C. Simon Fan

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Contact Information:

Email: fansimon@ln.edu.hk

Home Page:  http://www.ln.edu.hk/econ/staff/fansimon/fan.html

Address:  Department of Economics, Lingnan University, Tuen Mun, N.T., Hong Kong

Phone: (852) 2616 7206

Fax: (852) 2891 7940

Selected Publications:

  1. 2011. ¡§A Theory of Migration as a Response to Occupational Stigma,¡¨ with Oded Stark, International Economic Review. 52(2): 549 -571.

  2. 2011. "The Prospect of Migration, Sticky Wages, and ¡¥Educated Unemployment¡¦", with Oded Stark, Review of International Economics, Vol. 19, Issue 2, pp. 277 -287.

  3. 2011. "Migration for Degrading Work as an Escape from Humiliation," with Oded Stark, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization,  77(3): 241-247.

  4. 2010. ¡§Training and Worker Effort: A Signaling Perspective,¡¨ with Xiangdong Wei, Canadian Journal of Economics, 43(2): 604-621.

  5. 2009. ¡§Political Decentralization and Corruption: Evidence from around the World,¡¨ with Chen Lin and Daniel Treisman, Journal of Public Economics, February 2009, 93(1-2): 14-34.

  6. 2008. ¡§Looking at the "Population Problem" through the Prism of Heterogeneity: Welfare and Policy Analyses,¡¨ with  Oded Stark, International Economic Review, August 2008, 49(3): 799-835.

  7. 2008. ¡§Rural-to-Urban Migration, Human Capital, and Agglomeration,¡¨ with  Oded Stark,  Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization,  October 2008, 68 (1): 234-247.  

  8. 2008. ¡§Imports of Capital Goods and Enterprise Performance: A Firm-Level Analysis,¡¨ with Yifan Hu, Applied Economics Letters, 2008, 15(4-6): 391 -394.

  9. 2008. ¡§FDI对˜Ç内¥øž²§Þ术创·s¼v’઺²z论©M‰b证¬ã¨s,¡¨ with ­J¤@¦| and 郑红«G,  ‰r‰k¬ã¨s, 2008, 477(43): 98-102.

  10. 2008. "Religious Participation and Children's Education: A Social Capital Approach," Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2008, 65(2): 303-317.

  11.  2007. ¡§International Migration and ¡§Educated Unemployment¡¨,¡¨ with  Oded Stark,  Journal of Development Economics, 2007, 83(1): 76-87.

  12. 2007. ¡§The Brain Drain, "Educated Unemployment," Human Capital Formation, and Economic Betterment,¡¨ with  Oded Stark, Economics of Transition, 2007, 15(4): 629-660.

  13. 2007. ¡§Losses and Gains to Developing Countries from the Migration of Educated Workers: An Overview of Recent Research, and New Reflections,¡¨ with  Oded Stark, World Economics, 2007, 8(2): 259-269.

  14. 2007. ¡§Foreign Direct Investment and Indigenous Technological Efforts: Evidence from China,¡¨ with Yifan Hu, Economics Letters, 2007, 96(2): 253-258.

  15. 2007. ¡§The Analytics of Seasonal Migration,¡¨ with  Oded Stark, Economics Letters, 2007, 94(2): 304-312.

  16. 2007. ¡§A Social Proximity Explanation of the Reluctance to Assimilate,¡¨ with  Oded Stark, Kyklos (International Review for Social Sciences), 2007, 60(1): 55-63.

  17. 2007.  ¡§Sticky Wage, Efficiency Wage, and Keynesian Unemployment,¡¨ Pacific Economic Review, 2007, 12(2): 213-224.

  18. 2006. ¡§The Law of One Price: Evidence from the Transitional Economy of China¡¨, with Xiangdong Wei, Review of Economics and Statistics, 2006, 88(4): 682-697.

  19. 2006. ¡§Do the Rich Save More? A New View Based on Intergenerational Transfers,¡¨ Southern Economic Journal, 2006, 73(2): 362-373.  

  20. 2006. ¡§Kleptocracy and Corruption,¡¨ Journal of Comparative Economics, 2006, 34(1): 57-74.

  21. 2005. "Survival of the Gene, Intergenerational Transfers and Precautionary Saving," Journal of Development Economics, 2005, 76(2): 451-479.      

  22. 2005.  "Increasing Returns, Product Quality, and International Trade," Economica,  2005, 72: 151-169.

  23. 2004. "Relative Wage, Child Labor and Human Capital," Oxford Economic Papers, 2004, 56(4): 687-700.  

  24. 2004. "Quality, Trade, and Growth," Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2004, 55(2): 271-291.   

  25. 2004. "Extramarital Affairs, Marital Satisfaction, and Divorce: Evidence from Hong Kong," with Hon-Kwong Lui, Contemporary Economic Policy, 2004, 22(4): 442-452.  

  26. 2004. "Child Labor and the Interaction between the Quantity and Quality of Children," Southern Economic Journal, 2004, 71(1): 21-35.  

  27. 2004. "Trade and Wage Inequality: The Hong Kong Case," with Kui-yin Cheung, Pacific Economic Review,  2004, 9(2): 131-142.

  28. 2003. ¡§Structural Change and the Narrowing Gender Gap in Wages: Theory and Evidence from Hong Kong,¡¨ with Hon-Kwong Lui, Labour  Economics, 2003, 10(5): 609-626.

  29. 2002. ¡§Does Trade Lead to Wage Inequality? A Cross-industry Analysis,¡¨ with Kui-yin Cheung, Journal of Asia Pacific Economy, 2002, 7(2): 147-159.

  30.  2001. ¡§A Model of Intergenerational Transfers,¡¨ Economic Theory, 2001, 17(2): 399-418.

  31. 2001. ¡§Incentive and ¡¥Corruption¡¦ in Chinese Economic Reform,¡¨ with Herschel I. Grossman, Journal of Policy Reform, 2001, 4(3): 195-206.

  32. 2001. ¡§A Model of Endogenous Divorce and Endogenous Fertility,¡¨ Journal of Population Economics, 2001, 14(1): 101-117.

  33. 1999. ¡§Human Capital, Growth, and Inequality in Russia,¡¨ with Jody Overland, and Michael Spagat, Journal of Comparative Economics, 1999, 27(4): 618-643.

  34. 1998. ¡§Does Consumer Sentiment Forecast Household Spending? The Hong Kong Case,¡¨ with Phoebe Wong, Economics Letters, 1998, 58(1): 77-84.

 

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