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«DEGREES Ph.D. October, 1983 University of Illinois M.A. May, 1979 University of Illinois B.S. May, 1977 Wesleyan University EMPLOYMENT 2015 Noranda ...»

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CURRICULUM VITAE

March 2016

A. BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

PERSONAL

Loren Brandt 102 Wells Hill Ave Department of Economics

Toronto, Ontario University of Toronto

M5R 3A8 150 St. George Street

Toronto, Ontario M5S lAl

(416) 978-4442

DEGREES

Ph.D. October, 1983 University of Illinois M.A. May, 1979 University of Illinois B.S. May, 1977 Wesleyan University EMPLOYMENT 2015 Noranda Chair in Economics and International Trade, University of Toronto 2015-2017 Visiting Professor, University of Oslo 2011, Spring Visiting Professor, University of Washington 2009, Spring Visiting Professor, Australian National University 2008, Fall Visiting Professor, Guanghua School of Management, Beijing University 1998 Full Professor, Department of Economics, University of Toronto 1990 to 1998 Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Toronto.

1988 to 1990 Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Toronto.

1987, Fall Visiting Professor, Stanford University.

1986 to 1987 Adjunct Lecturer, Leavy School of Business, Santa Clara University.

1985 to 1987 Visiting Scholar, Hoover Institution, Stanford University.

1983 to 1986 Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, St. Olaf College.

HONORS Editorial Board, Frontiers of Economics in China, 2014-.

Editorial Board, China Quarterly, 2012-.

Research Fellow, Oxford China Growth Center, 2010.

Research Fellow, Institute for Labor Studies (IZA), Bonn, Germany, 2008.

Editorial Board, Explorations in Economics History, 1998-2006.

Visiting Professor, UCLA, April 1998.

Fellow, William Davidson Institute, University of Michigan, 1997-2005 Connaught Research Fellowship in the Humanities and Social Sciences, 1994.

National Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, 1986-87.

Mellon Language Fellowship, American Council of Learned Societies, Summer, 1986.

Fellowship for Postdoctoral Research, American Council of Learned Societies, 1985.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND ACTIVITIES

Member, American Economic Association and Association of Asian Studies B. RESEARCH AWARDS University of Toronto, General Research Grant, 1988; $3,500.

University of Toronto, Connaught New Staff Grants, 1988-90; $10,000.

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, 1989-91; $36,000.

Committee for Scholarly Communications with China (U.S.), 1991-92; $28,000.

International Development Research Centre, 1992-95; $135,000.

World Bank, 1992-95; $85,000.

University of Toronto, General Research Grant, 1991; $3,500.

ACLS/SSRC Working Grant, 1991; $6,000.

University of Toronto, General Research Grant, 1991-92; $3,500.

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, 1992-94; $38,000.

Canadian International Development Agency, 1994-1996; $110,000.

Canadian International Development Agency, 1994-1996; $45,000.

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, 1996-98;$57,000.

Ford Foundation, 1996-97; $US 40,000.

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, 1999-2001, $62,000 William Davidson Institute, 1998-99, $US13,000 National Science Foundation, 1999-2001, $US225,000 Ford Foundation, 1999-2000, $US16,000 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, 2002-2004, $90,000 National Science Foundation, 2002-2004, $US 90,000 Smith-Richardson Foundation, 2002-2005 $US 235,000 CIDA, 2003-2004, $100,000 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, 2005-2008, $90,000 Sloan Foundation, $24,000 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, 2008-2011, $90,000 Lincoln Institute, 2010-2011, $30,000.

ICG, 2010-2012, $US135,000 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, 2011-2014, $84,000 International Center for Tax and Development, 2011-2012, $35,000 Smith Richardson Foundation, 2011-2014, $250,000 Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation, 2014-2015, $28,000 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, 2015-2019, $122,000.

C. SCHOLARLY AND PROFESSIONAL WORK

Articles Loren Brandt, Aloysius Siow and Carl Vogel, “Large Shocks and Small Changes in the Marriage Market for Famine Born Cohorts in China”, Journal of the European Economic Association, forthcoming.

Loren Brandt, Debin Ma and Thomas Rawski, “From Divergence to Convergence: Re-evaluating the History Behind China’s Economic Boom”, Journal of Economic Literature 45(1) (2014), 45-123.

Loren Brandt, Johannes Von Biesebroeck and Yifan Zhang, “Challenges of working with the Chinese NBS firm-level data,” China Economic Review 30 (2014), 339 – 352.

Loren Brandt, Aloysius Siow and Hui Wang. “Compensating for Unequal Parental Investments in Schooling”, Journal of Population Economics 28(2) (2013), 423-462.

Loren Brandt, Trevor Tombe and Xiaodong Zhu. “Factor Market Distortions Across Time, Space and Sectors in China”, Review of Economic Dynamics 16(1) (2013), 39-58.

