Bigger Than You Thought: China's Contribution to Scientific Publications
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We thank participants in the following seminars and conferences for comments on the earlier stages of this paper: China Economic Seminar, Harvard University Department of Economics; Economics of Science and Engineering Workshop, Harvard University Department of Economics joint with the Harvard Business School; Meeting of the International Network on the Value of Health Research, Institute for Fiscal Studies, London; the ASSA-CES Special Session on Innovation, Entrepreneurship and the Chinese Economy, Philadelphia; The Chinese Socio-Economic Development Symposium, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences; Empirical Social Science Forum, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi’an; and the Conference on New Aspects of Statistics, Financial Econometrics, and Data Science, Stevanovich Center of the University of Chicago. Financial support from the China Scholarship Council funded the Research Fellowship of Qingnan Xie at the Labor and Worklife Program from 2016-2018. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.