Renfu LUO

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PERSONAL INFORMATION
Born in Jiangxi, China; Citizenship: Chinese
Office Address and contact information:
Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Institute of Geographic Science and Natural Resource Research, CAS
Jia 11 Datun Road, Anwai, Beijing, 100101, China
Tel: (86)-10-64888990, Fax: (86)-10-64856533
Email: luorf.ccap@igsnrr.ac.cn

EDUCATION:
PhD in Agricultural Economics, 2002-2006
University of Chinese Academy Sciences, 100049, China

MS in Regional Economics, 1999-2002
Henan University, Kaifeng, 475001, China

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION:
Public Investment and Public Goods Provision; Agricultural Public Services and Modern Agriculture; Child Nutrition, Health and Education; Early Childhood Care and Development; Rural Development and Poverty Reduction.

POSITIONS:
Current primary positions:
Associate Professor, Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy (CCAP), Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research (IGSNRR), Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Program Manager, Rural Education Action Program (REAP)
Other positions in recent 5 years:
Professor or adjunct professor in the following universities:
University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Shaanxi Normal University
Membership in professional associations:
International Association of Agricultural Economists
Western Economic Association International
Chinese Economists Society,
Member of editorial board for academic journals in Chinese
Economic Survey
Referees for peer-reviewed academic journals in English
Bulletin of W Bulletin of the World Health Organization
Economic Development and Cultural Change
China Economic Review
China Agricultural Economic Review
Journal of mountain Science
Journal of Rural Studies

AWARDS
Award for Science and Technology (Third Prize), Shaanxi Province Government, 2013.
Award for the National Outstanding Team for Poverty Alleviation in China, the Poverty Alleviation Office, the State Council of China, 2011.
Award for 2011 Outstanding Paper, the Emerald LiteratiNetwork, 2011.
Award for the Gregory Chow Best Paper, Chinese Economists Society, 2006.

PROJECT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR (PI) AND CO-PI IN THE PAST 5 YEARS
Received more than 10 research grants from China and international donors (funded by NSFC, NIH and International Initiative for Impact Evaluation in the past 5 years to work on the Agricultural Economics, provision of public goods and rural development; child nutrition, health and education; and early childhood care and development.

The Participation and Effect of New Rural Social Pension Insurance Program in Rural China, National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2015-2018, PI

Improve Parenting behavior of Caregivers in Rural China in the Village Based Early Child Development Center, a Pilot Experiment, Macau Tong Chai Charity Association, 2015-2017, PI.

Nourishing the Future: Targeting Infants and Their Caregivers to Reduce Undernutrition in Rural China, International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2012-2016, Co-PI

The Effect of NurtureMate on the early child development in poor rural China, National Health and Family Planning Committee (NHFPC), 2013-2015, PI.

The Effect of Text Messaging on Feeding Behavior of Infant Nutritional Supplement in Rural China, Shanghai Soong Ching Ling Foundation, 2012-2015, PI.

Paying for Performance and CE of Strategies to Combat Anemia in China, National Institutes of Health, 2011-2016, Co-PI in China.

Vocational versus Academic High Schooling: Searching for a Balanced Public Investment Strategy in China, National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2012-2016. Co-PI.

Study on the regional difference and regulation of Public Goods Provision in rural China, Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2012-2015, PI.

Study on the Management of Rural Public goods provision and the Integrated Development of Urban and Rural China. National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2011-2014, Co-PI.

Boarding School Education and Its Impact on the Health and Academic Development of Students in Poor Rural Areas of China, National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2010-2012.

The impact of nutritional intervention on Health and School Performance of primary student in poor rural China, Evidence of Egg and Chewable Vitamin intervention, Stanford University, 2010-2012, PI.

TEACHING AND ADVISING GRADUATE STUDENTS:
Renfu has taught some different classes for graduate students.

Public Economics, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Fall 2015, Co-Instructor with Linxiu Zhang and Chengfang Liu.

The Theory and Application of Randomized Control Trials in Agricultural Economics and Rural Development Studies, Winter, 2008 to date.

How to Design and Implement Randomized Control Trials in Nutrition, Health and Education Studies, Winter, 2014

Renfu also served as advisor for about 10 M.S. and Ph.D. graduate students in the field of agricultural economics and management since 2008.

EMPLOYMENT RECORD:
January. 2011 – Present: Associate professor
Centre for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CCAP-IGSNRR-CAS)

July. 2008 – November. 2010: Assistant professor
Centre for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CCAP-IGSNRR-CAS)

March. 2007 – June. 2007: Visiting Scholar
The University of Waikato

October. 2006 – December. 2006: Visiting Scholar
Stanford University

August. 2006 – June. 2008: Research Fellow
Centre for Chinese Agricultural Policy (CCAP)

Sep. 2006 – Present: Managing director
Rural Education Action Program (REAP), China

PUBLICATION:
Dr. Renfu Luo has published 93 (include 2 accepted paper) papers in international and Chinese journals, of which 48 papers are published in SCI/SSCI listed journals. He is co-author of 2 books. Based on the empirical and actions researches, He has submitted 20 policy reports or policy briefs to the central government, 14 of these policy reports/briefs have been signed by the national leader. He is also among the list of 2014 Most Cited Chinese Researchers (Social Sciences) released by Elsevier.

