Yang yao


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Dean and Professor, National School of Development(NSD), Peking University 

Yang Yao is a professor at the China Center for Economic Research (CCER) and the National School of Development (NSD), Peking University. He currently serves as the director of CCER and the dean of NSD. He is a member of the China Finance 40 Forum. His research interests include economic transition and development in China. He has published more than hundred research papers in international and domestic journals as well as several books on institutional economics and economic development in China. He is also a prolific writer for magazines and newspapers, including the Financial Times and the Project Syndicate.
 
Dr. Yao was awarded the 2008 and 2014 Sun Yefang Award in Economic Science, the 2008 and 2010 Pu Shan Award in International Economics and the 2008 Zhang Peigang Award in Development Economics, and was named the Best Teacher by the Peking University Student Union in 2006.

Dr Yao obtained a BS in geography in 1986 and an MS in economics in 1989, both from Peking University, and his PhD in development economics from the department of agricultural and applied economics at the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 1996.


EDUCATION
B.S. of  Geography, Beijing University, 1986.
Major: Economic Geography.
Thesis: A Study of the Geographical Causes of an Endemic Disease in Southern Ninxia.
M.S. of Economics, Beijing University, 1989.
Major: Economic Development.
Major Professor:  Justin Yifu Lin.
Thesis: Surplus Labor in Chinese Agriculture: Theory and Reality.
Ph.D., Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1996.
 Major: Economic Development.
Major Professor: Michael R. Carter.
Dissertation: Three Essays on the Implications of Market and Institutional Imperfections in Rural China.

REARCH INTERESTS
Economic development and institutional change in China.
 
WORK EXPERIENCE

Dean, The National School of Development, Peking University, Beijing China.  November 2012 –.
Director, China Center for Economic Research, Peking University, Beijing China. January 2010 –.
Deputy Dean, The National School of Development, Peking University, Beijing China. October 2008 –November 2012.
Deputy Director, China Center for Economic Research, Peking University, Beijing China. November 2003 – January 2010.
Director, Management Committee, Institute for Social Science Survey. November 2006 – 2011.
Professor, China Center for Economic Research, Beijing University, Beijing China. August 2002 –.
Associate Professor, China Center for Economic Research, Beijing University, Beijing China. July 1999 – December 2002.
Assistant Professor, China Center for Economic Research, Beijing University, Beijing China. January 1997 to June 1999.

Visiting Professor, Aichi University, Nagoya, Japan, July 7 – July 28, 2012.
Visiting Professor, Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, January 2012 – March 2012.
Visiting International Professor, School of Business, University of Wisconsin-Madison, September 2011 – January 2012.
Visiting Scholar, Department of East Asian Studies, New York University, January – March 2009.
Visiting Scholar, Department of Sociology, Cornell University, August 2007 – January 2008.
Visiting Professor, Center for International Development, Stanford University, July – September 2003.
Visiting Professor, Graduate School of International Relations, International University of Japan, April – June 2002.
Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, January - June 2000.
Management Assistant, Xi'an Electric Manufacturing Corporation, Xi’an, China. August 1989 to August 1991.

COURSES TAUGHT
Advanced Microeconomics, CCER, spring 1997, fall 1997, spring 1998, spring 1999, fall 2001; Graduate School, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, spring 1997.
Chinese Economy, UW-Madison, spring 2000, fall 2011; Peking University Cambridge China Study program, 2004, 2005; BiMBA 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011; EAS, NYU, 2009; CCER Ph.D. program, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011; CCER double major program, 2008, 2009, 2010.
Development Economics, CCER undergraduate double major, spring 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009; CCER master and Ph.D. programs, fall 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006; International University of Japan, spring 2002.
Evolutionary Game Theory and Institutional Analysis, CCER, spring 2003, 2005, 2006.
Managerial Economics, BiMBA, fall 2002, fall 2003.
Agricultural Economics, International University of Japan, spring 2002.
Law and Economics, double major, CCER and graduate program, Law School, spring 2001 (with ZHAO, Xiaoli of Law School).
Business Mathematics, BiMBA in CCER, fall 1999, 2000.
MIS and Introduction to Computer, BiMBA in CCER, fall 1998.

REFEREES
American Economic Review, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Economic Development and Cultural Change, Economic Journal, Economics of Transition, Journal of Comparative Economics, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Theoretical and Institutional Economics, Urban studies, China Social Science Foundation (2002), China Development Research Foundation (2001, 2003), Economic & Social Research Council, Great Britain (2000), 1999 National Soft Science Research Grants Competition (1999)

HONORS AND FELLOWSHIPS
The State Council “Government Special Stipends”, March 2011.
The Second (2010) Pushan Award, the Chinese Association of International Economics.
2010 MoE Post-stage Supports, Major Project Award.
2010 Beijing Municipal Awards in Humanities and Social Sciences, first prize.
2010 (16th ) An Zijie Award in Research in International Trade  (second prize).
2009 MoE Research Award (Second Prize for books).
2009 Sun Yefang Economic Award.
First Prize for Books, 2008 (The Second) Zhang Peigang Development Economics Award, Zhang Peigang Foundation, December 2008.
Highest Prize, 2008 (The First) Pushan Award, the Chinese Association of International Economics, November 2008.
2008 China Young Leader, Nanfang Renwu Zhoukan, May 2008.
“Best Advisor”, the Fifteenth “Challenge Cup” --- May Fourth Young Scientific Competition, Peking University, 2007.
First Prize, “Reforms, Public Services and Poverty”, (with Yan Shen) the 8th GDN conference, January 15, 2007, Beijing.
Fellow, India-China Institute, The New School, 2006-2008.
The Reward of Rural Development Studies, 2006.
Best Teaching Award, Peking University, 2006.
Best Teacher, Student Union, Peking University, 2006.
Yang Fuqing-Wang Yangyuan Teaching Award (Best), Peking University, 2005.
The New Century Scholars Plan, 2005
Second Prize, The Eighth Paper Awards in Humanities and Social Sciences, Beijing University, 2001.
The New Century 100 Scholars Project, 2001-05, Beijing municipal government.
Second Prize, The Seventh Paper Awards in Humanities and Social Sciences, Beijing University, 1999.
Hou Yingtong Young Faculty Research Fellowship, $7,500, Ministry of Education, January 2000.
Robert S. McNamara Scholarship, $7,500, World Bank, May 2000.
Exchange Scholarship, $10,000, Committee on Scholarly Communication with China, 2000.
Returning Scholarship, $25,000, the Ford Foundation, 1997 - 1998.
Gamma Sigma Delta, The International Honor Society of Agriculture, admitted 1995.
MEO Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison, $4500, spring semester, 1995.
Sun Ya-shan Midwest Fellowship, $2000, 1995.
The “May Fourth” Scientific Treatise Award, Beijing University, 1985.

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS AND AFFILIATIONS

Member, The CF40. 2011-.
Organizer, the US-China Economic Dialogue (January and June each year since 2010)
Organizer, Views from Chinese Economists (New York Stock Exchange, January each year since 2010).
Member, Academic Committee, Social Science Division, Peking University, 2005 –
Member, The Sixth Degree Committee, the Graduate School of PBOC, 2010  –
Senior Fellow, Center for the Study of Economy and Society, Cornell University, 2008 –
Research Fellow, Unirule Institute, Beijing, China, 1998 –

Editor, China Economic Quarterly, April 2001 –
Associate editor, Agricultural Economics, 2007 –
Editorial Board, China Economic Journal, China Journal of Finance, Fudan Economic Papers, Journal of Rural Cooperatives, Public Policy Review, World Development

Development Economics Sub-society, the Chinese Society for Foreign Economic Thought, 2006 – (Academic Committee, 2006 -; Vice Chairman, 2007-)
Chinese Economist Society, 1993 –  (Board of Directors, 1998 – 1999; Publication Committee, 2004 - )
American Economic Society, 1997 –
International Society of Comparative Economics, 2003 –
The Royal Economic Society, 2006 –

LANGUAGES
Chinese (native), English (fluent).

ENGLISH PUBLICATIONS
Books
He-mou Wu and Yang Yao (editors). China’s Economic Reform and Growth, London: Routledge, 2010.
Yao, Yang. Economic Reform and Institutional Innovation. Gale Asia/Cengage Learning, 2009.
Yan Shen and Yang Yao. CSR and Competitiveness in China. Foreign Languages Press, 2009.
Yang Yao and Linda Yueh (editors), Globalization and Economic Growth in China. World Scientific, 2006.
Garnaut, Ross, Ligang Song, Stoyan Tenev, and Yang Yao. Ownership Transformation in China. The World Bank, 2005.
Garnaut, Ross, Ligang Song, Yang Yao and Xiaolu Wang. China’s Private enterprise. Canberra: Asia Pacific Press, 2001.