Loren Brandt, Johannes Von Biesebroeck and Yifan Zhang, “Creative Accounting or Creative Destruction: Firm-level Productivity Growth in Chinese Manufacturing”, Journal of Development Economics 97(2) (2012), 339-351.

Dwayne Benjamin, Loren Brandt, and John Giles, “Did High Inequality Impede Growth in Rural China”, Economic Journal, 129(557) (2011), 1281-1309.





Loren Brandt and Eric Thun, Going Mobile in China: Shifting Value Chains and Upgrading in the Mobile Telecom Sector, International Journal of Technological Learning, Innovation and Development, (2011).

Loren Brandt and Eric Thun, "The Fight for the Middle: Upgrading, Competition, and Industrial Development in China", World Development 38(11) ( 2010), 1555-1574.

Loren Brandt and Arthur Hosios, “Interest Free Loans Between Villagers”, Economic Development and Cultural Change, 58(2) (2009), 345-372.

Loren Brandt and Matthew Turner, “The Usefulness of Imperfect Elections: The Case of Rural China”, Economics and Politics, 19(3) (2007), 453-480.

Loren Brandt and Carsten Holz, “Spatial Deflators for China”, Economic Development and Cultural Change), 55(1) (2006), 43-86.

Loren Brandt, Hongbin Li and Joanne Roberts, “Banks and Enterprise Privatization in China”, Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, 21(2) (2005), 524-546.

Dwayne Benjamin, Loren Brandt and John Giles, “The Evolution of Income Inequality in Rural China”, Economic Development and Cultural Change, 53(4) (2005), 769-824.

Loren Brandt, Scott Rozelle, and Matt Turner, “Local Government Behavior and Property Right Formation in Rural China”, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics. 160(4) (2004), 627-662.

Loren Brandt, John Giles and Albert Park, “Competition under Credit Rationing: Theory and Evidence from Rural China”, Journal of Development Economics, (2003).

Loren Brandt and Hongbin Li, “Bank Discrimination in China: Ideology, Information or Incentives”, Journal of Comparative Economics 31 (2003), 387-413.

Dwayne Benjamin and Loren Brandt, “Property Rights, Labor Markets and Efficiency in an Economy in Transition: The Case of Rural China”, Canadian Journal of Economics 35(4) (2002), 689-716.

Loren Brandt, Jikun Huang, Guo Li and Scott Rozelle, “Land Rights in China: Facts, Fictions, and Issues,” The China Journal 47 (2002), 67-101.

Loren Brandt and Xiaodong Zhu, “Soft Budget Constraints and Inflationary Cycles”, Journal of Development Economics 64 (2001), 437-457.

Loren Brandt and Xiaodong Zhu, "Redistribution in a Decentralizing Economy: Growth and Inflation in Reform China, Journal of Political Economy 108 (2000), 422-435.

Dwayne Benjamin, Loren Brandt and Scott Rozelle, “Aging, Well-being, and Social Security in Rural North China,” Population and Development Review 26 (2000), 89-116.

Dwayne Benjamin and Loren Brandt, “Markets and Inequality in Rural Contemporary China: Parallels with the Past,” AER Papers and Proceedings 89(2) (1999), 292-295.

Dwayne Benjamin and Loren Brandt, "Land, Factor Markets, and Inequality in Rural China: Historical Evidence," Explorations in Economics History 3 (1997), 460-494.

Loren Brandt, "Reassessing the Late Nineteenth, Early Twentieth Century Chinese Economy," China Quarterly (1997).

Loren Brandt and Arthur Hosios, "Credit, Incentives, and Reputation: An Hedonic Analysis of Contractual Wage Profiles," Journal of Political Economy 104 (1996), 1172-1226.

Loren Brandt, "Interwar Japanese Agriculture: Revisionist Views on the Colonial Rice Policy and the Labor Surplus Hypothesis," Explorations in Economic History 30 (1993), 259-93. Reprinted in Japanese Economic History, Michael Smitka, editor, volume 7, 1998.

Sandra Archibald and Loren Brandt, "A Flexible Model of Factor-Biased Technological Change: An Application to Prewar Japanese Agriculture," Journal of Development Economics 35 (1991), 127Loren Brandt and Barbara Sands, "Beyond Malthus and Ricardo: Economic Growth, Land Concentration, and Income Distribution in Early Twentieth Century China," Journal of Economic History 50 (1990), 807-827.

Loren Brandt and Thomas Sargent, "Interpreting New Evidences about China and U.S. Silver Purchases," Journal of Monetary Economics 23 (1989), 31-51.

Loren Brandt, "Farm Household Behavior, Factor Markets, and the Distributive Consequences of Commercialization in Early Twentieth Century China," Journal of Economic History 47 (1987), 711-37.

Loren Brandt, "Chinese Agriculture and the International Economy, 1870-1930's: A Reassessment," Explorations in Economic History 22 (1985), 168-193.

Books and Monographs China’s Great Economic Transformation, ed. Loren Brandt and Thomas Rawski, Cambridge University Press, (2008). Published in Chinese in China (2009).

