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China's Growing Role in World Trade
with Robert C. Feenstra, Shang-Jin Wei
Conference held August 3-4, 2007
Published in March 2010 by University of Chicago Press
© 2010 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

Working Papers and Chapters

June 2014Global Value Chains and Effective Exchange Rates at the Country-Sector Level
with Nikhil Patel, Zhi Wang, Shang-Jin Wei: w20236
March 2014One Fundamental and Two Taxes: When Does a Tobin Tax Reduce Financial Price Volatility?
with Yongheng Deng, Xin Liu, Shang-Jin Wei: w19974
February 2014The Misfortune of Non-financial Firms in a Financial Crisis: Disentangling Finance and Demand Shocks
with Hui Tong, Shang-Jin Wei
in Measuring Wealth and Financial Intermediation and Their Links to the Real Economy, Charles Hulten and Marshall Reinsdorf, editors
November 2013Quantifying International Production Sharing at the Bilateral and Sector Levels
with Zhi Wang, Shang-Jin Wei, Kunfu Zhu: w19677
The Economics of China: Successes and Challenges
with Shenggen Fan, Ravi Kanbur, Shang-Jin Wei, Xiaobo Zhang: w19648
August 2013Roads and the Real Exchange Rate
with Qingyuan Du, Shang-Jin Wei, Peichu Xie: w19291
June 2013On the Connections between Intra-temporal and Intertemporal Trades
with Jiandong Ju, Kang Shi, Shang-Jin Wei
in NBER International Seminar on Macroeconomics 2013, Richard Clarida, Gita Gopinath, and Lucrezia Reichlin, organizers
March 2013A Theory of the Competitive Saving Motive
with Qingyuan Du, Shang-Jin Wei: w18911
December 2012Trade Reforms and Current Account Imbalances: When Does the General Equilibrium Effect Overturn a Partial Equilibrium Intuition?
with Jiandong Ju, Kang Shi, Shang-Jin Wei: w18653
When Is There a Strong Transfer Risk from the Sovereigns to the Corporates? Property Rights Gaps and CDS Spreads
with Jennie Bai, Shang-Jin Wei: w18600
November 2012Tracing Value-added and Double Counting in Gross Exports
with Robert Koopman, Zhi Wang, Shang-Jin Wei: w18579
The Chinese Corporate Savings Puzzle: A Firm-level Cross-Country Perspective
with Tamim Bayoumi, Hui Tong, Shang-Jin Wei
in Capitalizing China, Joseph P. H. Fan and Randall Morck, editors
April 2012Status Competition and Housing Prices
with Shang-Jin Wei, Xiaobo Zhang, Yin Liu: w18000
December 2011Does Trade Globalization Induce or Inhibit Corporate Transparency? Unbundling the Growth Potential and Product Market Competition Channels
with Hui Tong, Shang-Jin Wei: w17631
October 2011On the Connections between Intertemporal and Intra-temporal Trades
with Jiandong Ju, Kang Shi, Shang-Jin Wei: w17549
Trade Liberalization and Embedded Institutional Reform: Evidence from Chinese Exporters
with Amit K. Khandelwal, Peter K. Schott, Shang-Jin Wei: w17524
August 2011From the Financial Crisis to the Real Economy: Using Firm-level Data to Identify Transmission Channels
with Stijn Claessens, Hui Tong, Shang-Jin Wei: w17360
June 2011From the Financial Crisis to the Real Economy: Using Firm-level Data to Identify Transmission Channels
with Stijn Claessens, Hui Tong, Shang-Jin Wei
in Global Financial Crisis, Charles Engel, Kristin Forbes, and Jeffrey Frankel, organizers
March 2011Firm Exports and Multinational Activity Under Credit Constraints
with Kalina Manova, Shang-Jin Wei, Zhiwei Zhang: w16905
February 2011Sex Ratios, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Growth in the People’s Republic of China
with Shang-Jin Wei, Xiaobo Zhang: w16800
A Darwinian Perspective on "Exchange Rate Undervaluation"
with Qingyuan Du, Shang-Jin Wei: w16788
October 2010The Chinese Corporate Savings Puzzle: A Firm-level Cross-country Perspective
with Tamim Bayoumi, Hui Tong, Shang-Jin Wei: w16432
September 2010Give Credit Where Credit Is Due: Tracing Value Added in Global Production Chains
with Robert Koopman, William Powers, Zhi Wang, Shang-Jin Wei: w16426
Does a Leapfrogging Growth Strategy Raise Growth Rate? Some International Evidence
with Zhi Wang, Shang-Jin Wei, Anna Wong: w16390
May 2010A Sexually Unbalanced Model of Current Account Imbalances
with Qingyuan Du, Shang-Jin Wei: w16000
March 2010Front matter, table of contents
with Robert C. Feenstra, Shang-Jin Wei
in China's Growing Role in World Trade, Robert C. Feenstra and Shang-Jin Wei, editors
Introduction to "China's Growing Role in World Trade"
with Robert C. Feenstra, Shang-Jin Wei
in China's Growing Role in World Trade, Robert C. Feenstra and Shang-Jin Wei, editors
What Accounts for the Rising Sophistication of China's Exports?
