Carl Marks Professor of International Trade and Finance
Ph.D., Yale University
Field of Specialty
Chinese Economy, Economic Development, Industrial Organization, Technical Change, Transition Economics
Gary H Jefferson
A specialist in the Chinese economy, Gary Jefferson's research interests include economic development and transition and institutional economics with an emphasis on technical and institutional change. A former Fulbright Scholar at Wuhan University, he consults frequently with the World Bank. He teaches courses in development economics, industrial organization, and the Chinese economy. Currently the executive editor of the Journal of Asian Economics, he also serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Comparative Economics, Chinese Economic Review, and Chinese Economic Studies.
Jefferson, Gary H (with Paul Deng). ""Explaining Spatial Convergence of China's Industrial Productivity"." Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics 73. 6 (2012): 818-832.
Jefferson, Gary H (with Albert Hu). "A Great Wall of Patents: What is Behind China's Recent Patent Explosion?." Journal of Development Economics forthcoming. (2008).
Jefferson, Gary H (with Albert Hu). "Patenting in China." China and the World Economy: Consequences and Challenges. Ed. David Greenaway, Chris Milner and Shujie Yao. Palgrave MacMillan, 2008
Jefferson, Gary H (with B.W. Cheng, Jian Su, Paul Deng, H.Y. Qin, and Z.H. Xuan). "Restructuring China's Research Institutes." Greater China's Quest for Innovation. Ed. Henry Rowan, Marguerite Hancock, and William Miller. Shorenstein APARC and Brookings Institution Press, 2008
Jefferson, Gary H (with Karen Fisher-Vanden). "Technology Diversity and Development"Evidence from China's Industrial Enterprises." Journal of Comparative Economics 36. 4 (2008): 658-672.
Jefferson, Gary H and Albert Hu. "Science and Technology in China." China' Great Economic Transformation. Ed. L. Brandt and T. Rawski. New York City: Cambridge University Press, 2008
Jefferson, Gary H, Thomas Rawski, Yifan Zhang. "Productivity Growth and Convergence Across China's Industrial Economy." Journal of Chinese Economics and Business Studies 6. 2 (2008): 121-140.
Jefferson, Gary H. "China's convergence imperative: growing income equality as a precondition for sustained economic growth." Crossing the River by Grasping the Stones: Thirty Years of Economic Reforms. Ed. A. Sweetman and J. Zhang. McGill-Queens University Press, 2008
Jefferson, Gary H. "How has China's economic emergence contributed to the field of economics? (50th Anniversary Essay)." Comparative Economic Studies (Celebrating 50 Years) 50. 2 (2008): 167-209.
Jefferson, Gary H, Jian Gao. "Science and Technology Takeoff in China? Sources of Rising R&D Intensity." Asia Pacific Business Review 13. 3, Special Issue: Global R&D in China (2007): 357-372..
Jefferson, Gary H, Jian Su. "Privatization and Restructuring in China: Evidence from Shareholding Ownership, 1995-2001." Journal of Comparative Economics 34. (2007): 146-166.
Jefferson, Gary H. "The Impact of Foreign Investment on China¿s Industrial Innovation,." Global Capitalism Unbound: Winners and Losers from Offshore Outsourcing. Ed. Eva Paus. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007
Jefferson, Gary H, Albert Hu, Jian Su. "The sources and sustainability of China's economic growth." Brookings Papers on Economic Activity 2. (2006): 1-60.
Jefferson, Gary H, co-ed. I Singh. Entrerprise Reform in China: Ownership, Transition, and Performance. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.
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