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Wen-Hao Chen

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First Name:Wen-Hao
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Last Name:Chen
RePEc Short-ID:pch566
151, University Rd., San-Shia District, New Taipei City, 23741 Taiwan (R.O.C.)
886 939 563201
Terminal Degree:2004 Economics Department; Michigan State University (from RePEc Genealogy)


(98%) Department of Economics
National Taipei University

Taipeh, Taiwan
RePEc:edi:dentptw (more details at EDIRC)

(1%) Statistics Canada
Government of Canada

Ottawa, Canada
RePEc:edi:stagvca (more details at EDIRC)

(1%) Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs (ELS)
Organisation de Coopération et de Développement Économiques (OCDE)

Paris, France
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Research output

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Working papers

  1. Chiara Criscuolo & Alexander Hijzen & Michael Koelle & Cyrille Schwellnus & Erling Barth & Wen-Hao Chen & Richard Fabling & Priscilla Fialho & Alfred Garloff & Katharzyna Grabska & Ryo Kambayashi & Va, 2021. "The firm-level link between productivity dispersion and wage inequality: A symptom of low job mobility?," OECD Economics Department Working Papers 1656, OECD Publishing.
  2. Chiara Criscuolo & Alexander Hijzen & Cyrille Schwellnus & Erling Barth & Wen-Hao Chen & Richard Fabling & Priscilla Fialho & Katarzyna Grabska-Romagosa & Ryo Kambayashi & Timo Leidecker & Oskar Nords, 2020. "Workforce composition, productivity and pay: The role of firms in wage inequality," OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Papers 241, OECD Publishing.
  3. Wen Hao Chen & Michael F rster & Ana Llena-Nozal, 2013. "Determinants of Household Earnings Inequality: The Role of Labour Market Trends and Changing Household Structure," LIS Working papers 591, LIS Cross-National Data Center in Luxembourg.
  4. Wen Hao Chen & Michael F rster & Ana Llena-Nozal, 2013. "Globalisation, technological progress and changes in regulations and institutions – which impact on the rise of earnings inequality in OECD countries?," LIS Working papers 597, LIS Cross-National Data Center in Luxembourg.
  5. Chen, W. H. & Myles, John & Picot, Garnett, 2011. "Why Have Poorer Neighbourhoods Stagnated Economically, While the Richer have Flourished? Neighbourhood Income Inequality in Canadian Cities," CLSSRN working papers clsrn_admin-2011-21, Vancouver School of Economics, revised 21 Aug 2011.
  6. Chen, Wen-Hao & Morissette, René, 2010. "Have Employment Patterns of Older Displaced Workers Improved Since the Late 1970s?," CLSSRN working papers clsrn_admin-2010-20, Vancouver School of Economics, revised 27 May 2010.
  7. Aydemir, Abdurrahman B. & Chen, Wen-Hao & Corak, Miles, 2008. "Intergenerational Education Mobility among the Children of Canadian Immigrants," IZA Discussion Papers 3759, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  8. Wen-Hao Chen & Jean-Yves Duclos, 2008. "Testing for Poverty Dominance: an Application to Canada," Cahiers de recherche 0836, CIRPEE.
  9. Chen, Wen-Hao & Corak, Miles, 2005. "Child Poverty and Changes in Child Poverty in Rich Countries Since 1990," IZA Discussion Papers 1574, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  10. Abdurrahman Aydemir & Wen-Hao Chen & Miles Corak, 2005. "Intergenerational Earnings Mobility Among the Children of Canadian Immigrants," Labor and Demography 0511006, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  11. Corak, Miles & Chen, Wen-Hao, 2003. "Firms, Industries, and Unemployment Insurance: An Analysis Using Employer-Employee Data," IZA Discussion Papers 811, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

