Xin Meng 孟昕
Research School of Economics 经济研究院
ANU College of Business and Economics 商业-经济学院
The Australian National University 澳大利亚国立大学
My research to date consists of following main themes:
- Important issues related to the Chinese labour market during the transition process, including
the impact of economic transition on income distribution, the impact of labour market rigidity on economic development in China, and
- Wellbeing of the Chinese households during
the economic transition, topics including poverty, nutrition intake,
consumption, health, education.
- Ageing and pension reform in China.
- The influence of institutions and culture
on gender discrimination in China, Taiwan, Australia,
- Economic assimilation of immigrants.
- Economic implications of major
catastrophes, such as the impact of the Chinese famine and the Cultural
Revolution on life time earnings and welfare of individuals and families.
Rural-Urban Migration in China and Indonesia
Go to http://rse.anu.edu.au/rumici/
for detailed information about RUMiCI project.
Working Paper Version of My Research Papers:
Meng, X., “Are rural migrants outsiders in urban
X. and Gregory, R. G., “The impact of interrupted education on earnings: the
educational cost of the Chinese Cultural Revolution”.
Meng, X., and Vaithianathan, R., “Selection and stunting effects of famine:
Case study of the Great Chinese Famine”.
Meng, X. and Ryan,
J., “Evaluating food for school program in Bangladesh”.
Giles, J., and Meng, X., “How well
do children insure parents against low retirement income? Evidence from urban
Meng, X., and Yeo,
C., “Ageing and health-care expenditure in urban China”
Meng, X., and Meurs, D., “Intermarriage, language, and economic
assimilation process: A case study of France”.
Y., Gregory, R. G., and Meng, X., “Impact of the guest worker system on poverty
and wellbeing of migrant workers in urban China”
and Qian, N., “The Causes of Cross-Sectional Inequity in Exposure to China’s
Great Famine and Its Long Run Health and Economic Consequences on Survivors”
Meng, X. and Bai,
N., “How Much Have the Wages of Unskilled Workers in China Increased?
Data from Seven Factories in Guangdong, 2000-2004”
Meng, X. and Luo, C., “What Determines Living
Arrangements of the Elderly in Urban China”
Gong, C. and Meng,
X., “Regional price differences in urban China 1986-2001: Estimation and
Golley, J., Meagher, D., and Meng, X., 2008,
“Chinese urban household energy requirements and CO2 emissions”
Frijters, P., Liu, A., and Meng, X., “Are
optimistic expectations keeping the Chinese happy?”
Gong, C., Leigh,
A., and Meng, X., “Intergenerational income mobility in urban China”
Golley, J. and Meng, X., “Has China run out of
Meng, X. and Zhang, D., “Labour
market impact of large scale internal migration on Chinese urban ‘native’
Frijters, P., Kong, S., and Meng,
X., “Migrant entrepreneurs and credit constraints under labour
Cameron, L., Erkal, N. Gangadharan, L, and Meng,
X., “Little emperors—Behavioural impacts of China’s
Meng, X., “Impact of economic reform on
labor market outcomes in China”
Meng, X., “Rural-urban migration in China”
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