw, Alan & Giles, John, 2008. "Migrant labor markets and the welfare of rural households in the developing world : evidence from China," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4585, The World Bank.
  16. Sangui Wang & Dwayne Benjamin & Loren Brandt & John Giles & Yingxing Li & Yun Li, 2007. "Inequality and Poverty in China during Reform," Working Papers PMMA 2007-07, PEP-PMMA.
  17. Duclos, Jean-Yves & Araar, Abdelkrim & Giles, John T., 2006. "Chronic and Transient Poverty: Measurement and Estimation, with Evidence from China," IZA Discussion Papers 2078, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  18. Dwayne Benjamin & Loren Brandt & John Giles, 2006. "Inequality and Growth in Rural China: Does Higher Inequality Impede Growth?," Working Papers tecipa-237, University of Toronto, Department of Economics.
  19. de Brauw, Alan & Giles, John T., 2006. "Migrant Opportunity and the Educational Attainment of Youth in Rural China," IZA Discussion Papers 2326, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  20. Giles, John T. & Mu, Ren, 2006. "Elder Parent Health and the Migration Decision of Adult Children: Evidence from Rural China," IZA Discussion Papers 2333, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  21. Dwayne Benjamin & Loren Brandt & John Giles & Sangui Wang, 2005. "Income Inequality During China's Economic Transition," Working Papers tecipa-238, University of Toronto, Department of Economics.
  22. John Giles & Albert Park & Fang Cai, 2003. "How has Economic Restructuring Affected China’s Urban Workers?," William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series 2003-628, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan.
  23. Dwayne Benjamin & Loren Brandt & John Giles, 2003. "The Evolution of Income Inequality in Rural China," Working Papers benjamin-04-01, University of Toronto, Department of Economics.
  24. John Giles, 2000. "Is Life More Risky in the Open? Household Risk-Coping and the Opening of China's Labor Markets," William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series 314, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan.
  25. Albert Park & Loren Brandt & John Giles, 1997. "Giving Credit Where Credit is Due: The Changing Role of Rural Financial Institutions in China," William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series 71, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan.

Articles

  1. Zhang, Jian & Giles, John & Rozelle, Scott, 2012. "Does it pay to be a cadre? Estimating the returns to being a local official in rural China," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 40(3), pages 337-356.
  2. Huang, Jikun & Zhi, Huayong & Huang, Zhurong & Rozelle, Scott & Giles, John, 2011. "The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Off-farm Employment and Earnings in Rural China," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 39(5), pages 797-807, May.
  3. Dwayne Benjamin & Loren Brandt & John Giles, 2011. "Did Higher Inequality Impede Growth in Rural China?," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 121(557), pages 1281-1309, December.
  4. Duclos, Jean-Yves & Araar, Abdelkrim & Giles, John, 2010. "Chronic and transient poverty: Measurement and estimation, with evidence from China," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 91(2), pages 266-277, March.
  5. John Giles & Ren Mu, 2007. "Elderly parent health and the migration decisions of adult children: Evidence from rural China," Demography, Springer, vol. 44(2), pages 265-288, May.
  6. John Giles & Kyeongwon Yoo, 2007. "Precautionary Behavior, Migrant Networks, and Household Consumption Decisions: An Empirical Analysis Using Household Panel Data from Rural China," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 89(3), pages 534-551, August.
  7. Giles, John & Park, Albert & Cai, Fang, 2006. "Reemployment of dislocated workers in urban China: The roles of information and incentives," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 34(3), pages 582-607, September.
  8. Cai, Fang & Giles, John & Meng, Xin, 2006. "How well do children insure parents against low retirement income? An analysis using survey data from urban China," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 90(12), pages 2229-2255, December.
  9. Giles, John, 2006. "Is life more risky in the open? Household risk-coping and the opening of China's labor markets," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 81(1), pages 25-60, October.
  10. Giles, John & Park, Albert & Zhang, Juwei, 2005. "What is China's true unemployment rate?," China Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 16(2), pages 149-170.
  11. Benjamin, Dwayne & Brandt, Loren & Giles, John, 2005. "The Evolution of Income Inequality in Rural China," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 53(4), pages 769-824, July.
  12. Park, Albert & Brandt, Loren & Giles, John, 2003. "Competition under credit rationing: theory and evidence from rural China," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 71(2), pages 463-495, August.

Books

  1. Fang Cai & John Giles & Philip O'Keefe & Dewen Wang, 2012. "The Elderly and Old Age Support in Rural China : Challenges and Prospects," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 2249, October.
  2. Claudia Rokx & John Giles & Elan Satriawan & Puti Marzoeki & Pandu Harimurti & Elif Yavuz, 2010. "New Insights into the Provision of Health Services in Indonesia : A Health Workforce Study," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 2434, October.

NEP Fields

34 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AGE: Economics of Ageing (4) 2011-01-16 2011-11-01 2011-11-21 2012-06-13
  2. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (5) 2006-07-02 2006-10-28 2006-10-28 2010-10-16 2012-07-01. Author is listed
  3. NEP-CNA: China (25) 2006-04-22 2006-05-13 2006-07-02 2006-07-02 2006-10-07 2006-10-28 2006-10-28 2007-04-09 2008-03-01 2008-09-13 2008-10-07 2008-11-18 2009-03-28 2010-08-21 2010-10-16 2010-11-27 2011-01-16 2011-11-01 2011-11-21 2012-03-21 2012-06-13 2012-10-13 2013-07-05 2013-07-28 2013-09-06. Author is listed
  4. NEP-CWA: Central & Western Asia (1) 2010-11-27
  5. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (3) 2011-11-01 2012-06-13 2013-07-05
  6. NEP-DEV: Development (21) 2004-05-09 2004-06-07 2006-04-22 2006-07-02 2006-07-02 2006-10-07 2006-10-28 2006-10-28 2007-04-09 2008-03-01 2008-09-13 2008-10-07 2009-03-28 2010-11-20 2010-11-27 2011-01-16 2011-11-21 2012-06-25 2012-07-01 2013-07-05 2013-07-28. Author is listed
  7. NEP-ECM: Econometrics (1) 2010-08-21
  8. NEP-EDU: Education (3) 2006-10-07 2008-03-01 2008-10-07
  9. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (2) 2006-10-28 2010-11-20
  10. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (1) 2013-07-05
  11. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (3) 2006-10-07 2008-03-01 2008-10-07
  12. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (2) 2013-07-05 2013-09-06
  13. NEP-IUE: Informal & Underground Economics (3) 2011-11-01 2013-07-28 2013-09-06
  14. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (13) 2004-04-18 2006-10-07 2008-03-01 2008-10-07 2008-11-18 2009-03-28 2010-10-16 2011-11-01 2011-11-21 2012-03-21 2012-07-01 2013-07-28 2013-09-06. Author is listed
  15. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (3) 2011-11-01 2011-11-21 2013-07-28
  16. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (1) 2006-05-13
  17. NEP-MFD: Microfinance (1) 2002-04-03
  18. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (1) 2004-02-15
  19. NEP-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (8) 2008-03-01 2008-09-13 2008-11-18 2010-08-21 2011-01-16 2013-06-24 2013-07-28 2013-09-06. Author is listed
  20. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (1) 2012-07-01
  21. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (14) 2001-10-01 2002-04-03 2004-02-15 2004-05-09 2006-04-22 2006-05-13 2006-07-02 2006-07-02 2006-10-07 2006-10-28 2006-10-28 2010-11-20 2011-11-01 2011-11-21. Author is listed
  22. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (1) 2008-11-18
  23. NEP-TRA: Transition Economics (28) 2004-02-15 2004-04-18 2004-05-09 2006-04-22 2006-05-13 2006-07-02 2006-07-02 2006-10-07 2006-10-28 2006-10-28 2007-04-09 2008-09-13 2008-10-07 2008-11-18 2010-08-21 2010-10-16 2010-11-27 2011-01-16 2011-11-01 2011-11-21 2012-03-21 2012-06-13 2012-06-25 2012-07-01 2013-06-24 2013-07-05 2013-07-28 2013-09-06. Author is listed

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