Yaohui Zhao


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Professor and Doctorial Adviser

National School of Development, Peking University

 

Research Interests

Labor Economics

Health Economics

The economics of aging

 

Positions and Employment

09/1993-12/1997 Assistant Professor of Economics and International Affairs, the George Washington University

01/1996-12/1996 Economics Professor, Ph.D. program in agricultural economics sponsored by Winrock International and Ford Foundation, Chinese Agricultural University, China

01/1996-08/1996 Visiting Fellow, Rural Economic Research Center, Ministry of Agriculture, China

09/1996-08/1997 Assistant Professor of Economics, China Center for Economics Research, Peking University

08/1997-07/2001 Associate Professor of Economics, China Center for Economics Research, Peking University

09/2000-12/2000 Visiting Research Scholar, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Economics Department, Harvard University

07/2002-02/2003 Visiting Research Fellow, Development Research Group, the World Bank

08/2001-Present Professor of Economics, China Center for Economic Research, Peking University

09/2011-present Fellow, IZA

09/2013-present Yangtze Scholar Professorship, Peking University

Other Experience and Professional Membership

2002-present  Co-director, Chinese Women Economist Research and Training Program, China Center for Economic Research, Peking University

2011-present Member, the scientific committee of the China Economic Summer Institute

2007-present  Principal Investigator, China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study (CHARLS)

2009-present  International advisory committee member, Longitudinal Aging Study of India (LASI)

2012-present  International advisory committee member, Brazilian Longitudinal Study of Aging (BRASIL-ELSI)

2009-present Member of Advisory Committee, Poverty Reduction Office of the State Council (国务院扶贫办专家委员会委员)

2010-2013  Member, Panel on Policy Research and Data Needs to Meet the Challenge of Aging in Asia, U.S. National Academy of Sciences

2011-present  Deputy director, Institute of Social Science Survey, Peking University

2012-present  Associate editor, The Journal of the Economics of Ageing

2011-present  Member, editorial advisory board, China Economic Review

Present     Member, Chinese Economist Society

Present     Member, American Economic Association

Present     Member, Population Association of America

Teaching experience

Empirical labor economics (graduate level)

Labor economics (undergraduate level)

Labor economics (graduate level)

The Demography and Economics of Aging (graduate)

Health economics (graduate level)

Microeconomics (graduate and undergraduate levels)

Managerial economics (MBA program)

Chinese economy (graduate and undergraduate levels)

Socioeconomic surveys: theory, methodology and practice (undergraduate level)

Analysis of social survey data (undergraduate level)

Publications

English refereed journal articles

Wei Huang, Xiaoyan Lei and Yaohui Zhao. “"One-Child Policy and the Rise of Man-Made Twins." Review of Economics and Statistics, forthcoming

Avraham Ebenstein and Yaohui Zhao. “Tracking rural-to-urban migration in China: Lessons from the 2005 inter-census population survey.” Population Studies, forthcoming

Li Han, Tao Li and Yaohui Zhao. “How Status Inheritance Rules Affect Marriage Segregation: Evidence from China.” the Economic Journal, forthcoming

Xiaoyan Lei, John Strauss, Xiaoting Sun, Peng Zhang and Yaohui Zhao “Depressive Symptoms and SES Among the Mid-aged and Elderly in China: Evidence from the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study”, Social Science and Medicine, Vol. 120, November 2014, pp.224-232.

James Smith, John Strauss, Yaohui Zhao*, “Healthy Ageing in China,” The Journal of the Economics of Ageing, Volume 4, December 2014, 37-43

Xiaoyan Lei, James P. Smith*, Xiaoting Sun, Yaohui Zhao. “Gender differences in cognition in China and reasons for change over time: Evidence from CHARLS,” The Journal of the Economics of Ageing, Volume 4, December 2014, 46-55

Yaohui Zhao*, James P. Smith, and John Strauss. "Can China age healthily?." The Lancet 384.9945 (2014): 723-724.