Refereed Journal Articles
Yao, Yang, and Ninghua Zhong. “Unions and Workers' Welfare in Chinese Firms.” Journal of Labor Economics, forthcoming.
Gan, Li, Lixin Colin Xu, and Yang Yao. 2012. "Risk Sharing and Local Elections: Evidence from Chinese Villages," Economics of Transition, 20(3): 521-547.
Yang, Xi, and Yang Yao. “Environmental Compliance and Firm Performance: Evidence from China.” Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2012, Vol. 74, No.3: 397-424.
Mao, Rui, and Yang Yao. “Structural Change in an Open Economy.” Pacific Economic Review, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 1: 29-56.
Knight, John, Yang Yao, and Linda Yueh. "Economic Growth in China: Productivity and Policy.” Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2011, Vol. 73, No.6: 719-721.
Chen, Binkai, and Yang Yao. “The Cursed Virtue: Government Infrastructural Investment and Household Consumption in Chinese Provinces.” Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2011, Vol. 73, No. 6:856-877.
Yao, Yang. “The Relationship between China’s Export-led Growth and Its Double Transition of Demographic Change and Industrialization.” Asian Economic Papers, Summer 2011, Vol. 10, No. 2: 52-76.
Yao, Yang. “A Chinese Way of Democratization?” China: An International Journal, September 2010,  Vol. 8, No. 2: 330-345.
Yao, Yang, and Ke Zhang. “Has China Passed the Lewis Turning Point? A Structural Estimation Based on Provincial Data.” China Economic Journal, 2010, Vol. 3, No. 2: 155-162.
Huang, Lingwen, and Yang Yao. “Impacts of Privatization on Employment: Evidence from China.” Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies, 2010, Vol. 8, No. 2: 133-156.
Sun, Ang, and Yang Yao. “Health Shocks and Children’s School Attainments in Rural China.” Economics of Education Review, 2010, Vol. 29, No. 3: 375-382.
Yao, Yang and Miaojie Yu. “Labour, Demography, and the Export-oriented Growth Model in China.” Journal of Comparative Economic Studies, Vol. 5, December 2009: 61-78.
Yang, Rudai, Yang Yao, and Ye Zhang. “Technological Structure and Its Upgrading in China’s Exports.” China Economic Journal, 2009, Vol. 2, No. 1: 55-71.
Yao, Yang, and Linda Yueh. “Law, Finance, and Economic Growth in China.” World Development, 2009, Vol. 37, No. 4: 753-762.
Lu, Susan Feng, and Yang Yao. “The Effectiveness of Law, Financial Development, and Economic Growth in an Economy of Financial Repression:Evidence from China.” World Development, 2009, Vol. 37, No. 4: 763-777.
Shen, Yan, and Yang Yao. “Does Grassroots Democracy Reduce Income Inequality in China?” Journal of Public Economics, 2008, Vol. 92, Issues 10, 11: 2182-2198.
Yao, Yang, and Dongya Zheng. “Externalities and the Development of Heavy Industry.” Frontier of Economics in China, 2007, 2(4): 467-489.
Wang, Shuna and Yang Yao. “Grassroots Democracy and Local Governance: Evidence from Rural China.” World Development, 2007, Vol. 29, No. 10: 1635-1649.
Yao, Yang. “Village Elections, Accountability, and Income Distribution in Rural China.” China & World Economy, 2006, Vol. 14, No. 6: 20-38.
Bromley, Daniel, and Yang Yao. “Understanding China’s Economic Transformation: Are There Lessons for the Developing World?” World Economics, April–June 2006, 7(2): 73-96.
Gao, Mengtao, and Yang Yao. “Gender Gaps in Access to Healthcare in Rural China.” Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2006, Vol. 55(1): 87-107..
Garnaut, Ross, Ligang Song, and Yang Yao. “Impact and Significance of State-Owned Enterprise Restructuring in China.” China Journal, January 2006, Issue 55: 35-66.
Song, Ligang and Yang Yao. “Impacts of Privatization on Firm Performance in China.” Social Sciences in China, January 2006.
Yao, Yang. “Chinese Privatization: Causes and Outcomes.” China and World Economy, 2004, Vol. 13(1): 66-80.
Guo, Kai and Yang Yao. “Causes of Privatization in China: Testing Several Hypotheses.” Economics of Transition, 2005, Vol. 13(2): 211-238 (lead paper).
Yao, Yang. “Land Tenure Choice in Chinese Villages: The Rational versus the Political Model.” Land Economics, 2004, 80(4): 477-488 (lead paper).
Yao, Yang. “Political Process and Efficient Institutional Change.” Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 2004, 160(3): 439-453.
Rong, Zhao and Yang Yao. “Public Service Provision and the Demand for Electric Appliances in Rural China.” China Economic Review, 2003, 14(2): 131-141.
Carter, Michael and Yang Yao. “Local versus Global Tests of Separability in Agricultural Household Models: The Factor Price Equalization Effect of Land Transfer Rights.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2002, 84(3): 702-715.
Li, Jing and Yang Yao. “Egalitarian Land Distribution and Labor Migration in Rural China.” Land Reform, Land Settlement and Cooperatives, FAO, 2002(1): 80-91.
Wang, Yueping and Yang Yao. “Market Reforms, Technological Capabilities and the Performance of Small Enterprises in China.” Small Business Economics, Vol. 18(2002), Nos. 1-3: 197-211.
Yao, Yang. "The Development of the Land Lease Market in Rural China." Land Economics, Vol. 76(2000): 252-266.
Yao, Yang. “Rural Industry and Labor Market Integration in Eastern China.” Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 59(1999): 463-496.
Gao, Shanwen and Yang Yao. "Implementation of Socially Optimal Outcomes in the Process of Dissolving Public Enterprises in China." China Economic Review, Vol. 10 (1999): 41-58.
Deininger, K., B. Davis, Y. Yao, and P. Olinto. “Land Markets and Land Reform under Multiple Market Imperfections.”  American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1998, Vol. 80 (5): 1160-1160.
Liu, Shouying, Michael Carter, and Yang Yao. “Dimensions and Diversity of Property Rights in Rural China: Dilemmas on the Road to Further Reform.” World Development. 1998, Vol 26(10): 1789-1806.

Invited Articles
Yao, Yang. “Beijing Consensus or Washington Consensus: What Explains China’s Economic Success?”Development Outreach, April 2011: 26-30.
Yao, Yang. Book review for Productivity, Efficiency and Economic Growth in China by Yanrui Wu. The China Journal, 63 (January 2010): 227-228.
Yao, Yang. “Establishing a Chinese Theory of Social Justice.” Contemporary Chinese Thought, Vol. 38, No. 1 (Fall 2006): 15-51. (translated from Chinese by David Kelly)
Yao, Yang. “Introduction to Examining China – Social Justice and Reality in the Transitional Era.” Contemporary Chinese Thought, Vol. 38, No. 1 (Fall 2006): 60-67. (translated from Chinese by David Kelly)
Yao, Yang. Book review for China’s Retreat from Equality: Income Distribution and Economic Transition by Carl Riskin, Zhao Renwei, and Li Shi. Journal of Asian Business, 2005, Vol. 21 (1): 75-76.
Yao, Yang. "Building Support for Policy Change by Improving Governance in China: The Case of Shunde." Transition Newsletter, 2002, Vol. 12(2): 13-15.
Carter, Michael and Yang Yao. "Specialization without Regret --- Transfer Rights, Agricultural Productivity, and Investment in an Industrializing Economy." World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 2202, October 1999.

Other publications
Yao, Yang. “The First Big Test for China’s New Leaders.” Financial Times, The A-List, November 14, 2012.
Yao, Yang. “Another QE is a bad idea for US.” China Daily, page 9, September 12, 2012.
Yao, Yang. “Why I Remain Bullish about China’s Growth?” Financial Times, The A-List, July 2, 2012. http://blogs.ft.com/the-a-list/2012/07/02/why-i-remain-bullish-about-chinas-growth/.
Yao, Yang. “A New Form of Colonialism?” East Asia Forum, Vol. 4, No. 2, (April-June 2012).
Yao, Yang. “The Chinese Economy in Transition.” G20, The Mexico Summit, The Munk School of Global Affairs, June 2012.
Yao, Yang. “Bo Purge Shows Reform Is Back on Beijing’s Agenda.” Financial Times, The A-List, March 20, 2012. http://blogs.ft.com/the-a-list/2012/03/20/bo-purge-shows-reform-is-back-on-beijings-agenda/.
Yao, Yang. “Weak Global Demand Should be a Wake-up Call for China.” Financial Times, The A-List, October 20, 2011. http://blogs.ft.com/the-a-list/2011/10/20/weak-global-demand-should-be-a-wake-up-call-for-china/#axzz1bMxxs61V.
Yao, Yang. “America's Currency War against Beijing Will Backfire.” Financial Times, op-ed section, October 7, 2011. Also in The A-List http://blogs.ft.com/the-a-list/2011/10/06/america-and-china-both-lose-in-a-trade-war/#axzz1a6hJeJSZ: “America and China both Lose in a Trade War.”
Yao, Yang. “Don’t Expect China to Ride to the Euro’s Rescue.” Financial Times, op-ed section, September 21, 2011. Also in The A-List http://blogs.ft.com/the-a-list/2011/09/20/don%E2%80%99t-expect-china-to-ride-to-the-rescue/#axzz1ZDBChjRH.
Yao, Yang. “It will be a While before the Renminbi Rules.” Letter to the editor on Arvind Subramanian’s op-ed “Coming Soon: When the Renminbi Rules the World.” Financial Times, September 14, 2011.
Yao, Yang. “Obama Paying for His Presidency.” China Daily, August 1, 2011, Section 9.
Yao, Yang. “From Production-oriented to Welfare-oriented Government.” East Asia Forum Quarterly, April-June, 2011, p. 6.
Yao, Yang. “Serious, but Not Devastating.” New York Times, Room for Debate, the Opinion Page, at http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2011/07/06/chinas-debt-monster/chinas-debt-is-serious-but-not-devastating, July 6, 2011.
Yao, Yang. “China’s Current Account Surplus and Inflation.” East Asian Forum, March 27, 2011, at http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2011/03/27/china-current-account-surplus-and-inflation/.
Yao, Yang. “Beijing’s Motives Are Often just Pragmatic.” Financial Times, February 11, 2011.
Yao, Yang. “The Real Economy, Not the Yuan, Stupid!” China Daily, January 17, 2011, Section 9.
Yao, Yang. “Fiscal policy can be more effective.” Response to the question: Was the Fed right to do QE2? The Economist, http://www.economist.com/economics/by-invitation/guest-contributions/fiscal_policy_can_be_more_effective.
Yao, Yang. “China Can Afford to Stand Firm in Seoul.” Financial Times, November 9, 2010.
Yao, Yang. “There is a Mutual Dependence.” Response to the question: Is the world too dependent on the Chinese economy? The Economist, http://www.economist.com/economics/by-invitation/guest-contributions/there_mutal_dependence.
Yao, Yang. “The dollar should cede ground to other reserve currencies.” Response to the question: What should replace Bretton Woods 2? The Economist, http://www.economist.com/economics/by-invitation/guest-contributions/dollar_should_cede_ground_other_reserve_currencies.
Yao, Yang. “For a More Flexible Currency.” China Daily, September 16, 2010, Section 9.
Yao, Yang. “‘Smart Power’ is What China Needs.” China Daily, August 2, 2010, Section 9 (Debate: Forex Reserves, with Joseph Nye).
Yao, Yang. “No, the Lewisian turning point has not yet arrived.” Response to the question: Is the era of cheap Chinese labour over? The Economist http://www.economist.com/economics/by-invitation/guest-contributions/no_lewisian_turning_point_has_not_yet_arrived, July 20, 2010.
Yao, Yang. “Authoritarianism Not Key to China’s Economic Success.” Global Times, Section 9, June 22, 2010. Also in East Asia Forum, http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2011/11/20/authoritarianism-not-key-to-china-s-economic-success/, November 20, 2011.
Yao, Yang. “Yes, for Its Own Reasons.” Response to the question: Should China allow the yuan to rise? The Economist http://www.economist.com/economics/by-invitation/guest-contributions/yes_its_own_reasons, June 14, 2010.
Yao, Yang. “Renminbi Adjustment Will Not Cure Trade Imbalance.” Financial Times, Section 9, April 13, 2010.
Yao, Yang. “China’s Growing Pains, Globalisation and Adjustment.” East Asia Forum, April 12, 2010.
Yao, Yang. “The US Won´t Fire Its Label Gun.” China Daily, Section 8, April 8, 2010.
Yao, Yang. “A Question of Balance.” The Times of India, March 17, 2010.
Yao, Yang. “Temper Government Ties with Economy.” China Daily, Section 8, February 2, 2010.
Yao, Yang. The Economist debate on China’s involvement in Africa: http://www.economist.com/debate/days/view/468. February 18, 2010.
Yao, Yang. “The End of Beijing Consensus --- Can China’s Model of Authoritarian Growth Survive?” Foreign Affairs, Online version. Febuary 2, 2010. http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/65947/the-end-of-the-beijing-consensus
Yao, Yang. “Ending History of Hukou.” China Daily, Section 8, December 16, 2009.
Yao, Yang. “How to Handle Global Economic Imbalances?” China Daily, Section 8, November 6, 2009.
Yao, Yang. “China’s Trade Surplus Isn’t Going Away Soon.” Forbes Online, September 28, 2009. http://www.forbes.com/2009/09/25/trade-surplus-labor-china-leadership-yao.html.
Yao, Yang. “Are Global Imbalances Curable?” The Globalist, September 25, 26, 2009. http://www.theglobalist.com/StoryId.aspx?StoryId=8023.
Yao, Yang. “Key to Reform Financial System.” China Daily, Section 8, August 27, 2009.

