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NBER Working Papers by Shang-Jin Wei

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March 2014One Fundamental and Two Taxes: When Does a Tobin Tax Reduce Financial Price Volatility?
with Yongheng Deng, Xin Liu, Shang-Jin Wei: w19974
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
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
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
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
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
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
April 2007Collateral Damage: Exchange Controls and International Trade
with Shang-Jin Wei, Zhiwei Zhang: w13020
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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