Yaohui Zhao*, Hu, Yisong, James Smith, John Strauss, Gonghuan Yang. “Cohort Profile: The China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study (CHARLS),” International Journal of Epidemiology, (2014) 43 (1): 61-68 doi:10.1093/ije/dys203

Xiaoyan Lei, Xiaoting Sun, John Strauss, Yaohui Zhao, Gonghuan Yang, Perry Hu, Yisong Hu, Xiangjun Yin, “Health Outcomes and Socio-economic Status among the Mid-Aged and Elderly in China: Evidence from the CHARLS National Baseline Data,” The Journal of the Economics of Ageing, Vol. 3 (2014), 29-43

Xiaoyan Lei, Chuanchuan Zhang, Yaohui Zhao. “Incentive Problems in China’s New Rural Pension Program,” Research in Labor Economics, Vol. 37, 2013 (pp. 181 - 201)

James Smith, Meng Tian, Yaohui Zhao. “Community effects on elderly health: Evidence from CHARLS national baseline,” The Journal of the Economics of Ageing, Volumes 1–2, November 2013, Pages 50–59

Huang, Wei; Lei, Xiaoyan; Ridder, Geert; Strauss, John and Zhao, Yaohui: Health, Height, Height Shrinkage and SES at Older Ages: Evidence from China, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Vol. 5, No. 2, 86-121, 2013

Yang Wang, Jian Wang, Elizabeth Maitland, Yaohui Zhao, Stephen Nicholas and Mingshan Lu, “Growing old before growing rich: inequality in health service utilization among the mid-aged and elderly in Gansu and Zhejiang Provinces, China,” BMC Health Services Research 2012, 12:302 (doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-302)

Xiaoyan Lei, Yuqing Hu, John J. McArdle, James Smith, Yaohui Zhao. “Gender Differences in Cognition among Older Adults in China,” Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 47, No. 4, Fall 2012, pp. 951-971

James P. Smith, Yan Shen, John Strauss, Yang Zhe, Yaohui Zhao. “The Effects of Childhood Health on Adult Health and SES in China,” Economic Development and Cultural Change, Vol. 61, No. 1 (October 2012), pp. 127-156
Xiaoyan Lei, Nina Yin, Yaohui Zhao. “Socioeconomic status and chronic diseases: The case of hypertension in China,” China Economic Review, 23 (2012) 105–121

John Strauss, Xiaoyan Lei, Albert Park, Yan Shen, James P. Smith, Zhe Yang, Yaohui Zhao. “Health Outcomes and Socio-economic Status Among the Elderly in China: Evidence from the CHARLS Pilot,” Journal of Population Ageing, (2011) 3:111–142 (DOI 10.1007/s12062-011-9033-9)

Shuming Bao, Örn B. Bodvarsson, Jack W. Hou, Yaohui Zhao. “The Regulation of Migration in a Transition Economy: China’s Hukou System,” Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 29, No. 4, October 2011, 564–579

Shuming Bao, Örn B. Bodvarsson, Jack W. Hou, Yaohui Zhao. “Migration in China During 1985-2000: The Effects of Past Migration, Investments, and Deregulation,” The Chinese Economy, 42(4), (2009, July-August), 7-27

Shuming Bao, Örn B. Bodvarsson and Jack W. Hou, Yaohui Zhao.  “The Deregulation of People Flows in China: Did the Structure of Migration Change?” The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol. 51, No. 4, 2008, pp. 533-548

Junsen Zhang, Jun Han, Pak-Wai Liu, Yaohui Zhao. “Trends in the Gender Earnings Differential in Urban China, 1988-2004,” Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 61, No. 2 (January 2008), 224-242.

Hongbin Li, Lai Ting Sin, Junsen Zhang, Yaohui Zhao. “Relative Earnings of Husbands and Wives in Urban China,” China Economic Review, 17, 2006, pp. 412-431

Junsen Zhang, Yaohui Zhao, Albert Park, Xiaoqing Song. “Economic Returns to Schooling in Urban China, 1988 to 2001,” Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 33, No. 4, 730-752, 2005

Justin Lin, Gewei Wang, Yaohui Zhao. “Regional Inequality and Labor Migration in China,” Economic Development and Cultural Change, Vol. 52, No. 3, 587-604, April 2004.

Shi Li, Yaohui Zhao. “The Decline of In-kind Wage Payments in Urban China,” Journal of Chinese Economics and Business Studies, Vol. 1, No. 2, 245-258, 2003

Yaohui Zhao. “The Role of Migrant Networks in Labor Migration: The Case of China,” Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 21, No. 4, 500-511, October 2003.