Project Syndicate articles:
Yao, Yang. “China’s Crippled Financial Sector.” October, 2011.
Yao, Yang. “China’s $3.2 Trillion Headache.” August 2011.
Yao, Yang. “China Should Import Inflation.” July 2011 (26 publications in 7 languages).
Yao, Yang. “The Size of the Chinese Economy.” June 2011
Yao, Yang. “China’s Inflationary Pressures.” March 2011

CHINESE PUBLICATIONS
Books and Translations
Yao, Yang. Global Implications of the Chinese Experience, PKU Press, January 2011.
Yao, Yang. Between the Study and the Reality, PKU Press, January 2011.
Yao, Yang. Economic Reform as Institutional Innovation. Gezhi Press, December 2008. First prize, 2010 Beijing Municipal Awards in Humanities and Social Sciences.
Yao, Yang (Tanslator). Sufficient Reason, Daniel Bromley, Shanghai Renmin Press, August 2008.
Yao, Yang, and Mengtao Gao  (editors). Health, Governance, and Rural Development, Peking University Press, 2007. (2009 MoE Book Awards, second prize.)
Huang, Ping, Yang Yao, and Yuhai Han, Our Time, Central Translation and Achieve Press, September 2006.
Gu, Xin, Mengtao Gao, and Yang Yao. China’s Health Care Reforms: A Pathological Analysis, Social Sciences Academic Press, January 2006.
Justin Yifu Lin and Yang Yao (editors). The China Miracle: Reconsiderations and Perspectives, Peking University Press, 2005.
Wang, Dingding, Sen Wei, and Yang Yao. A Three-person Dialogue on Institutional Economics, Peking University Press, April 2005.
Yao, Yang, Land, Institution, and Agricultural Development. Peking University Press, 2004 (First Prize for Books, 2008 Zhang Peigang Development Economics Award)
Yao, Yang (editor). Equity and Social Justice in Transitional China. Renmin University Press, 2004.
Yao, Yang. Institutions and Efficiency --- A Dialogue with Douglas North, Sichuan Renmin Press, October 2002.
Yao, Yang. Liberty, Justice and Institutional Change, Henan Renmin Press, February 2002.
Liu, Yigao, Xiaoyi Wang and Yang Yao. The Economic and Social Dynamics of the Chinese Village, Hebei Renmin Press, January 2002.
Yao, Yang (Translator). Game Theory, Drew Fudenberg and Jean Tirole, Renmin University Press, 2002.
Yao, Yang (Translator). Games and Information, Eric Rasmusen, Beijing University Press, 2003.
Yang Yao, Yuqing Xing, and Pingyao Lai  (Translators). An Economic Theory of Democracy, Shanghai Renmin Press, October 2005.

Journal Articles
Wang, Min, and Yang Yao. “Reforming the Financial System as a Way to Rebalance the Economy.” The State Council Research Office Decision Consultancy (juece cankao) 2012, No. 8, March 8, 2012.
Guo, Yunnan, Yang Yao, and Jeremy Foltz. “Formal and Informal Authorities, Accountability and Consumption Smoothing: Empirical Evidence from Chinese Villages.” Management World (Guanli Shijie), 2012, No.1: 67-78.
Yao, Yang. “The Production Government.” Journal of Theoretical Exploration (Lilun Xuekan), 2011, No. 8.
Yao, Yang. “Social Equality, the Disinterested Government and Economic Growth in China.” Jingji Yanjiu (Economic Research Journal), 2011, No.1: 4-17.
Yao, Yang. “Authoritarian Government or Disinterested Government?” Twenty-first Century, October 2010: 97-100.
Xu, Jianwei, and Yang Yao. “The New International Division of Labor, Financial Integration, and Global Imbalances.” Shijie Jingji (The Journal of World Economy), 2010, No. 3: 1-30. (Lead paper)
Yao, Yang. “The Implications of the Chinese Experience to the World.” Guoji jingji pinglun (International Economic Review), 2010, No. 1: 7-18. (Lead paper)
Yao, Yang, and Miaojie Yu. “Labor, Demography, and the Export-oriented Growth Model in China.” Jinrong Yanjiu (Journal of Financial Research), 2009, No. 9: 1-13.
Yao, Yang. “The Disinterested Government: An Explanation of China’s Economic Success in the Transitional Period.” Jingji pinglun (Economic Review), 2009, No. 3: 5-13.
Wang, Zetian, and Yang Yao. “Structural Change and the Balassa-Samuelson Effect.” Shijie jingji (The Journal of World Economy), 2009, No. 4: 38-49. Second (2010)Pushan Award.
He, Daxing, and Yang Yao. “Equality and the Disinterested Government: An Interpretation for China’s Economic Growth in the Last 30 Years.” Shijie jingji wenhui (World Economic Papers), 2009, No. 1: 103-120.
Wang, Zetian, and Yang Yao. “An Estimation of the Equilibrium Exchange Rate of RMB.” Jingrong yanjiu (Journal of Financial Research), 2008, No. 12: 22-36.
Yao, Yang. “Is There a China Model?” Luye (Green Leafs), also in Shehui zhuyi jingji lilun yu shijian (Theory and Practice in Socialist Economy), 2008, No. 10: 14-20.
Yao, Yang, and Ninghua Zhong. “Do Unions Improve Workers’ Welfare: Evidence from 12 Chinese Cities.” Shijie Jingji Wenhui (World Economic Papers), 2008, No.5: 5-29.
Yao, Yang. “Ideology and Institutional Change: A Case of SOE Privatization in China.” Jianghai Xuekan (Jianghai Academic Journal), 2008, No. 5: 78-86.
Yang, Rudai, and Yang Yao. “Limited Catch-up and Economic Growth.” Jingji Yanjiu (Economic Research Journal), 2008, Vol. 43, No.8: 29-41.
Yao, Yang. “The Disinterested Government and the China Miracle.” Ershiyi Shiji Pinglun (Twenty-first Century Review), Hong Kong,  2008, No. 6: 15-25.
Yao, Yang, and Dongya Zheng. “Heavy Industry and Economic Development: The Chinese Planning Economy Revisited.” Jingji Yanjiu (Economic Research Journal), 2008, Vol. 43, No. 4: 26-40.
Yao, Yang, and Ye Zhang. “Measuring the Domestic Technological Contents of China’s Exports: Evidence from Jiangsu and Guangdong Provinces and China as a Whole.” Zhongguo Shehui Kexue (Social Sciences in China), 2008, No. 2: 67-82. Best Paper, 2008 Pushan Award; 2009 Sun Yefang Awards for Economic Science.
Yao, Yang, and Linfeng Zhang. “The Competitiveness and Technological Progress of Chinese Exporting Firms.” Shijie Jingji (The Journal of World Economy), Vol. 31, No. 3 (March 2008): 3-11.
Yao, Yang, and Yinzhao Gao. “A Study of the Appraisal Indexes for Financial Centers.” Jinrong Luntan (Finance Forum), 2007, No. 5: 3-8.
Yao, Yang. “Transformation of the Government and the Reconstruction of the Rural Communities.” Ershiyi Shiji (The Twenty-first Century), 2007, No. 2.
Yao, Yang, and Dongya Zheng. “Externalities and Heavy-Industrial Development.” Nankai Jingji Yanjiu (Nankai Economic Research), 2007, No.2: 3-19. Reprinted in Industrial Economy (Lead paper), 2007.8, Information Center for Social Sciences, Renmin University.
Yao, Yang. “The New Countryside Reconstruction and the Change of Rural Development Strategy.” Xuexi yu Tansuo (Study and Exploration), 2007, No. 2: 140-146.
Gan, Li, Lixin Xu, and Yang Yao. “Village Governance, Finance, and Consumption Smoothing: Evidence from 49 Villages of 8 Provinces.” Zhongguo Nongcun Guancha (China Rural Survey), 2007, No.2: 2-13.
Huang, Lingwen, and Yang Yao. “The Impact of SOE Reform on Employment: Evidence from 11 Cities.” Jingji Yanjiu (Economic Research Journal), 2007, Vol. 42, No.3: 57-69.
Wang, Shuna, and Yang Yao. “Grassroots Democracy and Local Governance: Evidence from 48 Villages.” Beijing Daxue Xuebao: Zhexue Shehui Kexue Ban  (The Journal of Peking University: Philosophy & Social Sciences), 2007, Vol. 44, No.2: 121-130.
Gao, Mengtao, and Yang Yao. “Which Is the Main Reason for Income Inequality in Rural China: Physical Assets or Human Capital?” Jingji Yanjiu (Economic Research Journal), 2006, Vol. 41, No.12: 71-80.
Yao, Yang. “The State and the Reconstruction of the Rural Society.” Ershiyi Shiji Pinglun (Twenty-first Century Review), Hong Kong.
Yao, Yang and Mengtao Gao. “Grassroots Democracy Benefits the Poor.” Zhongguo Shehui Zhengce (Social Policy in China), 2006, 225-247.
Yang, Rudai, and Yang Yao. “Limited Catch-up and the Development of a Large Country.” Guoji Jingji Pinglun (International Economic Review), 2006(7-8): 16-19.
Shen, Yan, and Yang Yao. “Village Election and Income Distribution: Evidence from 48 Villages in 8 Provinces.” Jingji Yanjiu (Economic Research Journal), 2006(4): 97-105.
Sun, Ang, and Yang Yao. “Impact of Major Illnesses on Family Educational Investment.” Shijie Wenhui (World Economic Papers), 2006(1): 26-36.
Gao, Mengtao, Li Gan, Lixin Xu, and Yang Yao. “Health Shocks, Village Governance, and Farmers’ Income Capabilities.” Zhongguo Renkou Kexue (Chinese Journal of Population Science), 2006(1): 21-32.
Gao, Mengtao and Yang Yao. “Impacts of Health Shocks on Farm Households’ Income: An Analysis Based on Panel Data.” Jingji Yanjiu (Economic Research), 2005(12): 15-25.
Yao, Yang, “The Encompassing State.” Research of Institutional Economics, 2005, Vol. 6: 1-10.
Song, Ligang and Yang Yao, “Impacts of Privatization on Firm Performance in China.” Chinese Social Sciences, 2005 (2): 17-31.
Guo, Kai and Yang Yao, “Causes of SOE Restructuring: Testing Five Hypotheses.” The Journal of World Economy, 2004, 316: 3-13.
Yao, Yang, “Foster Farmers’ Cooperation through the Market.” Journal of Central China Normal University,  2004, 43(5): 40-41.
Michael Carter and Yang Yao, “Industrialization, Land Market, and Agricultural Investment.” China Economic Quarterly,  2004, Vol. 3 (4): 983-1002.
Mengtao Gao and Yang Yao, “Gender, Life Cycle, and Intrahousehold Allocation of Healthcare.”  Jingji Yanjiu (Economic Research), 2004 (7): 115-125.
Lu, Feng and Yang Yao, “Legality, Financial Development and Economic Growth under Financial Repression.” Social Sciences in China, 2004 (1): 42-55.
Yao, Yang and Lei Yang, “Distorted Institutional Arrangements and the Outcomes of China’s Fiscal Decentralization.” Strategy and Management, 2003 (3): 27-33.
Yao, Yang, “The Political Possibility of Efficient Institutional Change.” Research of Institutional Economics, 2003, Vol. 1: 1-16.
Yao, Yang, “The High Equilibrium Trap --- The Needham Puzzle Revisited.” Economic Research, 2003(1): 71-79.
Li, Jing, Justin Lin, and Yang Yao, “Credit Constraints, Land, and Children’s Education in Underdeveloped Regions.” Chinese Journal of Population Science, 2002(6): 10-26.
Yao, Yang, “An Economic Analysis of the Punishment on Adultery.” China Economic Quarterly, 2002, Vol. 1 (4): 977-984.
Rong, Zhao, Laiyun Sheng and Yang Yao, “A Study of the Demand for Electronic Appliances in Rural China.” China Economic Quarterly, 2002, Vol. 1 (3): 589-602.
Yang, Lei and Yang Yao, “The Rules of the Stone Age.” China Economic Quarterly, 2002, Vol. 1 (3): 654-670.
Yao, Yang and Qi Zhang, “A Study of the Technical Efficiency of the Chinese Industrial Firms.” Economic Research, 2001(10): 13-19.
Yao, Yang, “The Ways That Freedom Can Be Pursued By.” China Economic Quarterly, 2001 Vol. 1 (1): 207-217.
Yao, Yang, “Social Exclusion and Economic Discrimination: The Life of Migrants in Coastal Regions.” Strategy and Management, 2001 (3): 32-42.
Wang, Chunhua and Yang Yao. “Land Distribution and Labor Migration.” Nongcun Jingji Wengao (Rural Economic Papers), 2001(1): 54-59.
Yao, Yang, “Labor Market Integration in Developed Rural Areas.” China Rural Survey, 2001 (2): 2-10.
Yao, Yang, “Chinese Land Tenure and Rural Social Security.” Chinese Social Sciences Quarterly (Hong Kong), fall 2000: 19-26.
Lai, Pingyao and Yang Yao, “Communication and Transaction.” Jingji Yanjiu (Economic Research), 2000 (9): 43-48.
Yao, Yang, “Induced Institutional Change under Collective Decision: The Case of Land Tenure Evolution in Rural China.” Zhongguo Nongcun Guancha (Chinese Rural Survey), 2000 (2): 11-19.
Yao, Yang, “Chinese Land Tenure: An Analytical Frame.” Zhongguo Shehuikexue (Social Sciences in China), 2000 (2): 54-65.
Yao, Yang and Zhaohua Zhi, “The Role of Government in Privatization.” Jingji Yanjiu (Economic Research), 2000 (1): 3-10.
Yao, Yang. "Labor Market Imperfections and Land Lease Market Development in Rural China." Zhongguo Nongcun Guancha (Chinese Rural Survey), 1999 (2): 16-21.
Yao, Yang. "Non-state Factors and Technical Efficiency of Chinese Industrial Firms." Jingji Yanjiu (Economic Research), 1998 (12): 29-35.
Yao, Yang. "Land Tenure Arrangements and Agricultural Performance in China." Zhongguo Nongcun Guancha (Chinese Rural Survey), 1998 (6): 1-10. (The 2006 Reward of Rural Development Studies)
Yao, Yang. “Small Farms and Efficiency.” Zhongguo Jingjishi Yanjiu (Review of Chinese Economic History), 1998 (4): 140-144.