I. Articles Published in Refereed International Journals (50 Papers, of which 48 are SCI/SSCI indexed):
1) Lai, Fang, Renfu Luo, Linxiu Zhang, Xinzhe Huang, Scott Rozelle, Does computer-assisted learning improve learning outcomes? Evidence from a randomized experiment in migrant schools in Beijing. Economics of Education Review, Volume 47, August 2015, Pages 34–48.[SSCI]
2) Li, Liying, Renfu Luo*, Sean Sylvia, Alexis Medina, Scott Rozelle, The prevalence of anemia in central and Eastern china: evidence from the china Health and nutrition survey, The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health, Vol 46 No. 2 March 2015,306-321.[SCI].
3) Su, Weiliang, Chengfang Liu, Linxiu Zhang, Renfu Luo, Hongmei Yi. (2015) Household-Level Linkages between Off-Farm Employment and Agricultural Fixed Assets in Rural China. China Agricultural Economic Review. Vol. 7 Issue 2. pp 185-196 [SCI/SSCI].
4) Liu, Chengfang, Renfu Luo*, Hongmei Yi, Linxiu Zhang, Shaoping Li, Yunli Bai, Alexis Medina, Scott Rozelle, Scott Smith, Guofei Wang, Jujun Wang. (2015). Soil-Transmitted Helminths in Southwestern China: A Cross-Sectional Study of Links to Cognitive Ability, Nutrition, and School Performance among Children. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 9(6): e0003877. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0003877. [SCI, IF=4.489].
5) Wong, Ho Lun, Yaojiang Shi, Renfu Luo, Linxiu Zhang and Scott Rozelle (2014). Improving the Health and Education of Elementary Schoolchildren in Rural China: Iron Supplementation versus Nutritional Training for Parents, Journal of Development Studies, Vol. 50, No.4 (2014): 502-519. [SSCI]
6) Guo, Shili, Shaoquan Liu, RenfuLuo and Linxiu Zhang (2014). Determinants of Public Goods Investment in Rural Communities in Mountainous Areas of Sichuan Province, China, Journal of Mountain Sciences, 11, 3(2014): 816-824. [SCI]
7) Luo, Renfu, Yaojiang Shi, Huan Zhou, Ai Yue, Linxiu Zhang, Sean Sylvia, Alexis Melinda and Scott Rozelle. Anemia and Feeding Practices among Infants in Rural Shaanxi Province in China, Nutrients, 6, 12(2014): 5975-5991. [SCI, IF=3.671]]
8) Mo, Di, Renfu Luo, Chengfang Liu, Huiping Zhang, Linxiu Zhang, Alexis Melinda and Scott Rozelle (2014). Text Messaging and its Impacts on the Health and Education of the Poor: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Rural China, World Development, 64(2014): 766-780. [SSCI, IF=1.965]
9) Yang, Yunfan, Huan Wang, Linxiu Zhang, Sean Sylvia, RenfuLuo*, Yaojiang Shi, Wei Wang and Scott Rozelle (2014). The Han-Minority Achievement Gap, Language, and Returns to School in Rural China, Economic Development and Cultural Change. Vol. 63, No. 2(2014): 319-359.[SSCI]
10) Lai, Fang, Chengfang Liu, Renfu Luo, Linxiu Zhang, Xiaochen Ma and Yujie Bai, The Education of China’s Migrant Children: The Missing Link In China’s Education System, International Journal of Educational Development, 37 (2014): 68-77.[SSCI]
11) Qiao, Fangbin, Scott Rozelle, Jikun Huang, Linxiu Zhang, Renfu Luo*, Road Expansion and Off-Farm Work in Rural China, The China Quarterly, June 2014, No.218, pp:428-451. [SSCI]
12) Mo, Di, Linxiu Zhang,Renfu Luo, Qinghe Qu, Weiming Huang, Jiafu Wang, Yajie Qiao, Boswell, Matthew, Rozelle, Scott, Integrating computer-assisted learning into a regular curriculum: evidence from a randomised experiment in rural schools in Shaanxi, Journal of Development Effectiveness, Vol.6, No. 3 (2014): 300-323. [SCI]
13) Yue, Ai, Yaojiang Shi, Fang Chang, Chu Yang, Huan Wang, Hongmei Yi, Renfu Luo, Chengfang Liu, Linxiu Zhang, James Yanjey Chu, and Scott Rozelle, Dormitory Management and Boarding Students in China’s Rural Primary Schools, China Agricultural Economic Review, Vol. 6 No 3(2014): 523-550. [SCI]
14) Sean Sylvia, Renfu Luo, Linxiu Zhang, Yaojiang Shi, Alexis Medina, Scott Rozelle. Do you get what you pay for with school-based health programs? Evidence from a child nutrition experiment in rural China. Economics of Education Review.2013, Vol.37,pp:1-12,2013.[SSCI]
15) Wong, Ho Lun Alex, Renfu Luo, Linxiu Zhang, Scott Rozelle. Providing quality infrastructure in rural villages: The case of rural roads in China. Journal of Development Economics.2013, doi:10.1016/j.jdeveco.2013.03.002. [SSCI]
16) Alex Ho Lun Wong, Renfu Luo, Linxiu Zhang, Scott Rozelle. The impact of vouchers on preschool attendance and elementary school readiness: a randomized controlled trial in rural china, Economics of Education Review.2013, Vol. 35, pp:53-65,2013.[SSCI]
