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Chen, Shaohua

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Education
90- 92 Master of Science in Statistical Computing, Department of Math/Stat, The American university Washington, DC 20016
82- 84 Graduate Program in MBA, Department of Management, HuazhongUniversity of Sciences & Technology. Wuhan, China.
78 -82 Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics, Xiamen (Amoy) University. Xiamen, Fujian, China. 
 
Working experience
Guest Professor (August 2019-) , Gregory and Paula Chow Center for Economic Research (GCCER) and School of Economics, Xiamen University.
Lead Statistician (March 2014- May 2019), Development Research Group, theWorld Bank, Washington DC 20433, U.S.A.
Senior Statistician (July 2002 – March 2014), Development Research Group, the World Bank, Washington DC 20433, U.S.A.
 
Information Officer (Feb. 1999 -Jun. 2002), Development Research Group, the World Bank, Washington DC 20433, U.S.A.
 
Visiting professor (Oct. 2017-Jan. 2018), Economics Department, Nagoya University
University Lecturer (1985-89) Department of Management, Huazhong University of Science & Technology. 
 
Member of Global Poverty Commission
 
Awards
VPU Team Award 2017, “Poverty and Shared prosperity report: Talking on Inequality”
VPU Team Award 2016, new version of PovcalNet and Global Poverty Monitoring
VPU Team Award 2015, Policy Research Report, “A Measured Approach to Ending Poverty and Boosting Shared Prosperity”
VPU Team Award 2015, “Global Monitoring Report 2015”
VPU Team Award 2013, 'The Poverty and Shared Prosperity Indictors and Target”, and “The Global Poverty Working Group”
VPU Team Award 2011, Global poverty monitoring and PovcalNet
Elsevier’s Economics & Finance Journals Most Cited Articles 2005-2009, “China’s (uneven) progress against poverty”, 2010
The World Bank Performance Award, 1999/2000
The scholarship of “Hall of Nation”, The American university, 1990-92
 
 
 

 

 

Recent Publications

Martin Ravallion and Chen, Shaohua (2019), “Globalpoverty measurement when relative income matters”, Journal of Public Economics Vol 177, Sept. 2019, 104046

Core author in report:

China: Strategic of Country’s Dialogue; World Bank 2018

Poverty and Shared Prosperity: Talking about Inequality; World Bank 2017

INTERNATIONAL LIBRARY OF CRITICAL WRITINGS IN ECONOMICS

Chapters in theVolume of Measuring Poverty edited by Stephan Klasen (2018), University of Göttingen

 

Martin Ravallion and Chen, Shaohua (2017), “Welfare-Consistent Global Poverty Measures”, NBER Working Paper No. 23739

World Bank: “Poverty and Shared prosperity 2016: Talking on Inequality”

The World Bank Report. Washington, DC: World Bank, 2016. doi:10.1596/978-1-4648-0958-3.

 

FHG Ferreira, S Chen and etc. “A Global Count of the Extreme Poor in 2012: Data Issues, Methodology and Initial Results”, Journal of Economic Inequality (2016) 1-32

 

Martin Ravallion and Chen, Shaohua (2015), Rising Food Prices in Poor Countries: A New Clue to Those Puzzling PPP Revisions

 

Martin Ravallion and Chen, Shaohua (2015), “Estimating Benefit Incidence Allowing for Incentives, Errors and Heterogeneity”, Journal of Public Economics 128 (2015) 124–132

 

World Bank. A Measured Approach to Ending Poverty and Boosting Shared Prosperity: Concepts, Data, and the Twin Goals.  Policy Research Report. Washington, DC: World Bank, 2014. doi:10.1596/978-1-4648-0361-1.

Martin Ravallion and Chen, Shaohua (2013), Estimating Benefit Incidence Allowing for Incentives, Errors and Heterogeneity”,WPS 6573

Martin Ravallion and Chen, Shaohua (2013), “A Proposal for Truly Global Poverty Measures”; Global Policy, Vol. 4 Issue 3

Chen, Shaohua and Martin Ravallion (2013),More Relatively Poor People in a less Absolutely Poor World,Review of Income and Wealth, March 2013, series 59, No.1, Pages 1-28

 

Chen, Shaohua and Martin Ravallion (2013), “Absolute Poverty Measures for the Developing World” in Measuring the Real Size of the World Economy—the Framework, Methodology, and Results of the International Comparison Program (ICP), Chapter 20. Washington, DC: World Bank, May 2013

https://publications.worldbank.org/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=24450

 

Chen, Shaohua and Martin Ravallion (2012), “More Relatively-Poor People in a Less Absolutely-Poor World” World Bank, Policy Research Working Paper 6114

http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/2012/07/16458176/more-relatively-poor-people-less-absolutely-poor-world

Martin Ravallion and Shaohua Chen (2010), “Developing World is poorer than we thought, but no less successful in the fight against poverty”, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 125. Issue 4, pp. 1577-1625.