Other Articles
Yao, Yang. “Larger Economic Risks after 2020.” Global Times, November 22, 2012, Section 15.
Yao, Yang. “China’s Current Account still Has Room of Growth.” Century Twenty One Report, web version, August 13, 2012, Section 16. http://epaper.21cbh.com/html/2012-08/13/content_31179.htm?div=-1.
Yao, Yang. “China’s Future Current Account Surpluses in an International Comparative Perspective.” CF40 Research Report, No. 156, June 25, 2012.
Yao, Yang. “The Issue-driven Economics.” Teahouse for Economists, Vol. 55: 45-48.
Yao, Yang. “A Visit to Professors Coase and Fogel.” Teahouse for Economists, Vol. 54: 132-136.
Yao, Yang. “Reforming the Financial Sector Is the Key to the Development of Small Firms.” February 7, 2012. http://news.xinhuanet.com/comments/2012-02/07/c_122665175.htm。
Yao, Yang. “Rents in the License Plate.” Teahouse for Economists, Vol. 52: 70-71.
Yao, Yang. “A Human Capital Perspective on the Middle-income Trap.” Xinhua Commentary, August 12, 2011. http://www.xinhuanet.com/comments/xhwp.htm
Yao, Yang. “China’s Urbanization: Fast on the Physical Side, Slow on the Human Side.” Nanfengchuang (South Wind), March 31, 2011.
Yao, Yang. Forward to Playing Our Game, China edition, Zhongxin Press, March 2011.
Yao, Yang. “Increasing Prices Cannot Solve the Scarcity of Train Tickets.” Zhongguo Zhengquan Bao (China Securities Journal, January 31, 2011, A04.
Yao, Yang. “Calming and Aspiring.” China Flights, November 2010: 183.
Yao, Yang. “Examining the Japanese Economy Twenty-five Years after the Plaza Accord.” Nanfengchuang (South Wind), 2010, No. 15, 68-71.
Yao, Yang. “Use Savings in the Smart Way.” Caijing, 2010, No. 13.
Yao, Yang. “It Is Not Just Technological Upgrading to Change the Growth Model.” Shidai Zhoubao (Times Weekly), June 7, 2010, Section A09.
Yao, Yang. “The Success of the China Model and Its Future.” Wenhui Bao, May 10, 2010, Section 12.
Yao, Yang. “The Causes of China’s Economic Success and Its Future.” Wenhua Zongheng (Beijing Cultural Review), 2010, No.4: 16-23.
Yao, Yang. “Growing Pains: Globalization and Structural Adjustment.” Zhongguo Shehui Kexue Bao (Chinese Social Sciences), Section 9, March 23, 2010.
Yao, Yang. “RMB Can Be Slowly Revaluated along with Economic Growth.” Huanqiu Shibao (Global Times), Section 14, March 23, 2010.
Yao, Yang. “Restart Reform to Lead Structural Adjustment.” Caijing, March 1, 2010.
Yao, Yang. “Restore the Disinterested Government, Continue the China Miracle.” Huanqiu Shibao (Global Times), Section 14, February 23, 2010.
Yao, Yang. “Small Landholding System and China’s Long-run Economic Growth.” Dushu (Reading), 2010, No. 1: 20-30.
Yao, Yang. “It Is Time to Separate the State from the Economy.” Shidai Zhoubao (Times Weekly), January 25, 2010, Section A02.
Yao, Yang. “Development of Economics in the First Decade of the 21st Century.” Zhongguo Shehui Kexue Bao (Chinese Social Sciences Today), December 22, 2009, Section 3.
Yao, Yang. “Urbanization: Key to Structural Adjustment.” Chinese Social Sciences Today, December 15, 2009, Section 2.
Yao, Yang. “In Front of Grandfather’s Portrait.” Tianya (Frontiers), 2009, No. 6: 4-9.
Yao, Yang. “Social Equality and China’s Economic Growth: An Explanation for the Sixty Years of the People’s Republic.” Zhongguo Jingji (Economy of China), 2009, No. 10: 70-85.
Yao, Yang. “Going Back to Economics’ ‘Literature’ Tradition?” Nanfang Zhoumo (South Weekend), October 16, 2009.
Yao, Yang. “How to Cure Global Imbalances?” Zhongguo Jinrong (China Finance), 2009, No. 18: 37-39.
Yao, Yang. “How to Reduce the Negative Impacts of China’s Growth Model?” Liaowan Xinwen Zhoukan (Liaowan News Weekly), September 23, 2009.
Yao, Yang. “Reform the Financial System: A Correction for China’s Economic Imbalances.” Nanfang Zhoumo (South Weekend), August 20, 2009.
Yao, Yang. “Urbanization: The Solution for Increasing Domestic Consumption.” Nanfang Zhoumo (South Weekend), August 6, 2009.
Yao, Yang. “Small Landholding System in China: A Revisit.” Zhongguo Jingji (Chinese Economy), 2007(7): 106-108.
Yao, Yang. “A Prescription for the Global Imbalance.” Nanfang Zhoumo (South Weekend), July 23, 2009.
Yao, Yang. “Is the Global Imbalance Curable?” Nanfang Zhoumo (South Weekend), July 16, 2009.
Yao, Yang. “Institutionalized versus Moral Socialism.” Wenhua Zongheng (Beijing Cultural Review), 2009, No.6: 14-16.
Yao, Yang. “Why Is Domestic Demand Insufficient?” Nanfang Zhoumo (South Weekend), June 18, 2009.
Yao, Yang. “A Grand Bargain: A Win-win Proposal for China and the United States.” Zhongguo yu Shijie Guancha (China and World Affairs), 2009, No. 1: 83-88.
Yao, Yang. “Growth with a Human Face.” The First Column, Shidai Zhoubao (Times Weekly), December 15, 2008.
Yao, Yang. “The China Model and the ‘Disinterested Government’.” Section 20, Theory Weekly, Beijing Ribao (Beijing Daily), October 13, 2008.
Yao, Yang. “Institutions Are Intentional Creations.” Caijing, October 13, 2008.
Yao, Yang. “Causes of High Economic Growth in China.” Nanfang Zhoumo (South Weekend), September 11, 18, 25, October 2, 9, 2008.
Yao, Yang. “ ‘Nong-min-gong Should Be Over.” Nanfang Zhoumo (South Weekend), August 19, 2008.
Yao, Yang. “Short Pains Are Better Than Long Pains.”  Nanfang Zhoumo (South Weekend), E30, July 31, 2008.
Yao, Yang. “Liberalism, Nationalism, and Sophisticated Diplomacy.” Gaige Neican (Inside Information on Economic Reform), 2008, No. 21: 3-5.
Yao, Yang. “Is There a China Model?” Luye (Green Leaf), 2008, No. 6: 94-104.
Yao, Yang. “Thoughts from Low Efficiency of Americans.” Nanfang Zhoumo (South Weekend), March 27, 2008, Section c19.
Wu, Jinglian, Hui Qin, and Yang Yao, “Between   the Left and the Right: Thoughts on the Path of Social Transformation.” Hongfan Pinglun (Hongfan Review), 9 (December 2007): 1- 17.
Yao, Yang. “Selectively Open the One-child Policy: Thoughts from New York’s Revival.” Nanfang Zhoumo (South Weekend), January 31, 2008, Section c19.
Yao, Yang, “The Poor Need Public Policies More than the Rich.” Nanfang Zhoumo (South Weekend), October 25, 2007, Section c19.
Yao, Yang, “Why Are Prices in the US So Low?” Nanfang Zhoumo (South Weekend), September 27, 2007, Section c19.
Yao, Yang, “Environmental Protection Provides Firms Incentives for Profits.” Nanfang Zhoumo (South Weekend), August 2, 2007, Section c19.
Yao, Yang, “Environmental Protection Matters for Equitable Growth.” Nanfang Zhoumo (South Weekend), July 26, 2007, Section c19.
Yao, Yang, “Determine the Level of Pollution by the ‘Value of Life’?”  Nanfang Zhoumo (South Weekend), July 19, 2007, Section c19.
Yao, Yang, “Walk by Two Legs.” Nanfang Zhoumo (South Weekend), June 28, 2007, Section c19.
Yao, Yang, “The ‘Chinese Paradox’ from the Angle of Book GDP.” Nanfang Zhoumo (South Weekend), May 17, 2007, Section c19.
Yao, Yang, “Thinking from Indian Slums to ‘the Most Stubborn Dingzihu’.” Nanfang Zhoumo (South Weekend), April 12, 2007, Section c19.
Yao, Yang, “New Understanding of ‘Equality and Efficiency’ from the Rui’an Experiment.” Jiefang Ribao (Jiefang Daily), April 3, 1007, Section 7.
Yao, Yang, “Notes on My Indian Visit.” Nanfang Zhoumo (South Weekend), March 15, 22, 29, April 5, 2007, Section c19.
Yao, Yang, “Low Growth, High Harmony.” Sannong Zhongguo (Sannong China), 11 (February 2007): 4-12.
Yao, Yang, “The Countryside Should be a Place for Decent Life.” Zhongguo Jingji Daobao (China Economic Herald), Section B7, January 2, 2007.
Yao, Yang, “The New Countryside Movement and the Change of the Rural Development Paradigm.” Xuexi Shibao (Study Times), Section 4, December 11, 2006.
Yao, Yang, “The Scientific Fallacy of Economics.”  Dushu (Reading), 2006(12): 144-149.
Yao, Yang, “Less Social Engineering, More Humanitarian Concerns.” Nanfang Zhoumo (South Weekend), August 3, 2006, Section 30.
Huang, Ping, Yao, Yang, and Han, Yuhai, “Intellectuals and Culture in the 1980s: Part 2”, Tianya (Frontiers), 2006.4: 50-63.
Huang, Ping, Yao, Yang, and Han, Yuhai, “Intellectuals and Culture in the 1980s: Part 1”, Tianya (Frontiers), 2006.3: 20-32.
Yao, Yang, “Being Cheated and Sympathy”,  Jingji Xuejia Chazuo (Teahouse for Economists), 2005.4 (22): 104-105.
Yao, Yang, “Seventeen Years After: The Reality and Future of Village Election.” Nanfeng Chuang (The South Window), March 1, 2006: 23-25.
Yao, Yang, “Whether the Heavy Chemical Industry Road?” Twenty-first Century Economic Herald, January 6, 2006, Section 24.
Huang, Ping, Yao, Yang, and Han, Yuhai, “Cultural Autonomy in a Multi-cultural Era”, Shucheng (Read), December 2005: 28-33.
Yao, Yang, “Reject the Slippery Slope of Morality”, Caijing Magazine, 2005, No. 24 (November 28, 2005): 18-19.
Yao, Yang, “Heritages of the Planning Period --- Notes on the Complexities of Contemporary China: 2”, Wenjing (Literature Review), 2006(1): 66-71.
Yao, Yang, “Successes and Failures of the Market --- Notes on the Complexities of Contemporary China: 2”, Wenjing (Literature Review), 2005(12): 24-29.
Yao, Yang, “On Social Justice --- Notes on the Complexities of Contemporary China: 1”, Wenjing (Literature Review), 2005(11): 32-39.
Yao, Yang, “Revolution, Democracy and Liberty.” Dushu (Reading), 2005 (11): 85-90.
Yao, Yang, “The Truth and Fallacy of the Loss of State Assets.” Dushu (Reading), 2005 (6): 104-110.
Wang, Dingding, Wei, Sen, and Yao, Yang, “The Western Heritages of Institutional Economics and the Chinese Problems We Are Interested in.” Wenjing (Literature Review), 2005(4): 18-25.
Yao, Yang, “The Solution to the ‘San-nong’ Problem.” San-nong China, 2005 (1), 21-27.
Yao, Yang, “Three Days in My Home Village.” Jingji Xuejia Chazuo (Teahouse for Economists), 2005, Vol. 19: 94-102.
Yao, Yang, “Economic Explanations of Law and Trust.” China Book Review, 2005, Vol. 1: 13-19.
Yao, Yang, “An Economic Perspective of the Harmonious Society.” Twenty-first Century Economic Herald, March 28, 2005, Section 3.
Yao, Yang, “Introducing Some Books.” Nanfang Zhoumo (South Weekend), March 10, 2005, Section 30.
Yao, Yang, “The Scholar’s Spiritual Home.”  Zhongguo Tushu Shangbao, Shuping Zhoukan  (CBBR Book Review Weekly), September 3, 2004, Section 5.
Yao, Yang, “Stable Transition.” Nanfeng Chuang (The South Window), August 10, 2004.
Yao, Yang, “There Is No Shortcut to Democracy.” Twenty-first Century Economic Herald, March 18, 2004, Section 3.
Yao, Yang, “What Are the Real Disparities between Urban and Rural China?” Sannong Zhongguo (Rural China), first collection, 2003.
Yao, Yang, “Between the Study and the Reality.” Shucheng (Read), 2003(3).
Yao, Yang, “Pragmatism with an Ideal”, Zhongguo Gaige (China Reform), 2003 (3).
Yao, Yang, “Warlord Economy: The Federalism of the Chinese Fiscal System.” Nanfeng Chuang (The South Window), February 1, 2003.
Yao, Yang, “Social Justice in Transitional China.” Twenty-first Century Economic Herald, January 9, January 16, January 30, February 13, February 20, February 27, March 13, 2003, Section 30.
Yao, Yang, “Geography, Institution, and the Needham Puzzle”, Dushu (Reading), 2003(1).
Yao, Yang, “The State and the Three Rural Problems”, in WEN Chi editor, The Light of the Mind, Beida Lecture Series, No. 9. Beijing: The New World Press, December 2002.
Yao, Yang, “SOE Privatization: We Have No Other Choices”, Twenty-first Century Economic Herald, December 30, 2002, Section 98.
Yao, Yang, “Pursuing Man’s Encompassing Freedom”, Zhongguo Tushu Shangbao, Shuping Zhoukan  (CBBR Book Review Weekly), November 15, 2002, Section 8.
Yao, Yang, “Tension to be harmonized”, Zhongguo Tushu Shangbao, Shuping Zhoukan  (CBBR Book Review Weekly), September 19, 2002, Section 12.
Yao, Yang, “Efficiency or Political Impetus --- A Comment on the new Land Contract Law.” Nanfeng Chuang (The South Window), September 16, 2002.
Yao, Yang, “The Conscience of Economics --- An Interview with Amartya Sen.” Jingjixue Xiaoxi Bao (Economic News Weekly), August 9, 2002, Section 1.
Yao, Yang, “The Vanished Town.” Jingji Xuejia Chazuo (The Economist Teahouse), 2002, Vol. 7: 156-160.
Yao, Yang, “Village Democracy and Globalization.” Dushu (Reading), 2002(4).
Yao, Yang, “The Moral Sentiment.” Dushu (Reading), 2001(10).
Yao, Yang, “The Rule of Law and Crony Capitalism.” Dushu (Reading), 2001(3).
Yao, Yang, “Good Law and Good Rule of Law.” Twenty-first Century Economic Herald, February 12, 2001, Section 22.
Yao, Yang, “Not Just for Equity.” Jingji Xuejia Chazuo (The Economist Teahouse), 2001, Vol. 3: 72-75.
Yao, Yang, “Is the New Marriage Law Sufficient to Prevent Adultery and Family Violence?” Twenty-first Century Economic Herald, December 14, 2000, Section 22.
Yao, Yang, “Should the Law Punish Adultery?” Dushu (Reading), 2001 (1).
Yao, Yang, “An Economic Analysis of Legal Punishments on Adultery.” Jinjixue Xiaoxi Bao (Economic News Weekly), September 22, 2000, Section 4.
Yao, Yang, “Looking Forward or Looking Backward?” Dushu (Reading), 2000 (5).
Yao, Yang, “The Position of Freedom.” Dushu (Reading), 2000 (2).
Yao, Yang. “Yesterday’s Ideal and Today’s Innovation.” Dushu (Reading), 1999 (10).
Yao, Yang, “A Question on Freedom.” Jingjixue Xiaoxi Bao (Economic News Weekly), September 3, 1999, Section 4.
Yao, Yang. "Justice for Whom?" Dushu (Reading), 1999 (7).
Yao, Yang. "The Contribution of Amartya Sen." Dushu (Reading), 1999 (3).

