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John T. Giles

Senior Labor Economist

JOHN GILES is Senior Labor Economist in the Development Research Group (Human Development and Public Services Team). He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley in 1999. Prior to joining the World Bank in May 2007, he spent two years as an Academy Scholar at Harvard University's Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, and six years at Michigan State, where he was tenured and promoted to Associate Professor just before joining the World Bank. His current research interests include: the movement of labor from agricultural to non-agricultural employment, internal migration and its impacts on households and communities, poverty traps, household risk-coping and risk-management behavior, population aging and retirement decisions in developing countries, and women's labor supply decisions in developing countries.

Contact information: John Giles c/o research@worldbank.org

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2012 Vietnam poverty assessment : well begun, not yet done - Vietnam's remarkable progress on poverty reduction and the emerging challenges : Bao cao danh gia ngheo Viet Nam 2012 : khoi dau tot, nhung chua phai da hoan thanh - thanh tuu an tuong cua Viet Nam trong giam ngheo va nhung thach thuc moi (Вьетнамский)

This report examines the lives of poor men, women, and children and explores the constraints and opportunities they face today in rising out of poverty. ... Подробнее +

Оценка уровня бедности 74910 AUG 16, 2013

Badiani, Reena; Baulch, Bob; Brandt, Loren; Dat, Vu Hoang; Giang, Nguyen Tam; Gibson, John; Giles, John; Hinsdale, Ian; Hung, Pham; Kozel, Valerie; Lanjouw, Peter; Marra, Marleen; Ngoc, Vu Van; Phuong, Nguyen Thi; Schuler, Paul; Thang, Nguyen; Thanh, Hoang Xuan; Trung, Le Dang; Tung, Phung Duc; Viet Cuong, Nguyen; Vu, Linh Hoang; Wells-Dang, Andrew Английский,

2012 Vietnam poverty assessment : well begun, not yet done - Vietnam's remarkable progress on poverty reduction and the emerging challenges (Английский)

This report examines the lives of poor men, women, and children and explores the constraints and opportunities they face today in rising out of poverty. ... Подробнее +

Оценка уровня бедности 74910 AUG 16, 2013

Badiani, Reena; Baulch, Bob; Brandt, Loren; Dat, Vu Hoang; Giang, Nguyen Tam; Gibson, John; Giles, John; Hinsdale, Ian; Hung, Pham; Kozel, Valerie; Lanjouw, Peter; Marra, Marleen; Ngoc, Vu Van; Phuong, Nguyen Thi; Schuler, Paul; Thang, Nguyen; Thanh, Hoang Xuan; Trung, Le Dang; Tung, Phung Duc; Viet Cuong, Nguyen; Vu, Linh Hoang; Wells-Dang, Andrew Вьетнамский

China's 2008 labor contract law : implementation and implications for China's workers (Английский)

This paper presents empirical evidence from household and firm survey data collected during 2009-2010 on the implementation of the 2008 Labor Contract Law and its effects on China's workers. ... Подробнее +

Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики WPS6542 JUL 01, 2013

Giles, John; Park, Albert; Wang, Meiyan; Gallagher, Mary

Expanding social insurance coverage in urban China (Английский)

This paper first reviews the history of social insurance policy and coverage in urban China, documenting the evolution in the coverage of pensions and medical and unemployment insurance for both local residents and migrants, and highlighting obstacles to expanding coverage. ... Подробнее +

Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики WPS6497 JUN 01, 2013

Giles, John; Wang, Dewen; Park, Albert

Labor regulation and enterprise employment in China (Английский)

Using data from a national survey of Chinese manufacturing firms conducted in 2009, the authors analyze the impact of implementation of China's 2008 labor contract law on the employment of production workers. ... Подробнее +

Рабочие документы 77738 JUN 16, 2012

Park, Albert; Giles, John; Du, Yang

Expanding social insurance coverage in urban China (Английский)

This paper outlines the history of social insurance policies and coverage in urban China, and uses administrative data to document evolution in the coverage of pensions, medical and unemployment insurance for both local urban residents and migrants. ... Подробнее +

Рабочие документы 78180 JUN 05, 2012

Giles, John; Wang, Dewen; Park, Albert

Patterns and correlates of intergenerational non-time transfers : evidence from CHARLS (Английский)