Yaohui Zhao. “Causes and Consequences of Return Migration: Recent Evidence from China,” Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 30, no. 2., 376-394, June 2002

Yaohui Zhao, Jianguo Xu, “Chinese Urban Pension System: Reforms and Problems,” Cato Journal, Vol. 21. No. 3, 395-414, 2002

Yaohui Zhao. “Earnings Differentials between State and Non-State Enterprises in Urban China,” Pacific Economic Review, Vol. 7, No. 1, 181-197, 2002

Yaohui Zhao. “Foreign Direct Investment and Relative Wages: The Case of China,” China Economic Review, Vol. 12, No.1, pp. 1-18, 2001

Yaohui Zhao, James Wen. “Land holding and social security in rural China,” Homo oeconomicus, Vol. XVI (2), 1999.

Yaohui Zhao. “Labor migration and earnings differences: the case of China,” Economic Development and Cultural Change, Vol. 47, No. 4, 767-782, July 1999

D. B. Gardner, Yaohui Zhbao. “China’s food security—are there grounds to be concerned?” Choices, first quarter 1999.

Yaohui Zhao. “Leaving the countryside: rural to urban migration decisions in China,” American Economic Review (papers and proceedings), Vol. 89, 281-286, May 1999

Yaohui Zhao. “Labor migration and returns to rural education in China,” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 79, 1278-1287, November 1997.

英文书章节:

Yaohui Zhao, Labor and Employment in China, in Shenggen Fan, Ravi Kanbur, Shang-Jin Wei, Xiaobo Zhang (eds.), The Oxford Companion to the Economics of China, Oxford University Press, 2014

Xiaoyan Lei, Chuanchuan Zhang, Yaohui Zhao “Old-Age Support and Protection,” in Juzhong Zhuang, Yiping Huang, and Paul Vandenberg (eds.), Avoiding the Middle-Income Trap: Challenges facing the Chinese Economy, Oxford University Press, 2014

Xiaoyan Lei, John Giles, Yuqing Hu, Albert Park and John Strauss, Yaohui Zhao. “Patterns and Correlates of Intergenerational Non-Time Transfers; Evidence from CHARLS”, in M. Majmundar and J.P. Smith (eds.), Aging in Asia: Findings from New and Emerging Data Initiatives, Committee on Policy Research and Data Needs to Meet the Challenge of Aging in Asia, pp.207-228, National Research Council. Washington D.C.: National Academies Press, 2012.

Yuqing Hu, Xiaoyan Lei, James Smith, Yaohui Zhao. “Effects of Social Activities on Cognitive Functions: Evidence from CHARLS,” in M. Majmundar and J.P. Smith (eds.), Aging in Asia: Findings from New and Emerging Data Initiatives, Committee on Policy Research and Data Needs to Meet the Challenge of Aging in Asia, pp.279-308, National Research Council. Washington D.C.: National Academies Press, 2012.

Hong Hao, Xiaoyan Lei, Lin Li, Albert Park, John Strauss, Li Yang, Yaohui Zhao. “Health care and insurance among the elderly in China: Evidence from the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study, Pilot”, in M. Majmundar and J.P. Smith (eds.), Aging in Asia: Findings from New and Emerging Data Initiatives, Committee on Policy Research and Data Needs to Meet the Challenge of Aging in Asia, pp.342-370, National Research Council.  Washington D.C.: National Academies Press, 2012

Albert Park, Yan Shen, John Strauss, Yaohui Zhao. “Relying on Whom? Poverty and Consumption Financing of China’s Elderly,” in M. Majmundar and J.P. Smith (eds.), Aging in Asia: Findings from New and Emerging Data Initiatives, Committee on Policy Research and Data Needs to Meet the Challenge of Aging in Asia, pp.148-172, National Research Council.  Washington D.C.: National Academies Press, 2012.

