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Kailing Shen


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Personal Details

First Name: Kailing
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Last Name: Shen

RePEc Short-ID: psh250

Postal Address: Room A404, Economics Building, Xiamen University, Xiamen, China 361005
Phone: 86-592-2185721


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Working papers

  1. Shen, Kailing & Kuhn, Peter J., 2012. "Do Chinese Employers Avoid Hiring Overqualified Workers? Evidence from an Internet Job Board," IZA Discussion Papers 6848, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  2. Peter Kuhn & Kailing Shen, 2010. "Gender Discrimination in Job Ads: Theory and Evidence," Working Papers id:2915, eSocialSciences.
  3. Meng, Xin & Shen, Kailing & Xue, Sen, 2010. "Economic Reform, Education Expansion, and Earnings Inequality for Urban Males in China, 1988-2007," IZA Discussion Papers 4919, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  4. Peter Kuhn & Kailing Shen, 2009. "Employers’ Preferences for Gender, Age, Height and Beauty: Direct Evidence," NBER Working Papers 15564, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  5. Shen, Kailing, 2007. "Contingent, Temporary Unemployment Insurance’s Impacts on Employment and Unemployment Durations," IZA Discussion Papers 2959, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).


  1. Meng, Xin & Shen, Kailing & Xue, Sen, 2013. "Economic reform, education expansion, and earnings inequality for urban males in China, 1988–2009," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 41(1), pages 227-244.

NEP Fields

8 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (1) 2009-12-19
  2. NEP-CNA: China (3) 2009-12-19 2010-05-22 2010-10-09. Author is listed
  3. NEP-DEV: Development (2) 2010-05-22 2010-05-29. Author is listed
  4. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (1) 2011-10-01
  5. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (1) 2010-05-22
  6. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (1) 2007-09-02
  7. NEP-ICT: Information & Communication Technologies (1) 2012-10-06
  8. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (6) 2007-09-02 2009-12-19 2010-05-22 2010-05-29 2010-10-09 2011-10-01. Author is listed
  9. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (1) 2012-10-06
  10. NEP-TRA: Transition Economics (3) 2009-12-19 2010-05-22 2010-05-29. Author is listed


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