Using the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study 2008 pilot, this paper analyzes the patterns and correlates of intergenerational transfers between elderly parents and adult children in Zhejiang and Gansu Provinces. ... Подробнее +

Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики WPS6076 JUN 01, 2012

Giles, John; Zhao, Yaohui; Park, Albert; Hu, Yuqing; Lei, Xiaoyan; Strauss, John

Does it pay to be a Cadre ? estimating the returns to being a local official in rural China (Английский)

Recruiting and retaining leaders and public servants at the grass-roots level in developing countries creates a potential tension between providing sufficient returns to attract talent and limiting the scope for excessive rent-seeking behavior. ... Подробнее +

Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики WPS6082 JUN 01, 2012

Zhang, Jian; Giles, John; Rozelle, Scott

The elderly and old age support in rural China : challenges and prospects (Английский)

Although average incomes in China have risen dramatically since the 1980s, concerns are increasing that the rural elderly have not benefited from growth to the same extent as younger people and the urban elderly. ... Подробнее +

Публикации 67522 MAR 13, 2012

Giles, John; Wang, Dewen; Cai, Fang; O'Keefe, Philip Китайский

The elderly and old age support in rural China : challenges and prospects (Китайский)

Although average incomes in China have risen dramatically since the 1980s, concerns are increasing that the rural elderly have not benefited from growth to the same extent as younger people and the urban elderly. ... Подробнее +

Публикации 67522 MAR 13, 2012

Cai, Fang; Giles, John; O'Keefe, Philip; Wang, Dewen Английский,

Weathering a storm : survey-based perspectives on employment in China in the aftermath of the global financial crisis (Английский)

Evidence from a range of different sources suggests that Chinese workers lost 20-36 million jobs because of the global financial crisis. Most of these layoffs affected migrant workers, who have typically lacked employment protection, tend to be concentrated in export-oriented sectors, and were among the easiest to dismiss when the crisis hit. ... Подробнее +

Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики WPS5984 MAR 01, 2012

Giles, John; Cai, Fang; Du, Yang; Park, Albert

The labor supply and retirement behavior of China's older workers and elderly in comparative perspective (Английский)

This paper highlights the employment patterns of China's over-45 population and, for perspective, places them in the context of work and retirement patterns in Indonesia, Korea, the United States, and the United Kingdom. ... Подробнее +

Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики WPS5853 OCT 01, 2011

Giles, John; Wang, Dewen; Cai, Wei

Can China's rural elderly count on support from adult children ? implications of rural-to-urban migration (Английский)

This paper shows that support from the family continues to be an important source of support for the rural elderly, particularly the rural elderly over 70 years of age. ... Подробнее +

Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики WPS5510 DEC 01, 2010

Giles, John; Wang, Dewen; Zhao, Changbao

Protecting child nutritional status in the aftermath of a financial crisis : evidence from Indonesia (Английский)

This paper exploits heterogeneity in program exposure to evaluate the effectiveness of a supplementary feeding program implemented in the wake of the 1997-1998 economic crises in Indonesia. ... Подробнее +

Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики WPS5471 NOV 01, 2010

Giles, John; Satriawan, Elan

Did higher inequality impede growth in rural China ? (Английский)

This paper estimates the relationship between initial village inequality and subsequent household income growth for a large sample of households in rural China. ... Подробнее +

Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики WPS5483 NOV 01, 2010

Giles, John; Benjamin, Dwayne; Brandt, Loren

The impact of the global financial crisis on off-farm employment and earnings in rural China (Английский)

This paper examines the effect of the financial crisis on off-farm employment of China's rural labor force. Using a national representative data set collected from across China, the paper finds that there was a substantial impact. ... Подробнее +

Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики WPS5439 OCT 01, 2010

Huang, Jikun; Giles, John; Zhi, Huayong; Rozelle, Scott; Huang, Zhurong

A control function approach to estimating dynamic probit models with endogenous regressors, with an application to the study of poverty persistence in China (Английский)

This paper proposes a parametric approach to estimating a dynamic binary response panel data model that allows for endogenous contemporaneous regressors. ... Подробнее +

Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики WPS5400 AUG 01, 2010

Giles, John; Murtazashvili, Irina

New insights into the provision of health services in Indonesia : a health workforce study (Английский)

Indonesia has made improving the access to health workers, especially in rural areas, and improving the quality of health provider's key priority areas of its next five-year development plan. ... Подробнее +

