Food Markets

Scholarly Publications

Gender and Off-farm Employment: Evidence from Rural China

July 2016

Abstract: The goal of the present paper is to examine how the expansion of the economy from 2000 has affected rural off-farm labor market participation.

Assessment of the Development of Groundwater Market in Rural China

July 2014

Abstract: Using field survey data collected by the authors, this chapter first describes groundwater markets in northern China that have been developing rapidly in the past two decades.

Road Expansion and Off-Farm Work in Rural China

July 2014

Abstract: This study estimates the impact of road expansion on off-farm activities in rural China.