Fang Cai, Albert Park, Yaohui Zhao. “The Chinese Labor Market in the Reform Era,” in China’s Economic Transition: Origins, Mechanisms, and Consequences, Loren Brandt and Tom Rawski, (eds.), Cambridge University Press, 167-214, 2008

Junsen Zhang, Yaohui Zhao. “How much have the returns to education in urban China increased during the reform period?” in Education and Reform in China, Emily Hannum and Albert Park (eds.), Routledge, 2007

Terry Sicular, Yaohui Zhao. “Earnings and Labor Mobility in Rural China: Implications for China’s Accession to the WTO,” in Impacts and Policy Implications of WTO Accession for China, Bhattasali, D., Li, Shantong, and Martin, W. (eds.), World Bank, 2004

Yaohui Zhao. “Rural-urban migration in China: the past and present,” in West and Zhao (eds.) Chinese Rural Labor Flows, Institute for East Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley , 2000

Yaohui Zhao, James Wen “Chinese rural social security and land holding” in Z. Yin, L. Lin and D. Gates (eds.) Social Security Reform: Options for China, World Scientific Pulishing Co. Pte. Ltd., 2000

Yaohui Zhao. “The nature of the Chinese state-owned enterprises and implications for employment,” in James Wen and Dianqing Xu (eds.) Reformability of State Sector in China, World Scientific Publishing House, 1997.

Chinese journal articles

Chuanchuan Zhang, Yaohui Zhao. “Associations between youth and older worker employment: Evidence from China,” World Economy, Vol. 5, pp74-90, 2014
张川川、赵耀辉:《老年人就业和年轻人就业的关系:来自中国的经验证据》,《世界经济》2014年第5期第74-90页

Qin Li, Xiaoyan Lei, Yaohui Zhao. “The Effect of Health on the Labor Supply of Mid-aged and Older Chinese,” China Economic Quarterly, Vol. 13 (4), 917-938, 2014
李琴、雷晓燕、赵耀辉,“健康对中国中老年人劳动供给的影响”,《经济学季刊》,2014, 第13卷,第4期,917-938

Xiaoyan Lei, Li Tan, Yaohui Zhao. “Does Retirement Affect Health?” China Economic Quarterly, vol. 9, no. 4, 2010
雷晓燕、谭力、赵耀辉,“退休会影响健康吗?” 《经济学(季刊)》, 2010,第9卷,第4期: 1539-1558

Xuejun Liu, Yaohui Zhao. “The Effect of Labor Migration on Urban Labor Market,” China Economic Quarterly, vol. 8, no. 2, 693-710, 2009
刘学军、赵耀辉,“劳动力流动对城市劳动力市场的影响,” 《经济学季刊》, 第8卷 第2期, 693-710, 2009年1月

“The Ownership Structure of Employment in Urban China: 1988-2000,” (with Di Li and Junsen Zhang) China Economic Quarterly, vol. 4 supplement, 23-44, 2005
李荻、张俊森、赵耀辉, “中国城镇就业所有制结构的演变:1988—2000年”,《经济学季刊》, 第4卷增刊23-44, 2005年10月

“Analyzing Causes of the Decline of In-Kind Payment in Urban China” (with S. Li) China Economic Quarterly, Vol. 1 no. 3, 575-589, July 2002
赵耀辉、李实,“中国城镇职工实物收入下降的原因分析”,《经济学季刊》第1卷第3期,575-589,2002年7月

“Incentive Problems in China’s Pension System,” China Economic Quarterly, Vol. 1, no.1, 193-207, Oct. 2001
赵耀辉、徐建国,“我国城镇养老保险体制中的激励机制问题” , 《经济学季刊》, 第1卷第1期,193-207, 2001年10月

“Alternative Transition Paths in the Chinese Urban Pension System” (with J. Xu), Reform, No.3, 2000
赵耀辉、徐建国,“我国城镇养老保险体制的转轨问题”, 《改革》, 2000年第3期

“Labor migration and education in rural Sichuan province,” Journal of Economic Research (jingji yanjiu), April, 1997
赵耀辉,1997,《中国农村劳动力流动及教育在其中的作用》,《经济研究》第2期,37-42.