OTHER LANGUAGE PULICATIONS
姚洋,“中国の土地所有制度と問題点”,《中国21》(愛知大学現代中国学会編),Vol.26,2007.1,215-244.

BOOK CHAPTERS
Yao, Yang. “Structural Imbalances and Opportunities for Reform.” In China on A Big Ship, China Strategy and Management Research Foundation, edited. Beijing: China Development Press, 2011.
Yao, Yang. “The China Model and Its Future.” In Ross Garnaut, Jane Golley, and Ligang Song eds, China: The Next 20 Years of Reform and Development, Canberra: The ANU Press, 2010.
Yao, Yang. “A Future for Disinterested Governance?” In Ashok Gurung, Brian McGrath, and Jianying Zha, editors, Growing Cities in a Shrinking World: The Challenges of Urbanism in India and China. The India-China Institute in association with MacMillan, New Delhi, 2010.
Bhide, Amita, and Yang Yao. “A Comparative Study of State Response to the Educational Needs of Informal Settlers in Indian and Chinese Cities.” In Ashok Gurung, Brian McGrath, and Jianying Zha, editors, Growing Cities in a Shrinking World: The Challenges of Urbanism in India and China. The India-China Institute in association with MacMillan, New Delhi, 2010.
Yao, Yang. “On Capability-oriented Equality.” In Yang, Zhiping editor, Social Justice in the Transition Period: Issues and Prospect. Sanlian Press, Beijing, 2010.
Yao, Yang. “Sen: Development As Freedom.” In Ying, Qi editor, Introductory Reading on Contemporary Political Philosophy. Jiangsu Renmin Press, Nanjing, 2009.
Yang, Yudai, Yang Yao, and Ye Zhang. “Upgrading Technology in China’s Exports.” In Arthur Sweetman and Jun Zhang, editors, Economic Transitions with Chinese Characteristics: Thirty Years of Reform and Opening Up. McGill-Queen’s University Press, Montreal & Kingston, London, Ithaca, 2008.
Yao, Yang. “The Political Economy of Government Policies toward Regional Inequality in China.” In Yukon Huang and Alessandro Magnoli Bocchi, editors. Reshaping Economic Geography in East Asia. The World Bank, Washington, D.C., USA, 2008.
Garnaut, Ross, Ligang Song, and Yang Yao. “Impacts and Significance of State-owned Enterprise Restructuring in China.” In Belton Fleisher, Nicholas Hope, Anita Pena, and Dennis Yang, editors. Policy Reform and Chinese Markets: Progress and Challenges. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA. 2008.
Yang, Rudai, and Yang Yao. “Limited Catch-up and China’s Economic Growth.” In John Wong and Wei Liu, editors. China’s Surging Economy: Adjusting for More Balanced Development. World Scientific, New York, 2007.
Song, Ligang and Yang Yao. “The Impact of Privatization on Firm Performance in China.” In Yang Yao and Linda Yueh, editors, Globalization and Economic Growth in China, World Scientific, 2006.
Yao, Yang. “Village Elections, Accountability, and Income Distribution in Rural China.” In Ross Garnaut and Ligang Song, editors, The Turning Point in China’s Economic Development, Asia Pacific Press, Canberra, 2006.
Carter, Michael, and Yang Yao. “Market versus Administrative Reallocation of Land: An Econometric Analysis.” In Peter Ho, editor, Developmental Dilemmas: Land Reform and Institutional Change in China, RoutledgeCurzon, New York, 2005.
Yao, Yang. “Government Commitment and the Outcome of Privatization in China.” In Takatoshi Ito and Anne Krueger, editors, Governance, Regulation and Privatization, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2004.
Yao, Yang. “Privatizing the small SOEs.” IN Ross Garnaut and Ligang Song editors, China’s Third Economic Transformation, RoutledgeCurzon, New York, 2004.
Yao, Yang. “In Search of Balance: Technological Development in China.” In Sanjaya Lall and Shujiro Urata editors, Competitiveness, FDI and Technological Activity in East Asia, Edward Elgar, Cheltenhan, UK and Northampton, MA, USA, 2003.
Lin, Justin and Yang Yao. "Chinese Rural Industrialization in the Context of the East Asian Miracle." Chapter 4 in Joseph Stiglitz and Shahid Yusuf editors, Rethinking the East Asian Miracle, the World Bank and Oxford University Press, 2001.
Yao, Yang. "Urbanization and Its Impacts on China's Environment." Book chapter in Fu-chen Lo and Yu-qing Xing editors, China’s Sustainable Development Framework, Institute of Advanced Studies, the United Nations University, Japan, 1999.

INTERVIEWS
“Riesgo de crisis europea es una recesión crónica”, http://www.ambito.com/diario/noticia.asp?id=649143. August 9, 2012.
“Implications for China.” Nanfeng Chuang (Southern Wind), No. 7 (March 28 – April 10), 2012.
“It Is Necessary to Monitor Government’s Intervention.” 产经新闻,December 16, 2010.
“Will China Become the Next Brazil?” Liaowang Dongfang Zhoukan (Oriental Outlook), No. 15, 2010: 34-37.
“The ‘Trap’ Faced by Chinese Economy.” Yingcai (Talents), No. 4, 2010, 104-105.
“China não sabe de que lado ficar, diz analista.” Folha de S. Paulo, March 28, 2010.
“Democratization as A Way for Structural Adjustment.” Nanfengchuang (Southern Window), No. 6, 2010 (March 10, 2010), 26-28.
“It Is Problematic for SOEs to Control Critical Sectors.” Zhongguo Jingying Bao (China Business Daily), March 7, 2010. http://www.cbmedia.cn/html/10/n-56210.html.
“Urbanization Is the Key to Structural Adjustments.” Zhongguo Shehui Kexue Bao (Chinese Social Sciences Today), December 15, 2009, Section 2.
“A Road to the Low-carbon Countryside: Urbanization and the New Rural Social and Cultural Movement.” Luye (Green Leaf), November 2009, 74-78.
“Economists Cannot Predict the Future.” Lingdaozhe (Lead), September 2009, 70-75.
“Yao Yang: Peeking from the Ivory Tower.” Lingdaozhe (Lead), September 2009, 68-69.
“China Should Be More Active in Responding to Climate Change.” Luye (Green Leaf), October 2009, 56-60.
“Reform the Financial System and Reduce Regional Economic Disparities.” Jingji Cankao Bao (Economic Outlook Daily), July 19, 2009.
“No More Than Half of the Wage Earners Should Pay Taxes.” Zizhi Wenzhai (Views), July 2009, 54-55.
“Reclaim the Separation of the Party and the Government.” Zhongguo Jingying Bao, June 1, 2009.
CCTV Finance Channel “People”, May 22, 2009, aired on June 9.
“Economic Reform as a Process of Institutional Innovation.” Hexun, December 3, 2008.
“Erosion of the Foundations of the Disinterested Government.” Shidai Zhoubao (The Time Weekly), December 1, 2008.
“The Disinterested Government: An Interpretation of China’s Thirty-year Success”, Diyi Caijin Ribao, Dongfang Satellite TV, October 17, 2008.
“A Disinterested Government Is Conducive to Economic Success.” Shehui Kexue Bao (Social Sciences Weekly), Section 3, September 18, 2008.
“A Dialogue with Wang Xiaolu and Yao Yang.” Nanfang Zhoumo (South Weekend), July 10, 2008.
“Yao Yang: Is There a ‘China Model’?” Xinhua Hangkong (Expression), 2008, No. 7: 27-28.
“Government Awareness Is Unprecedented.” Zhonghua Gongshang Shibao (China Business Times), Section 5, May 18, 2008.
“Qiu He Should Be Aware of ‘the Fatal Arrogance’.” Bingdian (Freezing Point), Zhongguo Qingnian Bao (China Youth Daily), April 23, 2008.
“Good Men May Not Do Good Things for People.” Nanfang Dushi Bao (Southern Urban News), April 18, 2008.
“Toward an Equitable Social Ideal.” Chengshi Shenghuo (City & Life), March 15, 2008: 51-53.
“Toward an Equitable Liberalism.” Nanfeng Chuang (The South Window), July 1, 2007: 17-19.