17) Liu, Chengfang, Linxiu Zhang, Jikun Huang, Renfu Luo, Hongmei Yi, Yaojiang Shi, Scott Rozelle. 2013. Project Design, Village Governance and Infrastructure Quality in Rural China. China Agricultural Economic Review, 5(2), Vol. 5 No. 2, 2013, pp. 248-280. [SCI/SSCI]
18) Zhang, Linxiu, Hongmei Yi, Renfu Luo, Changfang Liu and Scott Rozelle (2013). The Human Capital Roots of the Middle Income Trap: The Case of China. Agricultural Economics. DOI: 10.1111/agec.12059. (SCI/SSCI).
19) Li, Qiang, Jikun Huang, Renfu Luo* and Chengfang Liu. 2013. China's Labor Transition and the Future of China's Rural Wages and Employment. China & World Economy Vol. 21, No. 3. Pages 4–24. DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-124X.2013.12019.x.[SSCI]
20) Kimberly Singer Babiarz, Hongmei Yi and Renfu Luo, Meeting the Health-care Needs of the Rural Elderly: The Unique Role of Village Doctors. China and world economy, Vol. 21, No. 3, pages 44–60. Article first published online: 19 MAY 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-124X.2013.12021.x.[SSCI]
21) Mo, Di, Linxiu Zhang, Hongmei Yi, Renfu Luo, Scott Rozelle and Carl Brinton (2013). "School Dropouts and Conditional Cash Transfers: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in Rural China's Junior High Schools." Journal of Development Studies 49(2): 190-207. [SSCI]
22) Linxiu Zhang, Max Kleiman-Weiner, Renfu Luo*, Yaojiang Shi, Reynaldo Martorell, Alexis Medina,and Scott Rozelle. 2013. Multiple Micronutrient Supplementation Reduces Anemia and Anxiety in Rural China’s Elementary School Children. The Journal of Nutrition, doi: 10.3945/jn.112.171959.[SCI, IF=3.9]
23) Max Kleiman-Weiner, Renfu Luo*, Linxiu Zhang, Yaojiang Shi, Alexis Medina, Scott Rozelle. 2013. Eggs versus chewable vitamins: Which intervention can increase nutrition and test scores in rural China? China Economic Review, Volume 24,165-176.[SSCI].
24) Miller, Grant, Renfu Luo, Linxiu Zhang, Sean Sylvia, Yaojiang Shi, Patricia Foo, Qiran Zhao, Reynaldo Martorell, Alexis Medina, Scott Rozelle. 2012. Effectiveness of provider incentives for anaemia reduction in rural China: a cluster randomised trial. British Medical Journal. 2012;345:e4809 doi: 10.1136/bmj.e4809. [SCI, IF=14.09]
25) Luo, Renfu,Yaojiang Shi, Linxiu Zhang, Chengfang Liu, Scott Rozelle, Brian Sharbono, Ai Yue, Qiran Zhao and Reynaldo Martorell. 2012. Nutrition and Educational Performance in Rural China's Elementary Schools: Results of a Randomized Control Trial in Shaanxi Province, Economic Development and Cultural Change, July issue, 2012, pp 735-772. [SSCI]
26) Luo, Renfu,Yaojiang Shi, Linxiu Zhang, Huiping Zhang, Grant Miller, Alexis Medina and Scott Rozelle. 2012. The Limits of Health and Nutrition Education: Evidence from Three Randomized-Controlled Trials in Rural China. CESifo Economic Studies, 2012, doi:10.1093/cesifo/ifs023. [SSCI]
27) Shi,Yaojiang, Fang Chang, Xiaoqing Su, Renfu Luo, Linxiu Zhang, Scott Rozelle, 2012. Parental training, anemia and the impact on the nutrition of female students in China's poor rural elementary schools, China Agricultural Economic Review, Vol. 4 Iss: 2 pp. 151-167. [SSCI]
28) Yi, Hongmei, Linxiu Zhang, Renfu Luo, Yaojiang Shi, Di Mo, Xinxin Chen, Carl Brinton, Scott Rozelle, 2012. Dropping Out: Why are Students Leaving Junior High in China’s Poor Rural Areas? International Journal of Educational Development, Volume 32, Issue 4, July 2012, Pages 555-563. [SSCI]
29) Luo, Renfu, Linxiu Zhang, Chengfang Liu, Qiran Zhao, Yaojiang Shi, Scott Rozelle and Brian Sharbono. 2012. Behind before They Begin: The Challenge of Early Childhood Education in rural China, Australasian Journal of Early Childhood. Vol. 37 (1), March 2012, pp 55-64. [SSCI]
30) Jean C. Oi and Kim Singer Babiarz and Linxiu Zhang and Renfu Luo and Scott Rozelle, 2012. Shifting Fiscal Control to Limit Cadre Power in China's Townships and Villages. The China Quarterly 211, 649-675. Doi: 10.1017/S0305741012000823[SSCI]
31) Wang, Xiaobing, Linxiu Zhang, Renfu Luo, Guofei Wang, Yingdan Chen, Alexis Medina, Karen Eggleston, Scott Rozelle and Scott Smith, Intestinal roundworm infections and determining correlates in preschool and school-aged children in southwest China. PloS ONE 7(9): e45939. Doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0045939. [SCI, IF=3.234]
32) Boswell, Matthew, Scott Rozelle, Linxiu Zhang, Chengfang Liu, Renfu Luo, Yaojiang Shi, 2011, Conducting influential impact evaluations in China: the experience of the Rural Education Action Project. Journal of Development Effectiveness, Vol 3 No. 3(2011), 420-430.[SSCI]
33) Liu, Chengfang, Linxiu Zhang, Renfu Luo, Scott Rozelle, Brian Sharbono, Jennifer Adams, Yaojiang Shi, Ai Yue, Hongbin Li, Xiaobing Wang, Thomas Glauben, 2011, Early Commitment on Financial Aid and College Decision Making of Poor Students: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Rural China, Economics of Education Review, 30 (2011) 627–640. [SSCI]
34) Wang, Xiaobing, Chengfang Liu, Linxiu Zhang, Renfu Luo, Thomas Glauben, Yaojiang Shi, Scott Rozelle, Brian Sharbono. 2011. What is Keeping the Poor out of College? Enrollment Rates, Educational Barriers and College Matriculation in China, China Agricultural Economic Review, Vol. 3 No. 2, 2011 pp. 131-149. [SSCI]
35) Wang, Xiaobing, Chengfang Liu, Linxiu Zhang, Renfu Luo, Thomas Glauben, Yaojiang Shi, Scott Rozelle, Brian Sharbono. College Education and the Poor in China: Documenting the Hurdles to Educational Attainment and College Matriculation, 2011, Asia Pacific Education Review. Volume 12, Number 4, Pages 533-546 [SSCI]
36) Luo, Renfu, Yaojiang Shi, Linxiu Zhang, Chengfang Liu, Hongbin Li, Scott Rozelle and Brian Sharbono. 2011. Community service, educational performance and social responsibility in Northwest China, Journal of Moral Education, Vol 40, Issue 2, 2011, pp 181-202. [SSCI]
37) Luo, Renfu, Linxiu Zhang, Chengfang Liu, Qiran Zhao, Yaojiang Shi, Grant Miller, Elaine Yu, Brian Sharbono, Scott Rozelle, Reynaldo Martorell. 2011. Anemia in Rural China’s Elementary Schools: Prevalence and Correlates in Ningxia and Qinghai’s Poor Counties. Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition. Volume 29, Number 5, October 2011, pp 471-485.[SSCI]
38) Luo, Renfu, Xiaobing Wang, Linxiu Zhang, Chengfang Liu, Yaojiang Shi, Grant Miller, Scott Rozelle, Elaine Yu and Reynaldo Martorell, 2011, High Anemia Prevalence in Western China. The Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, Vol 42 No. 5 September 2011, pp 1204-1213 [SCI]
39) Xu Jingqin, Renfu Luo, Linxiu Zhang, and Scott Rozelle Connecting Rural China: The Public Investment Record of Quasi-commercial Electricity and Telephone Agencies in China’s Villages. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology, 2010, 6, 130-141.
40) Liu, Chengfang, Linxiu Zhang, Renfu Luo, Scott Rozelle and Prashant Loyalka, 2010. The Effect of Primary School Mergers on Academic Performance of Students in Rural China, International Journal of Educational Development, 30, pp: 570-585.[SSCI]
41) Luo, Renfu, Max Kleiman-Weiner, Scott Rozelle, Linxiu Zhang, Chengfang Liu, Brian Sharbono, Yaojiang Shi, Ai Yue, Reynaldo Martorell and Michelle Lee, 2010. Anemia in Rural China’s Elementary Schools: Prevalence and Correlations in Shaanxi Province’s Poor Counties, Ecology of Food and Nutrition, 49 (5): pp 357-372. [SSCI]
42) Li, Xiaofei, Chengfang Liu, Renfu Luo, Linxiu Zhang, Scott Rozelle, 2010. The challenges facing young workers during rural labor transition, China Agricultural Economic Review, 2 (2), pp.185-199. [SCI/SSCI].
43) Luo, Renfu, Linxiu Zhang, Jikun Huang and Scott Rozelle, 2010. Village Elections, Public Goods Investments and Pork Barrel Politics, Chinese- Style, Journal of Development Studies, Vol. 46, No. 4, 662-684, April 2010.[SSCI]
44) Luo, Renfu, Yaojiang Shi, Linxiu Zhang, Chengfang Liu, Scott Rozelle, Brian Sharbono, 2009. Malnutrition in China's rural boarding schools: the case of primary schools in Shaanxi Province, Asia Pacific Journal of Education, Volume 29 Issue 4, Pages 481 – 501. [SSCI]
45) Liu, Chengfang, Linxiu Zhang, Renfu Luo, Scott Rozelle, Brian Sharbono, Yaojiang Shi, 2009. Development challenges, tuition barriers, and high school education in China. Asia Pacific Journal of Education, Volume 29 Issue 4, Pages 503 – 520. [SSCI]
46) Liu, Chengfang, Linxiu Zhang, Renfu Luo and Scott Rozelle, 2009. Infrastructure Investment in Rural China: Is Quality Being Compromised during Quantity Expansion? The China Journal, January, Issue 61, pp: 105-130. [SSCI]
47) Zhang, Haiqing, Linxiu Zhang, Renfu Luo, Qiang Li, 2008. Does Education Still Pays Off in Rural China: Revisit the Impact of Education on Off-farm Employment and Wages, China & World Economy, Vol.16, No.2, 2008, pp.1-16. .[SSCI]
48) Luo, Renfu, Linxiu Zhang, Jikun Huang and Scott Rozelle, 2007. Elections, Fiscal Reform and Public Goods Provision in Rural China, Journal of Comparative Economics, 35 (2007) 583-611. [SSCI].
49) Yu, Lerong, Renfu Luo and Linxiu Zhang. Decomposing Income Inequality and Policy Implications in Rural China, China & World Economy, Vol. 15, No.2, pp44-58, 2007. [SSCI]
50) Zhang, Linxiu, Renfu Luo, Scott Rozelle and Chengfang Liu, 2006. Investing in Rural China: China’s Commitment to Modernization, The Chinese Economy, Vol. 39, No. 4, pp. 57–84, 2006.

II. Articles Published in Chinese Journals (43 papers):
1) Bai, Yunli, Hongmei Yi, Linxiu Zhang, Renfu Luo, Chengfang Liu. The supply and utilization of vision care in rural primary Health. Chinese Journal of Health Policy, 2015, Vol. 8, No. 4, 75-80.
2) Luo, Renfu, Linxiu Zhang, Chengfang Liu, Hongmei Yi, Yaojiang Shi, 2015.The importance of improving the quality of human capital in poor rural area. China National Conditions and Strength, 2015(4) 62-64.
3) Yue, Ai, Hongmei Yi, Yaojiang Shi, Linxiu Zhang, Renfu Luo, Chengfang Liu, Scott Rozelle, 2015. Study on the association between the knowledge of NCMS, health expenditure and reimbursement: Evidence from the follow-up survey of 2020 households in 5 provinces. Health Economics Research. 2015, Vol. 1, No.15: 60-63.
4) Luo, Renfu, Yu Wang, Linxiu Zhang, Chengfang Liu, Hongmei Yi. 2015, “One Project, One Discussion”, the Decision-Making in Rural Public Investment and Villagers’ Participation: Evidence from a Nationwide Village-Specific Panel Data Set. Economic Survey, 2015 (Forthcoming).
5) Bai, Yunli, Renfu Luo, Chengfang Liu, Hongmei Yi, Linxiu Zhang. The transition of village debt and regional difference in rural China. Financial & Trade Economics, 2015(forthcoming).
6) Han, Linghui, Renfu Luo, Linxiu Zhang, Chengfang Liu, Peihua Wong, Scott Rozelle, 2014. Incentive and Management in Fiscal Reform of Townships in China. China Journal of Economics. Vol. 1, No. 1: 1-17. March 2014.
7) Zhang, Linxiu, Hongmei Yi, Renfu Luo, Chengfang Liu, Yaojiang Shi, Scott Rozelle, 2014. The Human Capital Roots of the Middle-Income Trap: The Case of China. Journal of Renmin University of China. No. 3, 2014, pp 8-18.
8) Luo, Renfu, Linxiu Zhang, Alex Wong and Scott Rozelle, The research on the quality of road project in rural China, Chinese Rural Economy, No.3, 2014, pp 4-15.
9) Wang, Xiaobing, Linxiu Zhang, Guofei Wang, Renfu Luo, Alexis Medina, Scott Rozelle, 2014, Soil-transmitted nematode infection of children and its influencing factors in poverty-stricken areas in two provinces of southwest China, Chin J Schisto Control 2014, Vol. 26, No. 3, pp 279-283.
10) Shi, Yaojiang, Huan Wang, Renfu Luo, Linxiu Zhang, Chengfang Liu, Hongmei Yi, Ai Yue , Scott Rozelle, 2013. The Impacts of Nutrition Intervention on Students’ Development in Poor Rural Schools of Shaanxi Province. China Soft Science Magazine. No. 10, 2013, pp 48-58.
11) Luo, Renfu, Linxiu Zhang, Xiaobing Wang, Hongmei Yi, Yoajiang Shi, Scott Rozelle. 2013. Impact of Parent Training on Reduction of Anemia among Primary School Student in Poor Rural Areas. Chinese Journal of School Health, 34(2): 225-227.
12) Yue, Ai, Chu Yang, Fang Chang, Xin Tian, Yaojiang Shi, Renfu Luo, Hongmei Yi. 2013. Impact of New Rural Pension Program on Household Consumption Expenditure. Management World (Monthly), (8): 14-21.
13) Wang, Xiaobing, Guofei Wang, Linxiu Zhang, Renfu Luo, Jujun Wang, Alexis Medina, Karen Eggleston, Scott Rozelle, Scott Smith.Correlation between soil-transmitted nematode infections and children’s growth. Chin J Schisto Control 2013, Vol. 25, No. 3, pp 268-274.
14) Luo, Renfu, Linxiu Zhang, Xiaobing Wang, Fangbin Qiao, Sean Sylvia, Highway and Off-farm Participation in Rural China, Economic Survey, 2013, No. 4, pp 44-48.
15) Wang Sangui, Zeng Junxia, Shi Yaojiang, Luo Renfu and Zhang Linxiu, 2012. Comparative Study of Gender Differences of Student Health and Education Between Different Types of Accommodation in the Western Poverty-Strichen Areas. Journal of Agricutechnical Economics, No.6, 2012 (Serial No.206), pp 4-14.
16) Zhang, Haiqin, Shaoquan Liu, Renfu Luo, Linxiu Zhang, Rural Public Investment and Benefit in Sichuan’s Hilly and Mountainous Areas, Journal of Anhui Agricultural Sciences, 2012, Vol. 40, No.20, pp 10674-10677.
17) Wang, Xiaobing, Wang Guofei, ZHANG Linxiu, Luo Renfu, Tian Hongchun, TANG Lina, Wang Jujun, Alexis Medina, Paul Wise, Scott Rozelle. 2012. Investigation on Prevalence of soil-transmitted nematode infections and influencing factors for children in southwest areas of China. Chinese Journal of Schistosomiasis Control 2012, Vol.24, No.3, pp.268-273.
18) Luo, Renfu, Linxiu Zhang, Qiran Zhao, Hongmei Yi, Yaojiang Shi, Scott Rozelle, 2011. A Survey on Anemia Prevalence among Boarding Primary Schools Students in Poor Rural Areas of Shaanxi Province, Chinese Journal of School Health, 2011 Vol 32, No 10, 1257-1258.
19) Luo, Renfu, Linxiu Zhang, Scott Rozelle, 2011. China’s Rural Labor Force Transition and Its Challenges, Issues in Agricultural Economy, 2011 No 9, 18-24.
20) Yi, Hongmei, Linxiu Zhang, Renfu Luo, Chengfang Liu, Scott Rozelle, 2011. A Survey on Farmer s Understanding of and Benefits from New Cooperative Medical Scheme, Population Journal, No. 1, 2011, pp 47-53.
