Yi Niu

Yi Niu
Capital University of Economics and Business, Beijing · International School of Economics and Management

PhD

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March 2013 - February 2016
Capital University of Economics and Business, Be
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  • Professor (Assistant)

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Publications (9)
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This paper investigates whether and how regional industrial structure/concentration influences firm productivity. Based on the firm-level data from China, the paper estimates firm productivity with regional structure conditioning on agglomeration effects and concludes that regional industrial structure plays little role in firm’s output, but affect...
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This paper investigates the selection effects of market size on firm productivity by using firm-level data on Chinese manufacturing industries for the period 1998–2007. China's provinces are an appropriate proxy for market size due to local (provincial) protectionism, which generates fragmented domestic markets. The estimated results using a quanti...
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This paper examines the spatial structure of Beijing to determine the relationship between land price and housing price. The purposes of the paper are two-fold. One is to help to better understand the roles in which land markets play in urban development and the other is to explain skyrocketing land prices, particularly in the first decade of the 2...
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We present in this paper an analysis of economic centers and their role in shaping employment development patterns and travel behavior in the state of Maryland. We begin by identifying 23 economic centers in the Baltimore-Washington region. We then examine these centers first in their role as centers of economic activity and then in their role as n...
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Previous research provides evidence that jobs and firms in U.S. metropolitan areas are concentrated in economic centers, creating a polycentric urban form. Previous research also suggests that firms realize localization economies when they locate near other firms in the same industry and urbanization economies when they locate near firms in other i...
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Purpose – The paper's aim is to estimate the benefits and costs of China's affordable housing program, as well as to provide recommendations to this housing policy. Design/methodology/approach – The Cobb-Douglas utility function is employed to estimate the net benefits of the affordable housing policy. Both of the sunk costs and current costs are c...

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