Carsten A. HOLZ 穆嘉
PhD Cornell University, 1995
Professor
Professor of Economics

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Carsten A. Holz (Ph.D., Cornell University, 1995) is Professor of Economics. His current research focuses on the quality of Chinese statistics and economic growth in China.
 
Research Interests
  • China's Economy
  • Development Economics
Representative Publications
  • 2014. “The Quality of China’s GDP Statistics.” China Economic Review.

  • 2011. “The Unbalanced Growth Hypothesis Revisited: the Role of State Ownership in China’s Economic Growth.” Journal of Development Economics 96, no. 2: 220-38.

  • 2009. “No Razor’s Edge: Reexamining Alwyn Young’s Evidence for Increasing Inter-Provincial Trade Barriers in China.” The Review of Economics and Statistics 91, no. 3: 599-616.
  • 2008. "China's Economic Growth 1978-2025: What We Know Today about China's Economic Growth Tomorrow". World Development 36, no. 10: 1665-1691.
  • 2008. "China's 2004 Economic Census and 2006 Benchmark Revision of GDP Statistics: More Questions Than Answers" 13 July 2007. Forthcoming in The China Quarterly.
  • 2007. "Have China Scholars All Been Bought?”, Far Eastern Economic Review 170, no. 3: 36-40.
  • 2006. "Spatial Price Differences in China: Estimates and Implications", With Loren Brandt. Economic Development and Cultural Change 55, no. 1: 43-86.
  • 2006. "New Capital Estimates for China", China Economic Review 17, no. 2: 142-85. Appendices. Also in the same issue: "Response to Gregory C. Chow's 'New Capital Estimates for China: Comments'", pp. 193-97.
  • 2006. "China's Reform Period Economic Growth: How Reliable Are Angus Maddison's Estimates", Review of Income and Wealth 52, no. 1: 85-119. Appendices. My response to Maddison's reply to my paper, published as: "China's Reform Period Economic Growth: How Reliable Are Angus Maddison's Estimates? Response to Angus Maddison's Reply", Review of Income and Wealth 52, no. 3: 471-5.
  • 2004. "Deconstructing China's GDP Statistics", China Economic Review 15, no. 2: 164-202.
  • 2004. "China's Statistical System in Transition: Challenges, Data Problems, and Institutional Innovations", Review of Income and Wealth 50, no. 3: 381-409.
  • 2003. "China's State-owned Enterprises between Profitability and Bankruptcy", World Scientific, (monograph).
  • 2003. "'Fast, Clear and Accurate: 'How Reliable Are Chinese Output and Economic Growth Statistics?", The China Quarterly, no. 173: 122-63.
Courses Taught
  • SOSC 181: Introduction to China's Economy
  • SOSC 1440: Introduction to Economics
  • SOSC 260: China's Economy
  • SOSC 340: International Monetary and Financial Economics
  • SOSC 341: East Asia Economic Development
  • SOSC 359: Money and Banking in China
  • SOSC 361: Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences
  • SOSC 511: Social Science Research Methods
  • SOSC 515: China's Economic Growth
  • SOSC 534: Quantitative Analysis in the Social Sciences
  • SOSC 543: The Chinese Economy
  • SOSC 544: Economics of Development