 

Shaohua Chen and Martin Ravallion (2010), “China is Poorer than we Thought, but no Less Successful in the Fight Against Poverty,” the chapters 13 of Sudhir Anand, Paul Segal, and Joseph Stiglitz (ed), Debates on the Measurement of Poverty, Oxford University Press.

 

Ravallion, Martin, Shaohua Chen and Prem Sangraula, (2010) “Dollar a Day Revisited”, Chapter 5 of book “Theory and Frontier Issues in International Poverty Reduction” in Chinese; China Agriculture Press.

 

Shaohua Chen and Martin Ravallion (2009), “The Changing Profile of Poverty in the World”. Chapter 2 of " “The Poorest and the Hungry: Assessments, Analyses, and Actions”, An IFPRI 2020 book

 

Ravallion, Martin, Shaohua Chen and Prem Sangraula, (2009) “Dollar a Day Revisited”, World Bank Economic Review , Volume 23, Number 2

http://wber.oxfordjournals.org.libproxy-wb.imf.org/content/vol23/issue2/index.dtl

 

Martin Ravallion and Shaohua Chen (2009), “The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on the World’s Poorest”, Vox, 2009, http://www.voxeu.org/index.php?q=node/3520

 

Shaohua Chen, Ren Mu and Martin Ravallion (2009) "Are There Lasting Impacts of Aid to Poor Areas? Evidence from Rural China", Journal of Public Economics 93 (2009), pp. 512-528

 

Martin Ravallion and Shaohua Chen (2009), “Weakly Relative Poverty” WPS 4844

 

Shaohua Chen and Martin Ravallion (2008), ‘How Have the World’s Poorest Fared Since the Early 1980s?’” The chapters 7 of in Globalization and PovertyEdited by Paul Collier and Jan Willem Gunning; Edward Elgar Publishing Inc.

 

Martin Ravallion and Shaohua Chen (2008), “Revisiting the “Dollar a Day” Poverty Measures in the Light of the 2005 ICP”, ICP Bulletin Dec. 2008, http://siteresources.worldbank.org/ICPINT/Resources/ICP-newsletter_12-08-Press.pdf

 

Shaohua Chen and Martin Ravallion (2008), “Developing World is poorer than we thought, but no less successful in the fight against poverty” WPS 4703

 

Shaohua Chen and Martin Ravallion (2008), ‘How Have the World’s Poorest Fared Since the Early 1980s?’” The chapters 7 of in Globalization And PovertyEdited by Paul Collier and Jan Willem Gunning; Edward Elgar Publishing Inc.

 

Shaohua Chen, Martin Ravallion and Youjuan Wang (2008) “Does the Di Bao Program Guarantee a Minimum Income in China’s Cities?” Chapter 16 in Lou, J. and Wang, S. (eds.):   Public Finance in China: Reform and Growth for a Harmonious Society “, WashingtonDC, the World Bank

 

Shaohua Chen and Martin Ravallion (2007) Chapter 2 “How Have the World’s Poorest Fared since 1980s?” in the book “Globalization and Poverty”, Oxford University Press, UK

 

Ravallion, Martin and Shaohua Chen, 2007. “China's (Uneven) Progress against Poverty,” Journal of Development Economics, 82 (1): 1-42.

 

Ravallion, Martin, Shaohua Chen and Prem Sangraula, 2007. “The Urbanization of Global Poverty”, Population and Development Review, Volume 33 Issue 4, December 2007

 

Ravallion, Martin and Shaohua Chen, 2007. “Absolute Poverty Measures for the Developing World, 1981-2004”, PNAS Vol. 104, 2007

 

Ravallion, Martin and Shaohua Chen, 2007 The chapters 6 and 11 of WBI book “Workshop Proceedings of the Sixth East Asia PADI Consultation Meeting & Regional Workshop on Poverty Monitoring and Evaluation”