China’s Economy: Retrospect and Prospect, ed., Loren Brandt, Thomas Rawski and Gang Lin, Asia Program Special Report, No. 129, Woodrow Wilson International Center, Washington, DC, (2006).

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History, ed., Joel Mokyr (editor in chief), Maristella Botticini (assistant editor), Maxine Berg, Loren Brandt, Erik Buyst, Lou Cain, Jan de Vries, Paul Lovejoy and John Munro (area editors), in 5 vols. (New York: Oxford University Press) (2003).

Commercialization and Agricultural Development: Central and Eastern China, 1870-1937, Cambridge University Press (1989).

Book Chapters Loren Brandt, Debin Ma and Thomas Rawski, “Industrialization in China”, forthcoming, Industrialization and the Periphery, Jeffrey Williamson and Kevin O’Rourke, editors, Oxford University Press, forthcoming.

Loren Brandt, “Industrial Upgrading in China”, in Managing the Middle-Income Transition:

Challenges Facing the People’s Republic of China, Juzhong Zhuang, Paul Vandenberg, and Yiping Huang, editors. Edward Elgar, (2015).

Loren Brandt, “Industrial Upgrading in China”, Oxford Encyclopedia of the Chinese Economy, Oxford University Press (2015), 256-261.

Loren Brandt, “Local Governance and Rural Public Goods in China”, Oxford Encyclopedia of the Chinese Economy, Oxford University Press (2015), 334-340.

Loren Brandt, “The Rise of China”, Handbook of Major Events in Economic History, Routledge (2013), 293-302.

Richard Bird, Loren Brandt, Scott Rozelle and Linxiu Zhang, “Fiscal Reform and Rural Public Finance in China”, Lincoln Institute (2011).

Loren Brandt, ““Agricultural Growth in China since 1800”, Encyclopedia of Modern China, Gale Publishing (2009).

Loren Brandt, “The Standard of Living in China since 1800, Encyclopedia of Modern China, Gale Publishing (2009).

Loren Brandt and Thomas Rawski, “Chinese Economic Reform”, New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd Edition (2008).

Loren Brandt and Thomas Rawski, “Intro: China’s Great Economic Transformation” in China’s Great Economic Transformation, Cambridge University Press (2008), 1-26.

Loren Brandt, Thomas Rawski and John Sutton, “China’s Industrial Development” in China’s Great Economic Transformation, Cambridge University Press (2008), 569-632.

Loren Brandt, Changtai Hsieh and Xiaodong Zhu, “Growth and Structural Transformation in China” in China’s Great Economic Transformation, Cambridge University Press (2008), 683-728.

Dwayne Benjamin, Loren Brandt, John Giles and Sangui Wang, “Income Inequality During China’s Economic Transition” in China’s Great Economic Transformation, Cambridge University Press (2008), 729-775.

Loren Brandt and Xiaodong Zhu, “China’s Banking System and Economic Growth” in Chinese Finance at the Crossroads, ed. Charles Calomeris, Columbia University Press (2007), 133-185.

Loren Brandt, Albert Park, and Sangui Wang, “Are China’s Financial Reforms Leaving the Poor Behind”? in Financial Sector Reform in China, ed. Anthony Saich, Harvard University Press, 2005.

Dwayne Benjamin and Loren Brandt, “Agriculture and Income Distribution in Rural Vietnam during Reform: A Tale of Two Regions”, in Economic Growth, Poverty and Household Welfare: Policy Lessons from Vietnam, ed. David Dollar and Paul Glevve, World Bank, 2003.

Loren Brandt and Xiaodong Zhu, “What Ails China: A Long-run Perspective on Growth and Inflation (and Deflation) in China”, in East Asia post-crisis: Continuity and Change, ed. Wendy Dobson and Edward Safarian, University of Toronto Press (2002), 49-86. A condensed version of this paper appeared in The Region: Banking and Policy Issues Magazine, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, 17 (4) (2003), 49–58.

Dwayne Benjamin, Loren Brandt, Paul Glewwe and Guo Li, “Markets, Human Capital and Income Inequality in an Economy in Transition: The Case of Rural China,” in Inequality Around the World, ed. Richard Freeman, Palgrave-MacMillan (2002), 87-127.

Loren Brandt and Barbara Sands, "Land Concentration and Income Distribution in China," in Chinese History in Economic Perspective, ed. Lillian Li and Thomas Rawski, University of California Press (1992).

Other Papers/Work in Progress Loren Brandt, Johannes Von Biesebroeck and Yifan Zhang, “WTO and the Effect of Trade Liberalization on Productivity in Chinese Manufacturing”, Revise and Resubmit, American Economic Review (2015).

Nathanial Baum-Snow, Loren Brandt, Vernon Henderson, Matthew Turner, Qinghua Zhang, “Roads, Rails and the Development of Chinese Cities”, Revise and Resubmit, American Economic Review (2015).



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