21) Luo, Renfu, Linxiu Zhang, Qiran Zhao, Jikun Huang, 2011.Trends on Public Infrastructure and Public Investment Priority in Rural China, China Soft Science Magazine(monthly), No.9, 2011, pp30-40.
22) Luo, Renfu, Linxiu Zhang, Qiran Zhao, Chengfang Liu, 2011, An Analysis of the Influence of Exterior Schock on the Employment of Migrant Workers in the Impoverished Rural Areas, Economic Survey, 2011, No. 3, pp 103-107.
23) Deng, Mengzhi, Renfu Luo, Linxiu Zhang, 2011, Road Infrastructure construction and Non-Agricultural Employment of Rural Labor-based on a Survey of 2000 Households in 5 provinces, Journal of Agrotechnical Economics, No.2.2011, pp:4-11
24) Luo, Renfu, Linxiu Zhang, Chengfang Liu, Qiran Zhao, Mengzhi Deng, Yaojiang Shi. 2010. Development of in Chinese Poor Rural Areas: Status and Correlates. Studies in Preschool Education, 2010 (4): 17-22.
25) Xu, Jingqin, Linxiu Zhang, Renfu Luo, 2010, Current Situation, Institutional Causes and Governance of Township Debt, Modern Economic Research, No.1, 2010. pp 60-63.
26) Luo, Renfu, Linxiu Zhang, Qiran Zhao, Chengfang Liu, 2011. An Analysis of the Influence of Exterior Shock on the Employment of Migrant Workers in the Impoverished Rural Areas——Taking the Employment of the Labors in the Impoverished Rural Areas in the Financial Crisis as an Example, Economic Survey, No. 3, 2011, pp 103-107.
27) Luo, Renfu, Linxiu Zhang, Chengfang Liu, Qiran Zhao, Mengzhi Deng, Yaojiang Shi. 2010. Development of in Chinese Poor Rural Areas: Status and Correlates. Studies in Preschool Education, 2010 (4): 17-22. [CSSCI]
28) Luo Renfu, Qiran Zhao, Min He, Chengfang Liu, Linxiu Zhang, 2009. The Empirical Analysis of Early Childhood Education of Poor Rural China, Studies in Preschool Education, No. 1, 2009, pp 7-10.
29) Xu, Jinqin, Renfu Luo and Linxiu Zhang, 2009. Impacts of Tax Fee Reform on Village Financial Health. China Soft Science Magazine, No.11, Nov.2009, pp.11-18.
30) Zhang, Haiqing, Linxiu Zhang, Renfu Luo, Chengfang Liu, 2009. Teaching Resources and Academic Performance in Elementary Schools in Rural China, Education and Economy, No. 4, 2009, pp 1-6. [CSSCI]
31) Luo Renfu, Qiran Zhao, Min He, Chengfang Liu, Linxiu Zhang, 2009. The Empirical Analysis of Early Childhood Education of Poor Rural China, Studies in Preschool Education, No. 1, 2009, pp 7-10.
32) Yi, Hongmei, Linxiu Zhang, Renfu Luo, Chengfang Liu, 2009. The Status Quo of Township Health Center and Its Functions in New Cooperative Medical System, Chinese Health Economics, No. 6, 2009, pp56-58.
33) Zhang, Linxiu, Hongmei Yi, Renfu Luo, Scott Rozelle, 2008. New Cooperative Medical Systems: Progress and Challenges, Chinese Journal of Health Policy, No.1, 2008.pp39-44.
34) Luo, Renfu, Linxiu Zhang, Mengzhi Deng, 2008. An Empirical Analysis on the Investment Strategies of Public Investment in Rural China, Bulletin of National Natural Science Foundation of China, Vol.22, No.6, 2008, pp3250-330.
35) Liu, Chengfang, Linxiu Zhang, Renfu Luo, Scott Rozelle, 2007, Quality of Public Investment in Communities in Rural China: Measurement, Status, and Correlates, Journal of Agritechnical Economics, No.2, 2007, pp11-18.[CSSCI]
36) Chen, Mo, Linxiu Zhang, Yinli Zhai, Renfu Luo, 2007. Region Distributing of Investment in Drinking Water in Rural China, Research of Agricultural Modernization, No. 3, 2007.
37) Li Qiang , Renfu Luo, Chengfang Liu, Linxiu Zhang, 2006. What do Villagers Really Want? Understanding Villagers’Willingness to Invest in Rural Public Services. Issues in Agricultural Economy, No. 10, 2006, pp 15-20.[CSSCI]
38) Luo, Renfu, Linxiu Zhang, Jikun Huang, Scott Rozelle, Chengfang Liu, 2006. Direct Election , Rural Tax Reform and Public Goods Provision in Rural China. China Economic Quarterly, July 2006, Vol 5(4): 1295-1310.
39) Fan, Baohong, Rong Wang, Linxiu Zhang, Renfu Luo, 2006. Distribution and Provision of Public Good in Rural Jiangsu: an Analysis from Township Fiscal Point of View. Jiangsu Social Sciences, No. 6, 2006, pp 53-60.
40) Zhang, Linxiu, Renfu Luo, Chengfang Liu, Scott Rozelle, 2005. An Analysis on the Determinants of Public Goods Investment in China’s Rural Communities, Economic Research Journal 40 (2005) 76-86. [CSSCI]
41) Zhang, Linxiu, Qiang Li, Renfu Luo, Chengfang Liu, Scott Rozelle, 2005. “Public Goods Investments in Rural China: Basic Characteristics and Trends,” Chinese Rural Economy, 11(2005), pp18-25. [CSSCI]
42) Luo, Renfu, Xiaojian Li, Chenglin Qin. New Evidence of Provinces Level Convergence in China. Progress in Geography, 2002, Vol. 21, No. 1, 73-80.
43) Qin, Chenglin, Renfu Luo. An Appraisement of the Development Level of Hi-tech Industrial Zones in Henan Province. Areal Research and Development, 2002, Vol. 21, No.4, 10-13.