with Zhi Wang, Shang-Jin Wei
in China's Growing Role in World Trade, Robert C. Feenstra and Shang-Jin Wei, editors
List of Contributors, Indexes
with Robert C. Feenstra, Shang-Jin Wei
in China's Growing Role in World Trade, Robert C. Feenstra and Shang-Jin Wei, editors
January 2010The Role of Intermediaries in Facilitating Trade
with JaeBin Ahn, Amit K. Khandelwal, Shang-Jin Wei: w15706
August 2009The Composition Matters: Capital Inflows and Liquidity Crunch during a Global Economic Crisis
with Hui Tong, Shang-Jin Wei: w15207
June 2009The Competitive Saving Motive: Evidence from Rising Sex Ratios and Savings Rates in China
with Shang-Jin Wei, Xiaobo Zhang: w15093
May 2009Does Service Offshoring Lead to Job Losses? Evidence from the United States
with Mary Amiti, Shang-Jin Wei
in International Trade in Services and Intangibles in the Era of Globalization, Marshall Reinsdorf and Matthew J. Slaughter, editors
February 2009Introduction to “China’s Growing Role in World Trade”
with Robert C. Feenstra, Shang-Jin Wei: w14716
December 2008The Value of Making Commitments Externally: Evidence from WTO Accessions
with Man-Keung Tang, Shang-Jin Wei: w14582
October 2008A Faith-based Initiative: Does a Flexible Exchange Rate Regime Really Facilitate Current Account Adjustment?
with Menzie D. Chinn, Shang-Jin Wei: w14420
July 2008Real Effects of the Subprime Mortgage Crisis: Is it a Demand or a Finance Shock?
with Hui Tong, Shang-Jin Wei: w14205
June 2008How Much of Chinese Exports is Really Made In China? Assessing Domestic Value-Added When Processing Trade is Pervasive
with Robert Koopman, Zhi Wang, Shang-Jin Wei: w14109
May 2008Estimation of De Facto Exchange Rate Regimes: Synthesis of the Techniques for Inferring Flexibility and Basket Weights
with Jeffrey A. Frankel, Shang-Jin Wei: w14016
When Is Quality of Financial System a Source of Comparative Advantage?
with Jiandong Ju, Shang-Jin Wei: w13984
February 2008What Accounts for the Rising Sophistication of China's Exports?
with Zhi Wang, Shang-Jin Wei: w13771
January 2008How Does Corporate Governance Risk at Home Affect Investment Choices Abroad?
