Yiqng Xu | Research


"ebalance: A Stata Package for Entropy Balancing" (with Jens Hainmueller). Journal of Statistical Software (August, 2013, Vol. 54, Iss. 7. PDF, Software&Data, Replication Script, Abstract

Working Papers

"Informal Institutions, Collective Action, and Public Goods Expenditure in Rural China" (with Yang Yao) PDF, Abstract

"Making Democracy Work: The Influence of Social Capital on Elections and Public Goods in China" (with Gerard Padro-i-Miquel, Nancy Qian and Yang Yao) PDF, Abstract

"On Deliberative Authoritarian Governance" (with Jidong Chen) PDF, Abstract

"Outspoken Insiders: Who Complains About the Government in Authoritarian China?" (with Lily L. Tsai) Abstract

"Why Do More Educated People Complain More? Evidence from Chinese Provincial Capitals"

"The Voice of Migrants: Public Consciousness and Political Participation" (with Ming Lu and Zhao Chen)

"Connections Pay Off: Political Visits and Bank Loans in the Crisis" (with Yunxia Bai and Ninghua Zhong) Abstract

Work in Progress

"The Grand Canal, Communism, and Modern Economic Performance: A Study on the Persistence of Economic Activity in China, 1000-2012 A.D." (with Nancy Qian)

"The Emergence of Chinese Urban System: Courier Routes and Population Divergence, 1500-2010" (with Ming Lu).

"Does Intra-Party Democracy Ever Exist in China?" (with Yasheng Huang)