III. Books
1) Shi, Yaojiang, Renfu Luo, Chengfang Liu, Hongmei Yi, Ai Yue, Yunfan Yang, Qiran Zhao, Fang Chang, 2014. Public Goods Provision in China’s Rural Areas: Towards a More Balanced Growth between City and Countryside. China Agricultural Press, Beijing, China. Published date, December 2014. ISBN:978-7-109-19994-1.
2) Qin, Chenglin, Jian Gao, Yingxia Liu, Renfu Luo, Rongbing Wang, Chunji Zhang, Disparities and Convergence of Regional Economic Growth in China. Science Press, Beijing, China. Published date, May 2008. ISBN: 978-7-03-020420-2.

IV. Selected Papers Published in English Books and Monographs
1) Zhang Linxiu, Chengfang Liu, Renfu Luo, Hongmei Yi, 2014. Fazhan Fangshi Zhuanbianxia de Jizhong Lianpian Tekunqu in Zhongguo Quyu Fazhan Baogao (China Regional Development Report). The Commercial Press, Beijing, China. Published date 2014-05-01, ISBN: 9787100091008, pp 133-156.
2) Zhang, Linxiu, Chengfang Liu, Renfu Luo, Hongmei Yi , Yaojiang Shi , Scott Rozelle. 2015. The Transformation of Public Services in Rural China. In Dunford, Michael, and Weidong Liu (eds.): The Geographical Transformation of China. Published by Routledge. ISBN: 978-0-415-63431-1.
3) Zhang, Linxiu, Hongmei Yi, Renfu Luo, Chengfang Liu, Yaojiang Shi, Scott Rozelle, Kim Babiarz Singer, Grant Miller, Scott Atlas, 2011. Caring for One Billion: Assessing the New Social Protection Programs in Rural China. CSP Research Report 07, January 2011, Center for Social Protection, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK.
4) Luo, Renfu, Linxiu Zhang, Jikun Huang and Scott Rozelle. 2010, Community Governance and Public-Goods Investments in China’s Villages, in Community, Market and State in Development, pp: 123-147. Edited by Keijiro Otsuka and KaliappaKalirajan, Printed in Great Britain, 2010.
5) Zhang, Linxiu, Renfu Luo, Chengfang Liu, and Scott Rozelle, 2006. Investing in Rural China, Tracking China’s Commitment to Modernization. in Paying for Progress in China Public Finance, Human Welfare and Changing Patterns of Inequality, pp: 117-144. Edited by Vivienne Shue, and Christine Wong, Printed in Routledge, 2007.