with Woochan Kim, Taeyoon Sung, Shang-Jin Wei: w13721
September 2007The Smuggling of Art, and the Art of Smuggling: Uncovering the Illicit Trade in Cultural Property and Antiques
with Raymond Fisman, Shang-Jin Wei: w13446
Current Account Adjustment: Some New Theory and Evidence
with Jiandong Ju, Shang-Jin Wei: w13388
June 2007Domestic Institutions and the Bypass Effect of Financial Globalization
with Jiandong Ju, Shang-Jin Wei: w13148
May 2007Assessing China's Exchange Rate Regime
with Jeffrey A. Frankel, Shang-Jin Wei: w13100
Das (Wasted) Kapital: Firm Ownership and Investment Efficiency in China
with David Dollar, Shang-Jin Wei: w13103
The Chinese Approach to Capital Inflows: Patterns and Possible Explanations
with Eswar Prasad, Shang-Jin Wei
in Capital Controls and Capital Flows in Emerging Economies: Policies, Practices and Consequences, Sebastian Edwards, editor
April 2007Collateral Damage: Exchange Controls and International Trade
with Shang-Jin Wei, Zhiwei Zhang: w13020
March 2007Financial Globalization, Growth and Volatility in Developing Countries
with Eswar S. Prasad, Kenneth Rogoff, Shang-Jin Wei, M. Ayhan Kose
in Globalization and Poverty, Ann Harrison, editor
January 2007Outsourcing Tariff Evasion: A New Explanation for Entrepot Trade
with Raymond Fisman, Peter Moustakerski, Shang-Jin Wei: w12818
November 2006Do External Interventions Work? The Case of Trade Reform Conditions in IMF Supported Programs
with Shang-Jin Wei, Zhiwei Zhang: w12667
A Solution to Two Paradoxes of International Capital Flows
with Jiandong Ju, Shang-Jin Wei: w12668
August 2006Financial Globalization: A Reappraisal
with M. Ayhan Kose, Eswar Prasad, Kenneth S. Rogoff, Shang-Jin Wei: w12484
January 2006Service Offshoring and Productivity: Evidence from the United States
with Mary Amiti, Shang-Jin Wei: w11926
May 2005The Chinese Approach to Capital Inflows: Patterns and Possible Explanations
with Eswar Prasad, Shang-Jin Wei: w11306
March 2005Pitfalls of a State-Dominated Financial System: The Case of China
with Genevieve Boyreau-Debray, Shang-Jin Wei: w11214
Slow Passthrough Around the World: A New Import for Developing Countries?
with Jeffrey A. Frankel, David C. Parsley, Shang-Jin Wei: w11199
December 2004Financial Globalization, Growth and Volatility in Developing Countries
with Eswar S. Prasad, Kenneth S. Rogoff, Shang-Jin Wei, M. Ayhan Kose: w10942
November 2004Managing Macroeconomic Crises
with Jeffrey A. Frankel, Shang-Jin Wei: w10907
October 2004Fear of Service Outsourcing: Is It Justified?
with Mary Amiti, Shang-Jin Wei: w10808
November 2003Monetary Policies for Developing Countries: The Role of Corruption
with Haizhou Huang, Shang-Jin Wei: w10093
A Prism into the PPP Puzzles: The Micro-foundations of Big Mac Real Exchange Rates
with David C. Parsley, Shang-Jin Wei: w10074
October 2003The WTO Promotes Trade, Strongly But Unevenly
with Arvind Subramanian, Shang-Jin Wei: w10024
March 2003Does Insider Trading Raise Market Volatility?
with Julan Du, Shang-Jin Wei: w9541
October 2002Transparency and International Investor Behavior
with R. Gaston Gelos, Shang-Jin Wei: w9260
January 2002Negative Alchemy? Corruption, Composition of Capital Flows, and Currency Crises
with Shang-Jin Wei, Yi Wu
in Preventing Currency Crises in Emerging Markets, Sebastian Edwards and Jeffrey A. Frankel, editors
November 2001Globalization and Inequality: Evidence from Within China
with Shang-Jin Wei, Yi Wu: w8611
October 2001Tax Rates and Tax Evasion: Evidence from "Missing Imports" in China
with Raymond Fisman, Shang-Jin Wei: w8551
September 2001Pollution Havens and Foreign Direct Investment: Dirty Secret or Popular Myth?
with Beata K. Smarzynska, Shang-Jin Wei: w8465
Limiting Currency Volatility to Stimulate Goods Market Integration: A Price Based Approach
with David C. Parsley, Shang-Jin Wei: w8468
March 2001Negative Alchemy? Corruption, Composition of Capital Flows, and Currency Crises
with Shang-Jin Wei, Yi Wu: w8187
October 2000Corruption and Composition of Foreign Direct Investment: Firm-Level Evidence
with Beata K. Smarzynska, Shang-Jin Wei: w7969
August 2000Explaining the Border Effect: The Role of Exchange Rate Variability, Shipping Costs, and Geography
with David C. Parsley, Shang-Jin Wei: w7836
June 2000Natural Openness and Good Government
w7765
Quality of Bureaucracy and Open-Economy Macro Policies
with Chong-En Bai, Shang-Jin Wei: w7766
January 2000Does Corruption Relieve Foreign Investors of the Burden of Taxes and Capital Controls?
in International Taxation and Multinational Activity, James R. Hines, Jr.
