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Being in North Korea

August 2020

**See our dedicated book page for more information about the book, including praise, reviews, and author commentary.**In 2010, while working on a PhD in South Korea, Andray Abrahamian visited the...

Word embeddings quantify 100 years of gender and ethnic stereotypes

April 2018

Word embeddings are a powerful machine-learning framework that represents each English word by a vector.

Impact of a rural solar electrification project on the level and structure of women's empowerment

September 2017

Although development organizations agree that reliable access to energy and energy services—one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals—is likely to have profound and perhaps disproportionate...

Women in the Crosshairs: Violence Against Women during the Second World War

January 2017

This article seeks to look broadly at Second World War violence through the lens of gender; to shift the focus from attacks on ethno-national groups to the ways that women were targeted within and...

Life and Fate: Race, Nationality, Class and Gender in Wartime Poland

November 2016

A concise and accessible introduction to the gender histories of eastern Europe and the Soviet Union in the twentieth century.

Gender and Off-farm Employment: Evidence from Rural China

July 2016

Abstract: The goal of the present paper is to examine how the expansion of the economy from 2000 has affected rural off-farm labor market participation.

Muslim and Jewish women: Historical and cultural contexts

July 2016

The Routledge Handbook of Muslim-Jewish Relations invites readers to deepen their understanding of the historical, social, cultural, and political themes that impact modern-day perceptions of...

Policy Challenges from Demographic Change in China and India

July 2016

The world’s two most populous countries face numerous policy challenges from rapid demographic change.

Bankruptcy and Investment: Evidence from Changes in Marital Property Laws in the U.S. South, 1840-1850

February 2016

We study the impact of the introduction of a form of bankruptcy protection on household investment in the U.S. South in the 1840s, which predated modern bankruptcy laws.

Tracking the Travels of Adam Olearius

July 2015

"Tracking the Travels of Adam Olearius" is chapter 9 of the book Word and Image in Russian History: Essays in Honor of Gary Marker, edited by Maria di Salvo, Daniel H.

Information, Female Empowerment and Governance in Oaxaca, Mexico [Feb. 2015]

February 2015

Traditional community rules are formally recognized in multiple constitutions across Latin America.

College is a Rich, Han, Urban, Male Club: Research Notes from a Census Survey of Four Tier One Colleges in China

December 2013

One’s opportunity to attend college and earn a degree has increased dramatically in China. However, that does not mean that everyone has an equal opportunity.

The Roles of Gender and Education on the Intrahousehold Allocations of Remittances of Filipino Migrant Workers

July 2013

This paper shows that the individual’s bargaining power within the household, proxied by gender and educational attainment of household head, affects how remittances sent by Overseas Filipino...

Impact of the Global Financial Crises in Rural China: Gender, Off-Farm Employment, and Wages

July 2013

This contribution documents the effect ofthe global financial crisis on women's off-farm employment in China's rural labor force.

Will Demographic Change Slow China's Rise?

June 2013

China's population of 1.34 billion is now 50 percent urban, over 13 percent above age 60, and with 118 boys born for every 100 girls.

Information, College Decisions and Financial Aid: Evidence from a Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial in China

May 2013

Past studies find that disadvantaged students in the United States are often misinformed about college costs and financial aid opportunities and thus may make sub-optimal decisions regarding...

Gender Inequality in Education in China: A Meta-Regression Analysis

February 2013

Although there is evidence that there was gender inequality in China’s education system in the 1980s, the literature in China has mixed evidence on improvements in gender inequality in educational...

Does women's knowledge of voting rights affect their voting behavior in village elections? Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in China

February 2013

Officials in China claim that voting rates in rural village elections are high. Unfortunately, these rates are assumptions, not facts. The true voting rate is lower, and much lower for women.

Computers and the Academic Performance of Elementary School-Aged Girls in China’s Poor Communities

January 2013

Experts agree that computers and computing play an important role in education. Since the 1980s there has been a debate about gender as it relates to computers and education.

Parental Training, Anemia and the Impact on the Nutrition of Female Students in China’s Poor Rural Elementary Schools

December 2012

In this paper we report the results of a randomized controlled trial designed to measure the impact of a parental training program on the nutritional status of primary school students in rural...

Exposure to violence in relation to depressive symptoms among male and female adolescent students in Cambodia

July 2012

Purpose: In spite of the apparent increases in family and community violence, research into its effects on adolescent mental health has received limited attention in Cambodia.

The Gendered Dimensions of Sex Trafficking

June 2012

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