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April 13 2009

Shuang Zhang, an ILR MS/PhD student will conduct her research at the Australia National University

Shuang Zhang Shuang Zhang, an ILR MS/PhD student has recently received an International Programs grant in the amount of $750 to conduct her research at the Australia National University. Shuang will conduct research on earnings mobility in urban China and how changes in individual-specific labor market conditions shape earnings mobility by using a series of matched panel datasets for urban China for the period 1992-2008. Matched data have been used previously in a study that went up to 2001. Shuang's work will use the 2008 survey and match the households to earlier years.

It will therefore be the first to analyze movements out of poverty in China in the decade of the 2000s. To acquire this dataset, Shuang will work with Prof. Xin Meng, Prof. Bob Gregory and Cathy Gong (a NBS official) at the Australia National University this summer.

View Shuang's proposal