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Kailing SHEN

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First Name:Kailing
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Last Name:Shen
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Research School of Economics
College of Business and Economics
Australian National University

Canberra, Australia
RePEc:edi:eganuau (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Shen, Kailing, 2021. "Gender Discrimination," IZA Discussion Papers 14897, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  2. Kuhn, Peter J. & Shen, Kailing, 2021. "What Happens When Employers Can No Longer Discriminate in Job Ads?," IZA Discussion Papers 14618, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  3. Shen, Kailing & Taska, Bledi, 2020. "Measuring the Impacts of COVID-19 on Job Postings in Australia Using a Reweighting-Estimation-Transformation Approach," IZA Discussion Papers 13640, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  4. Kuhn, Peter J. & Shen, Kailing & Zhang, Shuo, 2018. "Gender-Targeted Job Ads in the Recruitment Process: Evidence from China," IZA Discussion Papers 12022, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  5. Miguel Delgado Helleseter & Peter Kuhn & Kailing Shen, 2016. "The Age Twist in Employers’ Gender Requests: Evidence from Four Job Boards," NBER Working Papers 22187, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  6. Delgado Helleseter, Miguel & Kuhn, Peter J. & Shen, Kailing, 2016. "Age and Gender Profiling in the Chinese and Mexican Labor Markets: Evidence from Four Job Boards," IZA Discussion Papers 9891, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  7. Peter Kuhn & Kailing Shen, 2015. "Do Employers Prefer Migrant Workers? Evidence from a Chinese Job Board," NBER Working Papers 21675, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  8. Kuhn, Peter J. & Shen, Kailing, 2014. "Do Employers Prefer Undocumented Workers? Evidence from China's Hukou System," IZA Discussion Papers 8289, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  9. Bodvarsson, Örn B. & Hou, Jack W. & Shen, Kailing, 2014. "Aging and Migration in a Transition Economy: The Case of China," IZA Discussion Papers 8351, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  10. Shen, Kailing & Kuhn, Peter J., 2012. "Do Chinese Employers Avoid Hiring Overqualified Workers? Evidence from an Internet Job Board," IZA Discussion Papers 6848, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  11. Peter Kuhn & Kailing Shen, 2010. "Gender Discrimination in Job Ads: Theory and Evidence," Working Papers id:2915, eSocialSciences.
  12. Xin Meng & Kailing Shen & Sen Xue, 2010. "Economic Reform, Education Expansion, and Earnings Inequality for Urban Males in China, 1988-2007," CEPR Discussion Papers 639, Centre for Economic Policy Research, Research School of Economics, Australian National University.
  13. 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.
  14. Shen, Kailing, 2007. "Contingent, Temporary Unemployment Insurance’s Impacts on Employment and Unemployment Durations," IZA Discussion Papers 2959, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).


  1. Miguel Delgado Helleseter & Peter Kuhn & Kailing Shen, 2020. "The Age Twist in Employers’ Gender Requests: Evidence from Four Job Boards," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 55(2), pages 428-469.
  2. Kailing Shen & Bledi Taska, 2020. "Measuring the impacts of COVID-19 on job postings in Australia using a reweighting-estimation-transformation approach," Australian Journal of Labour Economics (AJLE), Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC), Curtin Business School, vol. 23(2), pages 153-171.
  3. Kuhn, Peter & Shen, Kailing & Zhang, Shuo, 2020. "Gender-targeted job ads in the recruitment process: Facts from a Chinese job board," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 147(C).
  4. Orn B. Bodvarsson & Jack W. Hou & Kailing Shen, 2016. "Aging and Migration: Micro and Macro Evidence from China," Frontiers of Economics in China-Selected Publications from Chinese Universities, Higher Education Press, vol. 11(4), pages 548-580, December.
  5. Peter Kuhn & Kailing Shen, 2015. "Do employers prefer migrant workers? Evidence from a Chinese job board," IZA Journal of Labor Economics, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 4(1), pages 1-31, December.
  6. Peter Kuhn & Kailing Shen, 2013. "Gender Discrimination in Job Ads: Evidence from China," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 128(1), pages 287-336.
  7. 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.


  1. Kailing Shen & Peter Kuhn, 2013. "Do Chinese Employers Avoid Hiring Overqualified Workers? Evidence from an Internet Job Board," Research in Labor Economics, in: Labor Market Issues in China, pages 1-30, 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 18 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-LAB: Labour Economics (13) 2007-09-02 2009-12-19 2010-05-22 2010-05-29 2010-10-09 2011-10-01 2014-07-13 2015-11-07 2016-05-08 2019-01-14 2021-08-16 2021-08-23 2022-01-31. Author is listed
  2. NEP-CNA: China (9) 2009-12-19 2010-05-22 2010-10-09 2014-07-13 2014-08-16 2016-05-08 2019-01-14 2019-01-21 2021-08-16. Author is listed
  3. NEP-TRA: Transition Economics (6) 2009-12-19 2010-05-22 2010-05-29 2014-07-13 2014-08-16 2015-11-07. Author is listed
  4. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (5) 2010-05-22 2014-07-13 2015-11-07 2021-08-16 2021-08-23. Author is listed
  5. NEP-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (4) 2014-07-13 2014-08-16 2014-08-20 2015-11-07
  6. NEP-GEN: Gender (3) 2019-01-14 2019-01-21 2021-08-16
  7. NEP-DEV: Development (2) 2010-05-22 2010-05-29
  8. NEP-ISF: Islamic Finance (2) 2021-08-16 2021-08-23
  9. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (2) 2014-07-13 2020-09-28
  10. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (2) 2016-05-08 2016-05-08
  11. NEP-AGE: Economics of Ageing (1) 2014-08-16
  12. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (1) 2009-12-19
  13. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (1) 2014-07-13
  14. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (1) 2011-10-01
  15. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (1) 2007-09-02
  16. NEP-ICT: Information & Communication Technologies (1) 2012-10-06
  17. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (1) 2012-10-06


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