Другие исследования в области здравоохранения 53883 APR 14, 2010

Giles, John; Yavuz, Elif; Rokx, Claudia; Satriawan, Elan; Harimurti, Pandu; Marzoeki, Puti

New insights into the provision of health services in Indonesia : a health workforce study (Английский)

Indonesia has made improving the access to health workers, especially in rural areas, and improving the quality of health provider's key priority areas of its next five-year development plan. ... Подробнее +

Публикации 73069 APR 14, 2010

Giles, John; Yavuz, Elif; Rokx, Claudia; Satriawan, Elan; Harimurti, Pandu; Marzoeki, Puti

The great proletarian cultural revolution, disruptions to education, and returns to schooling in urban China (Английский)

In determining whether a country's higher education system should be expanded, it is important for policymakers first to determine the extent to which high private returns to post-secondary education are an indication of the scarcity of graduates instead of the high unobserved ability of students who choose to attend post-secondary education. ... Подробнее +

Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики WPS4729 SEP 01, 2008

Wang, Meiyan; Park, Albert; Giles, John

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2012 Vietnam poverty assessment : well begun, not yet done - Vietnam's remarkable progress on poverty reduction and the emerging challenges : Bao cao danh gia ngheo Viet Nam 2012 : khoi dau tot, nhung chua phai da hoan thanh - thanh tuu an tuong cua Viet Nam trong giam ngheo va nhung thach thuc moi (Вьетнамский)
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AUG 16, 2013 74910 Оценка уровня бедности Английский,
2012 Vietnam poverty assessment : well begun, not yet done - Vietnam's remarkable progress on poverty reduction and the emerging challenges (Английский)
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AUG 16, 2013 74910 Оценка уровня бедности Вьетнамский
China's 2008 labor contract law : implementation and implications for China's workers (Английский)
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JUL 01, 2013 WPS6542 Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики
Expanding social insurance coverage in urban China (Английский)
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JUN 01, 2013 WPS6497 Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики
Labor regulation and enterprise employment in China (Английский)
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JUN 16, 2012 77738 Рабочие документы
Expanding social insurance coverage in urban China (Английский)
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JUN 05, 2012 78180 Рабочие документы
Patterns and correlates of intergenerational non-time transfers : evidence from CHARLS (Английский)
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JUN 01, 2012 WPS6076 Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики
Does it pay to be a Cadre ? estimating the returns to being a local official in rural China (Английский)
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JUN 01, 2012 WPS6082 Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики
The elderly and old age support in rural China : challenges and prospects (Английский)
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MAR 13, 2012 67522 Публикации Китайский
The elderly and old age support in rural China : challenges and prospects (Китайский)
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MAR 13, 2012 67522 Публикации Английский,
Weathering a storm : survey-based perspectives on employment in China in the aftermath of the global financial crisis (Английский)
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MAR 01, 2012 WPS5984 Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики
The labor supply and retirement behavior of China's older workers and elderly in comparative perspective (Английский)
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OCT 01, 2011 WPS5853 Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики
Can China's rural elderly count on support from adult children ? implications of rural-to-urban migration (Английский)
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DEC 01, 2010 WPS5510 Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики
Protecting child nutritional status in the aftermath of a financial crisis : evidence from Indonesia (Английский)
Подробнее +
NOV 01, 2010 WPS5471 Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики
Did higher inequality impede growth in rural China ? (Английский)
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NOV 01, 2010 WPS5483 Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики
The impact of the global financial crisis on off-farm employment and earnings in rural China (Английский)
Подробнее +
OCT 01, 2010 WPS5439 Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики
A control function approach to estimating dynamic probit models with endogenous regressors, with an application to the study of poverty persistence in China (Английский)
Подробнее +
AUG 01, 2010 WPS5400 Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики
New insights into the provision of health services in Indonesia : a health workforce study (Английский)
Подробнее +
APR 14, 2010 53883 Другие исследования в области здравоохранения
New insights into the provision of health services in Indonesia : a health workforce study (Английский)
Подробнее +
APR 14, 2010 73069 Публикации
The great proletarian cultural revolution, disruptions to education, and returns to schooling in urban China (Английский)
Подробнее +
SEP 01, 2008 WPS4729 Рабочий документ в рамках исследования вопросов политики