China

Publication date: 6 Feb 2020 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | External authors: Camuzeaux, J, Sterner, T, Wagner, G | JEL classification: Q5, F5 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 251 | Publisher: Cambridge University Press
China and the United States are the two largest emitters of greenhouse gases, making them pivotal players in global climate negotiations. Within the coming decade, however, India is set to become the most important counterpart to the United States, as it overtakes China as the country with the most...
Publication date: 25 Aug 2012 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity, Employment & Social policy | Authors: Bryson, A, Forth, J | External authors: Minghai Zhou | NIESR discussion paper number: 397
All that we know about the CEO labour market in China comes from studies of public listed companies and state-owned enterprises (SOEs). This paper is the first to examine the operation of the CEO labour market across all sectors of the Chinese economy. We do so using World Bank enterprise data for...
Publication date: 24 Feb 2012 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity, Employment & Social policy | Authors: Bryson, A, Forth, J | External authors: Zhou, M. | JEL classification: G34; J31; J33; M12; M52; O16; P31 | NIESR discussion paper number: 389
Despite their theoretical value in tackling principal-agent problems at low cost to firms there is almost no empirical literature on the prevalence and correlates of performance bonds posted by corporate executives. Using data for China we examine their incidence and test propositions from...
Publication date: 11 Apr 2012 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity, Employment & Social policy | Authors: Bryson, A, Forth, J | External authors: Zhou, M. | JEL classification: G34; J31; J33; M12; M52; O16; P31 | NIESR discussion paper number: 391
Using panel data for all of China's public listed firms over the period 2001-2010 we examine how firms have recruited and rewarded their executives over a decade of huge growth and turbulence. CEO pay is sensitive to firm performance, although the elasticities are lower than for the United...