“Rural-to-urban labor migration in China: 1949-1985,” (with Liu Qiming), Population Science of China, February, 1997
刘启明、赵耀辉,“中国城乡迁移的历史研究:1949-1985”,《中国人口科学》,1997年

Chinese book chapters

蔡昉、朴之水、赵耀辉,“改革中的中国劳动力市场”,收于《伟大的中国经济转型》,勃兰特和罗斯基编,方颖等译,格致出版社,140-181页,2009年10月
“The Chinese Labor Market in the Reform Era,” (with Fang Cai and Albert Park), in China’s Economic Transition: Origins, Mechanisms, and Consequences, Loren Brandt and Tom Rawski, (eds.), Cambridge University Press, 2008

赵耀辉、刘学军等,“劳动力城乡迁移的基本态势及其对城市劳动力市场的影响——基于2005年1%人口抽样调查数据的分析”,收于国家统计局人口和就业统计司编《2005年全国1%人口抽样调查课题论文集》中国统计出版社, 2008
“Rural-to-urban migration: describing the trend and analyzing the impact on the urban labor market using the 2005 1% population survey,”(with Xuejun Liu and others), in Population and Employment Statistics Division of the National Bureau of Statistics (ed.) Collected Papers on the 2005 1% Population Survey, China Statistics Press, 2008

赵耀辉、刘学军等, “中国人口迁移与收入差距,” 收于国务院人口普查办公室, 国家统计局人口和社会科技统计司编, 《转型期的中国人口》,中国统计出版社, 2005年8月,747-773页
“Population Migration and Regional Income Gaps in China.” (with Xuejun Liu and others), in Population Census Bureau of the State Council, Population, Social, Science and Technology Statistics Division of the National Bureau of Statistics (ed.) Chinese Population in Transition, China Statistics Press, June, 2005, pp. 747-773

“Employment Choice and Wage Determination in Urban China,” (with J. Xu), in Y. Wang and A. Chen (eds.), China’s Labor Market and Problems of Employment, Southeastern University of Finance and Economics Press, 2000
“中国城镇的就业选择与收入决定” (与徐建国),刊于《中国劳动力市场与就业问题》,王裕国、陈爱民主编,西南财经大学出版社,2000年

“Rural social security and the land system in China” (with J. Wen) in Dianqing Xu, Zunsheng Yin, and Yuxin Zheng (eds.) China's Social Security Reform, Economic Science Press, Beijing, 1999
“中国农村社会保障与土地制度”(与文贯中合著),刊于《中国社会保障体制改革》,徐滇庆、尹尊声、郑玉歆编,经济科学出版社,1999年

“Labor migration in Sichuan province and the role of education,” in Ying Du and Nansheng Bai (eds.) Going Out of Villages, China Economic Press, 1998
“四川省农村劳动力流动与教育在其中的作用”,刊于杜鹰与白南生主编《走出乡村》,中国经济出版社,1998,

“Labor Migration and education in Rural Sichuan province,” in Beijing Unirule Economics Research Institute (ed.) Chinese economics 1997, Shanghai People’s Press, 1998
另收于北京天则经济研究所编《中国经济学1997》,上海人民出版社,1999。

“An analysis of China’s TVE ownership and its implications for rural employment,” in Wen Hai (ed.) Chinese Township Village Enterprises: Nature, Experience, and Reform, China Industry and Commerce Association Press, 1997
“中国乡镇企业的产权及其对农村就业行为的影响”,收于海闻主编《中国乡镇企业》,中国工商联出版社,1997年

“The nature of the state-owned enterprises in China and effects on their behavior,” in Dianqing Xu and Guanzhong Wen (eds.) The Reform of State Enterprises in China, China Economics Press, 1996
“中国国有企业的性质及对其行为的影响”,收于徐滇庆和文贯中编《中国国有企业改革》,中国经济出版社,1996

“Urban employment in China,” in Li Yi-Ning (ed.) Positive Analysis of Chinese Macroeconomy, Peking University Press, 1992
“中国城市就业”,收于厉以宁和陈良琨编《中国宏观经济的实证分析》,北京大学出版社,1992年

Books

Agriculture, Rural Economy and Farmers in Economic Development: Colleted Papers by D. Gale Johnson (co-editor), with Yifu Lin, The Commercial Press, 2004 (in Chinese)
《经济发展中的农业、农村、农民问题》,(美)D.盖尔•约翰逊著;与林毅夫编译,商务印书馆,2004年

The Chinese Economy in an Evolving World (co-editor), with Yifu Lin, Peking University Press, 2000 (in Chinese)
《变化中的世界经济》,与林毅夫合编,北京大学出版社,2000年

Chinese Rural Labor Flows (co-editor), with Loraine West, Institute for East Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley , 2000

 
 
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