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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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Village political economy, land tenure insecurity, and the rural to urban migration decision : evidence from China (英文)

This paper investigates the impact of land tenure insecurity on the migration decisions of Chinaapos;s rural residents. A simple model first frames the relationship among these variables and the probability that a reallocation of land will occur in the following year. ... 更多显示

政策研究报告 WPS7080 2014年11月1日

Giles, John; Mu, Ren

2012 Vietnam poverty assessment : well begun, not yet done - Vietnamapos;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 (越语)

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. ... 更多显示

贫困评估 74910 2013年8月16日

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 英文

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

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. ... 更多显示

贫困评估 74910 2013年8月16日

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 越语,

Chinaapos;s 2008 labor contract law : implementation and implications for Chinaapos;s workers (英文)

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 Chinaapos;s workers. ... 更多显示

政策研究报告 WPS6542 2013年7月1日

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

Expanding social insurance coverage in urban China (英文)

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. ... 更多显示

政策研究报告 WPS6497 2013年6月1日

Giles, John; Wang, Dewen; Park, Albert

Labor regulation and enterprise employment in China (英文)

Using data from a national survey of Chinese manufacturing firms conducted in 2009, the authors analyze the impact of implementation of Chinaapos;s 2008 labor contract law on the employment of production workers. ... 更多显示

工作文件 77738 2012年6月16日

Park, Albert; Giles, John; Du, Yang

Expanding social insurance coverage in urban China (英文)

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. ... 更多显示

工作文件 78180 2012年6月5日

Giles, John; Wang, Dewen; Park, Albert

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

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. ... 更多显示

政策研究报告 WPS6076 2012年6月1日

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

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

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. ... 更多显示

政策研究报告 WPS6082 2012年6月1日

Zhang, Jian; Giles, John; Rozelle, Scott

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

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. ... 更多显示

出版 67522 2012年3月13日

Cai, Fang; Giles, John; Oapos;Keefe, Philip; Wang, Dewen 中文

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

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. ... 更多显示

出版 67522 2012年3月13日

Cai, Fang; Giles, John; Oapos;Keefe, Philip; Wang, Dewen 英文,

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

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. ... 更多显示

政策研究报告 WPS5984 2012年3月1日

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

The labor supply and retirement behavior of Chinaapos;s older workers and elderly in comparative perspective (英文)

This paper highlights the employment patterns of Chinaapos;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. ... 更多显示

政策研究报告 WPS5853 2011年10月1日

Giles, John; Wang, Dewen; Cai, Wei

Can Chinaapos;s rural elderly count on support from adult children ? implications of rural-to-urban migration (英文)

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. ... 更多显示

政策研究报告 WPS5510 2010年12月1日

Giles, John; Wang, Dewen; Zhao, Changbao

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

In response to concerns over the vulnerability of the young in the wake of Indonesiaapos;s 1997-1998 economic crises, the Government of Indonesia implemented a supplementary feeding program to support early childhood nutritional status. ... 更多显示

政策研究报告 WPS5471 2010年11月1日

Giles, John; Satriawan, Elan

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

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

政策研究报告 WPS5483 2010年11月1日

Benjamin, Dwayne; Brandt, Loren; Giles, John

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

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

政策研究报告 WPS5439 2010年10月1日

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

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

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

政策研究报告 WPS5400 2010年8月1日

Giles, John; Murtazashvili, Irina

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

Indonesia has made improving the access to health workers, especially in rural areas, and improving the quality of health providerapos;s key priority areas of its next five-year development plan. ... 更多显示

其他卫生研究 53883 2010年4月14日

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

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

Indonesia has made improving the access to health workers, especially in rural areas, and improving the quality of health providerapos;s key priority areas of its next five-year development plan. ... 更多显示

出版 73069 2010年4月14日

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

标题 文件日期 报告编号 文件类型 其他文种
Village political economy, land tenure insecurity, and the rural to urban migration decision : evidence from China (英文)
更多显示
2014年11月1日 WPS7080 政策研究报告
2012 Vietnam poverty assessment : well begun, not yet done - Vietnamapos;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 (越语)
更多显示
2013年8月16日 74910 贫困评估 英文
2012 Vietnam poverty assessment : well begun, not yet done - Vietnamapos;s remarkable progress on poverty reduction and the emerging challenges (英文)
更多显示
2013年8月16日 74910 贫困评估 越语,
Chinaapos;s 2008 labor contract law : implementation and implications for Chinaapos;s workers (英文)
更多显示
2013年7月1日 WPS6542 政策研究报告
Expanding social insurance coverage in urban China (英文)
更多显示
2013年6月1日 WPS6497 政策研究报告
Labor regulation and enterprise employment in China (英文)
更多显示
2012年6月16日 77738 工作文件
Expanding social insurance coverage in urban China (英文)
更多显示
2012年6月5日 78180 工作文件
Patterns and correlates of intergenerational non-time transfers : evidence from CHARLS (英文)
更多显示
2012年6月1日 WPS6076 政策研究报告
Does it pay to be a Cadre ? estimating the returns to being a local official in rural China (英文)
更多显示
2012年6月1日 WPS6082 政策研究报告
The elderly and old age support in rural China : challenges and prospects (英文)
更多显示
2012年3月13日 67522 出版 中文
The elderly and old age support in rural China : challenges and prospects (中文)
更多显示
2012年3月13日 67522 出版 英文,
Weathering a storm : survey-based perspectives on employment in China in the aftermath of the global financial crisis (英文)
更多显示
2012年3月1日 WPS5984 政策研究报告
The labor supply and retirement behavior of Chinaapos;s older workers and elderly in comparative perspective (英文)
更多显示
2011年10月1日 WPS5853 政策研究报告
Can Chinaapos;s rural elderly count on support from adult children ? implications of rural-to-urban migration (英文)
更多显示
2010年12月1日 WPS5510 政策研究报告
Protecting child nutritional status in the aftermath of a financial crisis : evidence from Indonesia (英文)
更多显示
2010年11月1日 WPS5471 政策研究报告
Did higher inequality impede growth in rural China ? (英文)
更多显示
2010年11月1日 WPS5483 政策研究报告
The impact of the global financial crisis on off-farm employment and earnings in rural China (英文)
更多显示
2010年10月1日 WPS5439 政策研究报告
A control function approach to estimating dynamic probit models with endogenous regressors, with an application to the study of poverty persistence in China (英文)
更多显示
2010年8月1日 WPS5400 政策研究报告
New insights into the provision of health services in Indonesia : a health workforce study (英文)
更多显示
2010年4月14日 53883 其他卫生研究
New insights into the provision of health services in Indonesia : a health workforce study (英文)
更多显示
2010年4月14日 73069 出版