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  1. Ashley McAllister & Theo Bodin & Henrik Brønnum-Hansen & Lisa Harber-Aschan & Ben Barr & Lee Bentley & Qing Liao & Natasja Koitzsch Jensen & Ingelise Andersen & Wen-Hao Chen & Karsten Thielen & Camero, 2020. "Inequalities in extending working lives beyond age 60 in Canada, Denmark, Sweden and England—By gender, level of education and health," PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science, vol. 15(8), pages 1-12, August.
  2. Lisa Harber-Aschan & Wen-Hao Chen & Ashley McAllister & Natasja Koitzsch Jensen & Karsten Thielen & Ingelise Andersen & Finn Diderichsen & Ben Barr & Bo Burström, 2020. "The impact of longstanding illness and common mental disorder on competing employment exits routes in older working age: A longitudinal data-linkage study in Sweden," PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science, vol. 15(2), pages 1-16, February.
  3. Wen‐Hao Chen & Feng Hou, 2019. "Social Mobility and Labor Market Outcomes Among the Second Generation of Racial Minority Immigrants in Canada," Social Science Quarterly, Southwestern Social Science Association, vol. 100(3), pages 885-896, May.
  4. Chen, Wen-Hao, 2019. "Health and transitions into nonemployment and early retirement among older workers in Canada," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 35(C), pages 193-206.
  5. Wen-Hao Chen & Feng Hou, 2019. "The Effect of Unemployment on Life Satisfaction: A Cross-National Comparison Between Canada, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States," Applied Research in Quality of Life, Springer;International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies, vol. 14(4), pages 1035-1058, September.
  6. Chen, Wen-Hao & Ostrovsky, Yuri & Piraino, Patrizio, 2017. "Lifecycle variation, errors-in-variables bias and nonlinearities in intergenerational income transmission: new evidence from Canada," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 44(C), pages 1-12.
  7. Wen-Hao Chen & Michael Förster & Ana Llena-Nozal, 2014. "Demographic or labour market trends: What determines the distribution of household earnings in OECD countries?," OECD Journal: Economic Studies, OECD Publishing, vol. 2013(1), pages 179-207.
  8. Abdurrahman Aydemir & Wen-Hao Chen & Miles Corak, 2013. "Intergenerational Education Mobility among the Children of Canadian Immigrants," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 39(s1), pages 107-122, May.
  9. Wen-Hao Chen & John Myles & Garnett Picot, 2012. "Why Have Poorer Neighbourhoods Stagnated Economically while the Richer Have Flourished? Neighbourhood Income Inequality in Canadian Cities," Urban Studies, Urban Studies Journal Limited, vol. 49(4), pages 877-896, March.
  10. Wen-Hao Chen & Jean-Yves Duclos, 2011. "Testing for poverty dominance: an application to Canada," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 44(3), pages 781-803, August.
  11. Wen-Hao Chen, 2010. "The impact of the employment insurance repayment policy: nonexperimental approaches," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 42(10), pages 1209-1226.
  12. Abdurrahman Aydemir & Wen-Hao Chen & Miles Corak, 2009. "Intergenerational Earnings Mobility among the Children of Canadian Immigrants," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 91(2), pages 377-397, May.
  13. Wen‐Hao Chen, 2009. "Cross‐National Differences In Income Mobility: Evidence From Canada, The United States, Great Britain And Germany," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 55(1), pages 75-100, March.
  14. Wen-Hao Chen & Miles Corak, 2008. "Child poverty and changes in child poverty," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 45(3), pages 537-553, August.


  1. Miles Corak & Wen-Hao Chen, 2007. "Firms, Industries, and Unemployment Insurance: An Analysis using Employer–Employee Data," Research in Labor Economics, in: Aspects of Worker Well-Being, pages 299-336, Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 16 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (5) 2010-06-04 2020-04-06 2020-05-04 2020-06-08 2021-02-22. Author is listed
  2. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (4) 2008-10-13 2008-10-13 2008-10-28 2010-06-04
  3. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (4) 2020-04-06 2020-05-04 2020-06-08 2021-02-22
  4. NEP-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (4) 2008-10-13 2008-10-13 2008-10-28 2020-09-07
  5. NEP-EDU: Education (3) 2005-11-12 2008-10-13 2008-10-28
  6. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (3) 2020-04-06 2020-05-04 2020-06-08
  7. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (3) 2008-10-13 2008-10-28 2020-06-08
  8. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (2) 2006-02-05 2006-02-05
  9. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (2) 2008-11-25 2008-12-01
  10. NEP-GEO: Economic Geography (1) 2011-08-29
  11. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (1) 2011-08-29
  12. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (1) 2021-02-22
  13. NEP-NET: Network Economics (1) 2016-06-25
  14. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (1) 2011-08-29


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