Why Does China Attract So Little Foreign Direct Investment?
in The Role of Foreign Direct Investment in East Asian Economic Development, NBER-EASE Volume 9, Takatoshi Ito and Anne O. Krueger, editors
May 1999Offshore Investment Funds: Monsters in Emerging Markets?
with Woochan Kim, Shang-Jin Wei: w7133
April 1999Does "Grease Money" Speed Up the Wheels of Commerce?
with Daniel Kaufmann, Shang-Jin Wei: w7093
February 1999Foreign Portfolio Investors Before and During a Crisis
with Woochan Kim, Shang-Jin Wei: w6968
September 1998Currency Hedging and Goods Trade
w6742
January 1998Regionalization of World Trade and Currencies: Economics and Politics
with Jeffrey A. Frankel, Shang-Jin Wei
in The Regionalization of the World Economy, Jeffrey A. Frankel, editor
Continental Trading Blocs: Are They Natural or Supernatural?
with Jeffrey A. Frankel, Ernesto Stein, Shang-Jin Wei
in The Regionalization of the World Economy, Jeffrey A. Frankel, editor
November 1997Why is Corruption So Much More Taxing Than Tax? Arbitrariness Kills
w6255
The Big Players in the Foreign Exchange Market: Do They Trade on Information or Noise?
with Shang-Jin Wei, Jungshik Kim: w6256
July 1997"The Bigger They Are, The Harder They Fall": How Price Differences Across U.S. Cities Are Arbitraged
with Paul G. J. O'Connell, Shang-Jin Wei: w6089
May 1997How Taxing is Corruption on International Investors?
w6030
January 1997Open versus Closed Trade Blocs
with Shang-Jin Wei, Jeffrey A. Frankel
in Regionalism versus Multilateral Trade Arrangements, NBER-EASE Volume 6, Takatoshi Ito and Anne O. Krueger, Eds.
July 1996Convergence to the Law of One Price Without Trade Barriers or Currency Fluctuations
with David C. Parsley, Shang-Jin Wei: w5654
April 1996Intra-National versus International Trade: How Stubborn are Nations in Global Integration?
w5531
January 1996Regional Trading Arrangement: Natural or Super-Natural?
with Jeffrey A. Frankel, Ernesto Stein, Shang-Jin Wei: w5431
Foreign Direct Investment in China: Sources and Consequences
in Financial Deregulation and Integration in East Asia, NBER-EASE Volume 5, Takatoshi Ito and Anne O. Krueger, Editors
September 1995Open Regionalism in a World of Continental Trade Blocs
with Shang-Jin Wei, Jeffrey A. Frankel: w5272
February 1995Purchasing Power Disparity During the Floating Rate Period: Exchange Rate Volatility, Trade Barriers and Other Culprits
with Shang-Jin Wei, David C. Parsley: w5032
January 1995The Open Door Policy and China’s Rapid Growth: Evidence from City-Level Data
in Growth Theories in Light of the East Asian Experience, NBER-EASE Volume 4, Takatoshi Ito and Anne O. Krueger, eds.
May 1994Anticipations of Foreign Exchange Volatility and Bid-Ask Spreads
w4737
Insignificant and Inconsequential Hysteresis: The Case of the U.S. Bilateral Trade
with David C. Parsley, Shang-Jin Wei: w4738
January 1994Yen Bloc or Dollar Bloc? Exchange Rate Policies of the East Asian Economies
with Jeffrey A. Frankel, Shang-Jin Wei
in Macroeconomic Linkage: Savings, Exchange Rates, and Capital Flows, NBER-EASE Volume 3, Takatoshi Ito and Anne O. Krueger, editors
December 1993Continental Trading Blocs: Are They Natural, or Super-Natural?
with Jeffrey A. Frankel, Ernesto Stein, Shang-Jin Wei: w4588
Open Door Policy and China's Rapid Growth: Evidence from City-level Data
w4602
April 1993Emerging Currency Blocs
with Jeffrey A. Frankel, Shang-Jin Wei: w4335
November 1991Are Option-Implied Forecasts of Exchange Rate Volatility Excessively Variable?
with Shang-Jin Wei, Jeffrey A. Frankel: w3910

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