TALKS AND SEMINARS
May 3, 2012: “High Capitalism and Its Alternatives.” Searching for Strategies to Restore Global Economic Stability and Growth, Chicago Council for Foreign Relations and Global Affairs.
April 28, 2012: “Globalization and Inequality in China.” Prosperity Amidst Inequality and Deprivation, India-China Institute, New School.
April 24, 2012: “Sino-American Economic Relations.” China House, New York University.
April 23, 2012: New York Roundtable, Chatham House.
April 12, 2012: “The Role of China and Korea in the New Global Financial Order.” The Thirteenth Financial Forum, Financial News, The Best Westin, Seoul.
February 20, 2012: “A Chinese View of the Sino-American Trade Relations.” Aspen Institute “Congressional Workshop on China”, Hotel Del Coronado, San Diego.
February 14, 2012: “Subnational Leaders and Economic Growth.” SCID, Stanford University.
February 13, 2012: “Subnational Leaders and Economic Growth.” Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California-Davis.
February 9, 2012: “Subnational Leaders and Economic Growth.” Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington.
February 7, 2012: “Global Imbalances and the Chinese Economy.” Microsoft.
December 6, 2011: “Demography and Export.” Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
November 11, 2011: “Too Costly to Pay: An Experimental Study of the Willingness to Pay for Equality of Capabilities.” Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
November 1, 2011: “Subnational Leaders and Economic Growth: Evidence from Chinese Cities.” Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
July 7, 2011: “Demography and Export.” Keynote address, ACESA 2011 annual conference, University of Western Australia.
May 24, 2011: “China and the World in the Next Ten Years”, The Asian Research Institute, National University of Singapore.
May 23, 2011: “The Cursed Virtue”, The Business School, National University of Singapore.
April 22, 2011: “The Political Economy of the Chinese Model.” China Youth University For political Sciences.
April 19, 2011: “Demography and Export.” Institute of Quantitative and Technical Economics, CASS.
April 16, 2011: “China’s Growth Prospects and Structural Problems.” The PKU Press Boya Lecture, Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics.
April 8, 2011: “China’s Growth Prospects and Structural Problems.” The Guanghua Lecture, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics.
April 8, 2011: “Demography and Export.” Research Institute of Economics and Management, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics.
March 22, 2011: “China’s Growth Prospects and Structural Problems.” Hong Kong China Enterprise Association.
March 16, 2011: Foresight Brazil Conference, San Paolo, Brazil.
December 5, 2010: “East Asian Integration.” Keynote speech, Aichi University.
November 3, 2010: “China’s Role in the New Global Financial Architecture.” Symposium The New Global Financial Order.  Chatham House, London.
October 26-27, 2010: Participating in the Seventh China-EU Think Tank Dialogue, Brussels.
October 19, 2010: “Experiencing China Economic Forum.” Istanbul, Turkey.
October 15, 2010: “Export-led Growth and China’s Growth Perspectives.” Copenhagen Business School.
October 13, 2010: “Export-led Growth and China’s Growth Perspectives.” Stockholm China Economic Forum.
October 4, 2010: “Equality, the Disinterested Government, and Economic Growth: the Case of China.” The Higher School of Economics, Moscow.
September 30, 2010: “The China Model.” The Higher School of Economics, Moscow.
September 28, 2010: “Institutional Change in China.” Stars 2010, Stein am Rhine, Switzerland.
June 14, 2010: “Structural Imbalances in China.” Stockholm China Forum.
April 9, 2010: “Structural Change in an Open Economy.” Department of Economics, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
April 8, 2010: “The Costs of Democracy: Accountability and Economic Growth in Chinese Villages.” Social Science Division, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
April 8, 2010: “The Costs of Democracy: Accountability and Economic Growth in Chinese Villages.” Department of Economics, Chinese University of Hong Kong.
April 7, 2010: “Equality, the Disinterested Government, and Economic Growth: the Case of China.” Department of Economics, University of Hong Kong.
September 25, 2009: “Informal Authority, Formal Authority, and Public Goods Provision in Rural China.” University of Wisconsin-Madison.
September 23, 2009: “China’s Export-led Growth Model and Its Implications for the World.” The Chicago Council for World Affairs.
September 12, 2009: “Recent Developments of the New Political Economy.” China Center for Village Governance, Central China University of Science and Technology.
September 12, 2009: “Understanding the Political Economy of China’s Economic Growth.” The School of Economics and Management, Central China University of Agriculture.
September 11, 2009: “Comparative Advantage, Demography, and China’s Growth Model.” Shi-zi-shan Lecture, Central China University of Agriculture.
September 11, 2009: “Understanding the Political Economy of China’s Economic Growth.” The School of Economics and Management, Wuhan University.
August 18, 2009: “Labor, Comparative Advantage, and China’s Growth Model.” Changxing County, Zhejiang Province.
August 10, 2009: “China’s Export-led Growth Model and Global Imbalances.” Shanghai Development Foundation.
June 18, 2009: “China’s Role in the Financial Crisis and China’s Expectation on the US.” The Foresight Conference, The Policy Network and Brookings Institute.
June 16, 2009: “Social Networks Enhance Grassroots Democracy: Surname Groups and Public Goods Provision in Rural China.” The International Food and Policy Research Institute.
June 15, 2009: “Equality, the Disinterested Government, and Economic Growth: The Case of China.” East Asian Department, the World Bank.
May 16, 2009: “Why Did Projects Aiming at Improving Human Conditions Fail?” Kunming Zhen-shan-mei Bookstore.
May 15, 2009: “Understanding the Political Economy of Chinese Economic Growth.” Yunnan Minzu University.
May 14, 2009: “China’s Export-led Growth Model and the Current Financial Crisis.” Yunnan Normal University.
May 14, 2009: “Issues of Social Justice and Equality in China.” Yunnan University of Finance and Economics.
May 6, 2009: “Issues of Social Justice and Equality in China.” Di-san-ji Bookstore Lecture Series.
April 29, 2009: “China’s Growth Model and the Current Financial Crisis.” Peking University Student Union.
March 9, 2009: “Social Equality, Disinterested Governments, and Economic Growth: The Case of China.” Ash Institute, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.
March 7, 2009: “Is There a China Model?” BanBei She, Washington, DC.
February 27, 2009: “The Disinterested Government: A Political Economy Explanation for China’s Economic Growth in the Reform Era.” Vassar College.
February 25, 2009: “Social Equality, Disinterested Governments, and Economic Growth: The Case of China.” Department of Economics, Brown University.
February 23, 2009: “The Disinterested Government: A Political Economy Explanation for China’s Economic Growth in the Reform Era.” Trinity College.
February 17, 2009: “The Disinterested Government: A Political Economy Explanation for China’s Economic Growth in the Reform Era.” India-China Institute, the New School.
December 24, 2008: “Causes of China’s High Economic Growth.” School of Public Administration, Renmin University.
November 2, 2008: “The Implications of the Chinese Experience to the World.” Zhongdao Forum and Shidai Salon, Guangzhou.
November 1, 2008: “Social Changes and Their Implications for China’s Long-term Growth.” Tianxia Forum, Nanfang Renwu Zhoukan and Shanghai Pudong Development Bank, Xi’an.
October 19, 2008: “The Implications of the Chinese Experience to the World.” Keynote speech, Symposium Commemorating the Thirtieth Anniversary of China’s Economic Reform and the 100 Birthday of Sun Yefang, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics.
September 10, 2008: “Thirty Years, Sixty Years, and One Hundred and Sixty Years: The Causes of Chinese Economic Success.” The Business School, Shantao University.
June 21, 2008: “The Disinterested Government: A Political Economy Explanation for the China Miracle.” Forestsong Bookstore.
May 9, 2008: “Is There a Chinese Model?” The Young League, Peking University.
April 14, 2008: “A Review of Thirty Years of Reform.” The Fifth Economic Observation Week, the University of International Business and Economics.
March 13, 2008: “The Disinterested Government: A Political Economy Explanation for China’s Economic Success in Reform Era.” Ronald Coase Institute, Los Banos, The Philippines.
March 8, 2008: “Is There a Chinese Model?” Tianyi Lecture, Ningbo Municipal Library.
January 24, 2008: “Health Shocks, Local Governance, and Long-term Income: Evidence from Rural China.” Department of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University.
January 22, 2008: “Measuring the Technological Contents of Chinese Exports.” Center for Global Value Chains, Duke University.
January 22, 2008: “Health Shocks, Local Governance, and Long-term Income: Evidence from Rural China.” Center for East Asian Studies, Duke University.
November 30, 2007: “Village Elections, Accountability, and Farmers’ Welfare in Rural China.” The China House, Department of East Asian Studies, and Law School, New York University.
November 28, 2007: “Village Elections, Accountability, and Farmers’ Welfare in Rural China.” Department of Economics, Colgate University.
November 16, 2007: “Grassroots Democracy and Income Distribution: Evidence from Village Elections in Rural China.” Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
