Directrice de recherche CNRS
Natural resources economics
Asian countries (China)
Internal (return) migration in China : Motives and constraints to labour mobility.
Ethnicity, economic development and well-being in China.
Forest resources protection and local population welfare : Case studies comparison from China.
Agglomeration economies, spatial sorting and labour market segmentation in China.
Urbanisation and migration externalities in China, with Pierre-Philippe Combes & Li Shi, February 2013.
Left-behind children and return decisions of rural migrants in China, with Xu Hui, July 2011.
Volunteer and satisfied ? Rural households’ participation to a pro-environment program in China, with Adeline Pelletier.
Pro-rural policies, income source diversification and inequality : Evaluating a food-for-work program in rural China, with Chen Yu.
Return migration, gender and business ownership : Evidence from rural China, with Hu Feng.
The economic sustainability of the Sloping Land Conversion Program in China : Evidence from Sichuan and Inner Mongolia household-level data, with Yang Weiyong.
Infrastructure : general, March 2012.
Migration, remittances and rural employment patterns : Evidence from China, with Li Shi, Research in Labor Economics, 2013, 37:31-63, forthcoming.
Payments for ecological restoration and internal migration in China : The Sloping Land Conversion Program in Ningxia, with Wan Haiyuan, IZA Journal of Migration, 2012, 1:10.
Mapping modes of rural labour migration in China, in Rebalancing and Sustaining Growth in China, ed. by H. McKay & L. Song, ANU E-Press, 2012, 207-223.
Earnings differentials between the public and private sectors in China : Exploring changes for urban local residents in the 2000s, with Li Shi & Yang Juan, China Economic Review, 2012, 23(1):138-153.
Return migrants : The rise of new entrepreneurs in rural China, with Xu Hui, World Development, 2011, 39(10):1847-1861.
Poverty and firewood consumption : A case study of rural households in northern China, with Martin Fournier, China Economic Review, 2011, 22(4):512-523.
Editorial - Rural Migrants : On the Fringe of the City, a Bridge to the Countryside, China Perspectives, 2010-4. View the Content of the Special Issue. [Editorial - Les migrants ruraux : en marge des villes, un pont avec les campagnes].
Rural households’ decisions towards income diversification : Evidence from a township in northern China, with Martin Fournier & Yang Weiyong, China Economic Review, 2010, 21:S32-S44.
Migrants as second-class workers in urban China ? A decomposition analysis, with Marc Gurgand, Li Shi & Yue Ximing, Journal of Comparative Economics, 2009, 37(4):610-628.
Discrimination et libéralisation : Les femmes sur le marché du travail dans la Chine urbaine, with Chen Yi & Martin Fournier, Revue Française d’Economie, 2009, 24(1):207-238.
Forest management policies and resource balance in China : an assessment of the current situation, with Hou Yuanzhao & Yang Weiyong, The Journal of Environment and Development, 2009, 18(1):17-41.
The evolution of gender earnings gaps and discrimination in urban China, 1988-95, with Chen Yi & Martin Fournier, The Developing Economies, 2007, 45(1):97-121.
Economic liberalization and rising segmentation in China’s urban labor market, with Martin Fournier, Li Shi & Wei Zhong, Asian Economic Papers, 2006, 5(3):58-101.
Urban income inequality in China revisited, 1988-2002, with Martin Fournier & Li Shi, Economics Letters, 2006, 93(3):354-359.
Economic changes and afforestation incentives in rural China, with Yang Weiyong, Environment and Development Economics, 2006, 11(5):629-649.
Earnings differentials and ownership structure in Chinese enterprises, with Chen Yi & Martin Fournier, Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2005, 53(4):933-958.
SEBA-GATE activities - PICS 5716
Annual SEBA-GATE workshops :
NEW - Feb. 2013 Chapters from Rising Inequality in China : Challenge to a Harmonious Society, by Shi Li, Hiroshi Sato and Terry Sicular, eds., revised August, 2012, forthcoming 2013 from Cambridge University Press.
Conférences débats GATE-IAO
GATE-CEFC-UIBE China Conference 2007
French Centre for Research on Contemporary China (CEFC)
My own work
A selection of links to learn more about this particular migration episode and related topics