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  • China's energy economy: Technical change, factor demand and interfactor/interfuel substitution

    Ma, Hengyun; Oxley, Les; Gibson, John; Kim, Bonggeun (Elsevier, 2008)
    With its rapid economic growth, China's primary energy consumption has exceeded domestic energy production since 1994, leading to a substantial expansion in energy imports, particularly of oil. China's energy demand has ...
  • China's energy situation in the new millennium

    Ma, Hengyun; Oxley, Les; Gibson, John (Elsevier, 2009)
    Many are interested in China's energy situation, however, many energy related issues in China still remain unanswered, for example, what are the potential forces driving energy demand and supply? Previous reviews focused ...
  • Cost- and income-based measures of human capital

    Le, Trinh; Gibson, John; Oxley, Les (Wiley-Blackwell, 2003)
    Human capital is increasingly believed to play an important role in the growth process, however, adequately measuring its stock remains controversial. In this paper three general approaches to measurement are identified; ...
  • CPI bias and real living standards in Russia during the transition

    Gibson, John; Stillman, Steven; Le, Trinh (2004-09)
    The economies of the former Soviet Bloc experienced large declines in output during the decade of transition which began with the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. Yet there are many reasons to believe that measured ...
  • CPI mismeasurements and their impacts on economic management in Korea

    Chung, Chul; Gibson, John (Mass Inst of Technology Press, 2010)
    We estimate the consumer price index (CPI) bias in Korea by employing the approach of Engel's Law as suggested by Hamilton (2001). Using Korean panel data (Korean Labor and Income Panel Study) and following Hamilton's model ...