November 13, 2007: “Grassroots Democracy and Income Distribution: Evidence from Village Elections in Rural China.” Department of Economics, Washington University.
November 9, 2007: “Grassroots Democracy and Income Distribution: Evidence from Village Elections in Rural China.” Department of Economics, Colby College.
October 25, 2007: “Village Elections, Accountability, and Farmers’ Welfare in Rural China.” India-China Institute, The New School.
October 18,  2007: “Challenges and Prospects of the Chinese Economy.” China Faculty Association, Chinese Student Association, and Center for East Asian Studies, Texas A&M University.
October 17, 2007: “Health Shocks, Local Governance, and Long-term Income: Evidence from Rural China.” Department of Economics, Texas A&M University.
September 28, 2007: “Grassroots Democracy and Income Distribution: Evidence from Village Elections in Rural China.” Department of Economics, Cornell University.
August 5, 2007: “On Capability-based Equality.” Speech in the Symposium for Issues of Social Justice in China, The Hongfan Institute for Legal and Economic Studies.
May 25, 2007: “Incremental Catch-up and the Upgrading of Chinese Exports.” Keynote speech, Shanghai Forum, “Globalization and Asia’s Choices” sub-forum.
May 23, 2007: “What Kind of Liberalism Does China Need?” Humanities Lecture Series (No. 1269), Huazhong University of Sciences and Technology.
May 23, 2007: “Equality and Incentives.” Center for Rural Politics, Huazhong University of Sciences and Technology.
April 25, 2007: “Equality and Incentives.” The Central University of Finance and Economics.
April 16, 2007: “A Close Look at the Indian Democracy.” The Centennial Lecture Series, Phoenix Satellite Television. Aired at 2:10-3:00PM, May 12, 2007, and 8:30-9:20AM, 11:30-12:20PM, May 13, 2007.
March 31, 2007: “Equality and Incentives.” Yuexiu Academic Lecture Series, Zhengzhou.
March 24, 2007: “What Kind of Liberalism Does China Need?” Peking University.
December 17, 2006: “Village Elections and Local Governance in Rural China.” Center for Rural Politics, Huazhong University of Sciences and Technology.
December 6, 2006:“Village Elections and Local Governance in Rural China.” Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India.
November 24, 2006: “Limited Catch-up.” School of Economics and Management, Qsinghua University.
November 14, 2006: “Health Shocks, Local Governance, and Long-term Income: Evidence from Rural China.” School of Economics, Fudan University.
November 14, 2006: “China-US Interdependence and Its Implications for China.” FACES, Stanford University and Fudan University.
November 13, 2006: “The New Socialist Countryside and the Change of the Development Paradigm.” Caijing Forum,  Channel First Caijing, Shanghai TV.
November 13, 2006: “Health Shocks, Local Governance, and Long-term Income: Evidence from Rural China.” Antai School of Management, Shanghai Jiaotong University.
October 24, 2006: “Health Shocks, Local Governance, and Long-term Income: Evidence from Rural China.” Guanghua School of Management, Peking University.
September 8, 2006: “The Impact of Privatization on Employment in China.” Center for Studies on the State Economy, Jilin University.
September 8, 2006: “The New Socialist Countryside and the Change of the Development Paradigm.” Business School, Northeast Normal University.
August 21, 2006: “Village Elections, Accountability, and Income Distribution in Rural China.” The East Asian Institute, Singapore National University.
July 9, 2006: “Village Elections, Accountability, and Income Distribution in Rural China.” Keynote speech, conference for the 70th anniversary of post-graduate education in agricultural economics in China, Nanjing Agricultural University.
May 21, 2006: “Cultural Reconstruction: Challenges for China in the Next 50 Years.” Economics of College, Anhui University.
May 20, 2006: “Cultural Reconstruction and the Role of the Economist.” Symposium of “Economic and Social Transition in China”, Anhui University.
May 18, 2006: “Grassroots Democracy and Income Distribution: Evidence from Rural China.” The Sixth Hong Kong Baptist University- Qsinghua University Joint Conference.
May 16, 2006: “Grassroots Democracy and Income Distribution: Evidence from Rural China.” College of Economics, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics.
May 16, 2006: “The Complexities of Contemporary China and the Economist’s Responsibilities.” Shanghai University of Finance and Economics.
April 3, 2006: “The Complexities of Contemporary China and the Economist’s Responsibilities.” Beijing Normal University.
March 9, 2006: “Grassroots Democracy and Income Distribution: Evidence from Rural China.” School of Economics, Shandong University.
February 23, 2006: “The Complexities of Contemporary China.” Fudan University.
January 11, 2006: “Grassroots Democracy and Income Distribution: Evidence from Rural China.” Paper presented in the conference “A Normative Appraisal of the Policy Reforms in Asia”, Delhi.
January 10, 2006: “Prospective of Chinese Economic Growth.” FMS, University of Delhi.
December 11, 2005: “Social Responsibility of Chinese Economists.” Keynote speech, closing session of the China Economic Annual Conference, Xiamen University.
November 9, 2005: “The Complexities of Contemporary China.” Zhejiang University.
October 28, 2005: “The Complexities of Contemporary China.” The Chinese University of Administration and Law.
October 15, 2005: “The Complexities of Contemporary China.” Peking University.
May 17, 2005: “Health Shocks, Governance and Farmers’ Long-term Income Capabilities: Evidence from China.” International Food Policy Research Institute.
May 9, 2005: “Health Shocks, Governance and Farmers’ Long-term Income Capabilities: Evidence from China.” Department of Ag. and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
December 28, 2004: “Causes and Consequences of Chinese Privatization.” Fudan University.
December 28, 2004: “Non-market Value and Gender Gap in Access to Health Care.” Shanghai University of Finance and Economics.
December 27, 2004: “Legal Issues in Enterprise Reform”, Tongji University, invited speaker.
October 24, 2004: “The Land Forum.” The Chinese University of Administration and Law.
September 27, 2004: “Legal Aspects of the Chinese Land Tenure.” Forum of the Celebrities, the Chinese University of Geology.
September 23, 2004: “Legal Aspects of the Chinese Land Tenure.” Civic Law Research Center, Renmin University.
May 31, 2004: “A Successful Combination of Local Innovation and An Encompassing Ruling Party – An Explanation of China’s Gradualism”, Yangzhou University.
May 11, 2004: “Causes and Performance of Privatization in China”, Sichuan University.
April 17, 2004: “Development of SMEs after China’s WTO Accession”, Gong-an county, Hubei province.
April 16, 2004: “A Successful Combination of Local Innovation and An Encompassing Ruling Party – An Explanation of China’s Gradualism”, Huazhong University of Science and Technology.
February 6, 2004: “A Successful Combination of Local Innovation and An Encompassing Ruling Party – An Explanation of China’s Gradualism”, Unirule Institute.
December 26, 2003: “A Successful Combination of Local Innovation and An Encompassing Ruling Party– An Explanation of China’s Gradualism”, Jiangxi Normal University.
December 22, 2003: “A Successful Combination of Local Innovation and An Encompassing Ruling Party”, Jiangxi Finance and Economics University.
December 22, 2003: “Political Process and Efficient Institutional Change”, Jiangxi Finance and Economics University.
November 12, 2003: “Economists and Social Value”, Economic Society, Renmin University.
October 21, 2003: “Chinese Land Tenure: Issues and Perspectives”, keynote speech, “International Symposium on Sustainable Development in East Asia”, Nanjing Agricultural University.
November 6, 2002: “Political Process and Efficient Institutional Change”, Economic Research Center, Shandong University.
November 6, 2002: “The State and the Three Rural Problems”, Shandong University.
October 24, 2002: “The State and the Three Rural Problems”, Beijing University.
October 15, 2002: “The Rational versus the Political Model in Collective Decision: A Case of the Chinese Land Tenure”, the Second China Economics Annual Conference, Northwest University.
October 8, 2002: “Political Process and Efficient Institutional Change”, CCER, Beijing University.
July 11-12,2002: “International Symposium on Equity and Social Justice in Transitional China”, CCER, Beijing University, organizer.
December 5, 2001: “Social Justice in Transitional China”, Beijing Normal University.
November 13, 2001: “A Theory of Social Justice”, College of Economics and Finance, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an.
November 12, 2001: “Government Commitment and the Outcomes of Privatization in China”, College of Economics and Management, Northwest University, Xi’an.
September 22, 2001: The Rule of the “Stone Age”, First Annual Conference of New Institutional Economics, Xiangshan, Beijing.
March 21, 2001: The Chinese Land Tenure: A Dialogue with Legal Experts, Law School, Beijing University, Beijing.
March 1, 2001: Chinese Rural Industrialization in the Context of the East Asian Miracle, International University of Japan, Niigata.
February 25, 2001: How Do We Pursue Freedom? The Light of the New Century Seminar Series, The Ph.D. Association, Nankai University, Tianjin.
November 15, 2000: Government Commitment and Privatization, Department of Economics, The World Bank.
September 22, 2000: An Economic Analysis of Legal Punishments on Adultery, Unirule Institute of Economics, Beijing.
May 15, 2000: Government Commitment and Privatization, Department of Economics, Washington University, St. Louis.

