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Research Interests

Her research provides empirical evidence for a set of core questions in development economics that broadly fall into three sub-categories: demography and development, geography and development and institutions and development.

Education/Academic qualification

Economics, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

… → 2005

Economics, Government, Japanese and Mathematics, BA, University of Texas at Austin

… → 2001

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Research Output

  • 743 Citations
  • 13 Article
  • 2 Comment/debate

On the road: Access to transportation infrastructure and economic growth in China

Banerjee, A., Duflo, E. & Qian, N., Jun 2020, In : Journal of Development Economics. 145, 102442.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Economic transition and private-sector labor: Evidence from urban China

    Iyer, L., Meng, X., Qian, N. & Zhao, X., Sep 1 2019, In : Journal of Comparative Economics. 47, 3, p. 579-600 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Life-cycle human capital accumulation across countries: Lessons from US immigrants

    Lagakos, D., Moll, B., Porzio, T., Qian, N. & Schoellman, T., Jun 1 2018, In : Journal of Human Capital. 12, 2, p. 305-342 38 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 4 Scopus citations

    Life cycle wage growth across countries

    Lagakos, D., Moll, B., Porzio, T., Qian, N. & Schoellman, T., Apr 2018, In : Journal of Political Economy. 126, 2, p. 797-849 53 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 30 Scopus citations

    Migrants and the making of america: The shortand long-run effects of immigration during the age of mass migration

    Sequeira, S., Nunn, N. & Qian, N., Sep 2017, In : CESifo DICE Report. 15, 3, p. 30-34 5 p., 11112017003007.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate