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Nancy Qian

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NBER Working Papers and Publications

March 2017Migrants and the Making of America: The Short- and Long-Run Effects of Immigration during the Age of Mass Migration
with Sandra Sequeira, Nathan Nunn: w23289
January 2017Winter is Coming: The Long-Run Effects of Climate Change on Conflict, 1400-1900
with Murat Iyigun, Nathan Nunn: w23033
January 2016Life-Cycle Human Capital Accumulation Across Countries: Lessons From U.S. Immigrants
with David Lagakos, Benjamin Moll, Tommaso Porzio, Todd Schoellman: w21914
April 2015Making Democracy Work: Culture, Social Capital and Elections in China
with Gerard Padró i Miquel, Yiqing Xu, Yang Yao: w21058
January 2015The Fluidity of Race: “Passing” in the United States, 1880-1940
with Emily Nix: w20828
August 2014Making Progress on Foreign Aid
w20412

Published: Nancy Qian, 2015. "Making Progress on Foreign Aid," Annual Review of Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 7(1), pages 277-308, 08. citation courtesy of

May 2014The Determinants of Food-Aid Provisions to Africa and the Developing World
with Nathan Nunn
in African Successes, Volume IV: Sustainable Growth, Sebastian Edwards, Simon Johnson, and David N. Weil, editors
April 2014Aggregate Fertility and Household Savings: A General Equilibrium Analysis using Micro Data
with Abhijit Banerjee, Xin Meng, Tommaso Porzio: w20050
December 2013The Chinese Economic Experience, 1978 to Today
NBER Reporter 2013 number 4
Economic Transition and Private-Sector Labor Demand: Evidence from Urban China
with Lakshmi Iyer, Xin Meng, Xiaoxue Zhao: w19733
December 2012Social Fragmentation, Public Goods and Elections: Evidence from China
with Gerard Padro i Miquel, Yang Yao: w18633
Experience Matters: Human Capital and Development Accounting
with David Lagakos, Benjamin Moll, Tommaso Porzio, Todd Schoellman: w18602
May 2012Elections in China
with Monica Martinez-Bravo, Gerard Padró i Miquel, Yang Yao: w18101
March 2012On the Road: Access to Transportation Infrastructure and Economic Growth in China
with Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo: w17897
January 2012Aiding Conflict: The Impact of U.S. Food Aid on Civil War
with Nathan Nunn: w17794

Published: Nunn, Nathan, and Nancy Qian. 2014. "US Food Aid and Civil Conflict." American Economic Review, 104(6): 1630-66.

April 2011Do Local Elections in Non-Democracies Increase Accountability? Evidence from Rural China
with Monica Martinez-Bravo, Gerard Padró i Miquel, Yang Yao: w16948
December 2010The Determinants of Food Aid Provisions to Africa and the Developing World
with Nathan Nunn: w16610

Published: The Determinants of Food-Aid Provisions to Africa and the Developing World, Nathan Nunn, Nancy Qian. in African Successes, Volume IV: Sustainable Growth, Edwards, Johnson, and Weil. 2016

September 2010The Institutional Causes of China's Great Famine, 1959-61
with Xin Meng, Pierre Yared: w16361
February 2010Government Distortion in Independently Owned Media: Evidence from U.S. Cold War News Coverage of Human Rights
with David Yanagizawa-Drott: w15738

Published: Nancy Qian & David Yanagizawa-Drott, 2017. "Government Distortion in Independently Owned Media: Evidence from U.S. News Coverage of Human Rights," Journal of the European Economic Association, vol 15(2), pages 463-499.

July 2009The Potato's Contribution to Population and Urbanization: Evidence from an Historical Experiment
with Nathan Nunn: w15157

Published: "The Potato's Contribution to Population and Urbanization: Evidence From A Historical Experiment" Nathan Nunn and Nancy Qian Quarterly Journal of Economics (2011) 126 (2): 593-650. citation courtesy of

May 2009Quantity-Quality and the One Child Policy:The Only-Child Disadvantage in School Enrollment in Rural China
w14973
April 2009The Long Term Consequences of Famine on Survivors: Evidence from a Unique Natural Experiment using China's Great Famine
with Xin Meng: w14917
December 2008More Women Missing, Fewer Girls Dying: The Impact of Abortion on Sex Ratios at Birth and Excess Female Mortality in Taiwan
with Ming-Jen Lin, Jin-Tan Liu: w14541
 
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