RESEARCH GRANTS
January 2010 – December 2012: Economic Growth and Structural Change in China in the Mid- and Long Run. The National Social Science Foundation Major Project. Lead expert. RMB 60k.
August 2009 – July 2011: Village Elections and Their Impacts in Rural China, NSF, With Nancy Qian and Gerard Padro i Miquel. USD25k.
March 2008 – March 2009: The Experience of Chinese Reform in the Last Thirty Years, Ministry of Education.
July 2007 – January 2008: Political Economy about Regional Inequality in China, 2009 World Development Report background paper, World Bank.
May 2007 – May 2008: A Study of Technological Upgrading in Chinese Exports, Beijing Municipal Government-Peking University collaborative project.
June 2006 – December 2006: Village Elections and Their impacts. With Nancy Qian and Gerard Padro i Miquel. Brown University and Stanford University.
June 2006 – December 2006: A Study of the Private Sector in China: Development and Sustainability. Principal Investigator. The International Finance Corporation, 1.25 million RMB.
September 2005 – August 2007: A Study of Industrial Clusters in China. Researcher, the National Science Foundation, 1.1 million RMB.
July 2005 – September 2005: A Survey Study of Chinese Outward Investing Firms. Principal researcher. FIAS, the World Bank, $40,000.
January 2005 – December 2006: The Role of Land Tenure in Chinese Urbanization. Researcher, the Ministry of Education, 800,000 RMB.
September 2004 – August 2006: A Study of the Chinese Development History in the Last 50 Years. Principal researcher, the Ministry of Education, 200,000 RMB.
September 2004 – August 2006: A Study of the Chinese Transition. Principal researcher, the Ministry of Education, 200,000 RMB.
February 2004 – June 2005: Health Shocks and Farmers’ Welfare. Principal researcher with Li Gan and Lixin Xu. The World Bank, $45,000.
February 2003 - May 2003: Impacts of Health Shocks on Farmers’ Welfare. Principal researcher, Chinese Academy of Health Policy, Peking University, $35,000.
July 2002 – December 2002: A Study of the Privatization of Chinese SOEs. Principal researcher on behalf of CCER, joint with Ross Garnaut and Ligang Song of the Australian National University. IFC, $50,000 (funds controlled by CCER).
March 2001 – August 2001: Efficiency and Equity Consequences of Property Right Reform: The Case of Increased Land Tenure Security in China, With Michael Carter and Klaus Deininger, Juergen Voegele, World Bank, $50,000.
May 2000 - April 2001: Government Reform and Economic Performance in China. Awardee, The McNamara Scholarship, World Bank, $7,500.
January 2000 - December 2000: Technological Development in East Asia, in charge of the China portion of the research, the World Bank, $7,500.
January 2000 - January 2002: Evolution of the Chinese Land Tenure and its Impacts on Economic and Social Performance. Awardee, Hou Yingtong Yong Faculty Research Fellowships, Ministry of Education, $7,500.
June 1999 - March 2000: A Study on the Domestic Private Sector Development in China. Principal researcher on behalf of CCER, joint with Ross Garnaut and Ligang Song of the Australian National University. IFC, $50,000 (funds controlled by CCER).
May 1999 - July 2000: Rural-rural Migration and the Social and Economic Dynamics of the Chinese Village. Principal researcher with Yigao Liu and Xiaoyi Wang. The Ford Foundation, $40,000.
July 1999 - December 1999: The Efficiency and Equity Implications of the Long-term Land Lease Contract in Guizhou Province: A Pre-research. Principal researcher with Michael Carter and Klaus Deininger, The World Bank, $14,000.
April 1998 - November 1998: China's Rural Industrialization in the Context of the East Asian Miracle. Principal researcher with Justin Yifu Lin. One full month workload. The World Bank, $7,500.
February 1998 - November 1998: A Study on Chinese’s Small Enterprises. Principal researcher with Yueping Wang. One full month workload. The World Bank, $5,000.
January 1998 - July 1998: Urbanization and Its Impacts on China’s Environment. Principal researcher. Two full month workload. United Nations University, Japan, $5,000.
January 1997 - January 1998: Land Tenure, Land Markets, and Efficiency in Chinese Agriculture. Principal researcher with Michael Carter and Shouying Liu. Two full month workload. The World Bank, $30,000. 

CONSULTANCY
September 27, 2004: SMEs and Employment, WBI, the World Bank.
September 9, 2004: SMEs, Employment and Constraints, the World Bank and CDR.
June 22, 2004: SME Development in the WTO Era, WBI, the World Bank.
May 10 – May 14, 2004: Comparison of Sichuan and Zhejiang, resource person, CPDF, IFC.
November 1 – December 23, 2003: SMEs and Job Creation in China, WBI, the World Bank.
October 15, 2003: Workshop on Employment in China, Beijing, WBI, the World Bank.
September 14-16, 2003: Creating A Conducive Business Environment for SME Development in Russia, St. Petersburg, Russia, resource person, WBI, the World Bank.
March 2003 – August 2003: Sichuan SME Mapping and a Comparison between Sichuan and Zhejiang, China Project Development Facility, The International Finance Corporation.
February 26-28, 2003: Research Result Dissemination, Sri Lanka, resource person, WBI, the World Bank.
March – June 2002: Sichuan Regulatory and Administrative Cost Survey, The International Finance Corporation.
April 13-14, 2001: Research Result Dissemination, Chengdu, Sichuan province, resource person, International Finance Corporation.
July – September 1996: An Econometric Assessment of the Effect of Long-distance and City Call Bundling, AT&T.

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