V. Policy briefs (20 policy briefs):
1) Zhang, Linxiu, Hongmei Yi, Renfu Luo, Jikun Huang, Scott Rozelle, 2008. The Development and Reform of the New Cooperative Medical Service System: Policy Evaluations and Recommendations.
2) Luo, Renfu, Linxiu Zhang, Chengfang Liu, Jikun Huang, 2008. Paying Attention to Pre-School Education in Rural Areas to Promote the Overall Development of Rural Education.
3) Luo, Renfu, Linxiu Zhang, Chengfang Liu, Jikun Huang, 2009. Battling Anemia in Rural China’s Elementary Schools for the All-Round Development of Children.
4) Luo, Renfu, Chengfang Liu, Linxiu Zhang, Jikun Huang, 2009. Changes in the Profile and Farmers’ Willingness to Invest in Public Goods in Rural China.
5) Liu, Chengfang, Linxiu Zhang, Renfu Luo, Jikun Huang, 2009. Educating Migrant Children: A Profile of the Weakest Link in China’s Education System.
6) Luo, Renfu, Linxiu Zhang, Chengfang Liu, Jikun Huang, Yaojiang Shi, 2009.Malnutrition in China’s Rural Boarding Schools: the Case of Primary Schools in Shaanxi Province.
7) Wang, Xiaobing, Linxiu Zhang, Renfu Luo, Chengfang Liu, Jikun Huang, 2010. Prevalence of Intestinal Worms among Kids in Poor Rural Areas: Facts and Policy Recommendations.
8) Zhang Linxiu, Renfu Luo, Hongmei Yi, Jikun Huang, Yaojiang Shi, 2011. Dropouts among Junior High School Students in Poor Rural Areas.
9) Luo, Renfu, Linxiu Zhang, Jikun Huang, Xiaobing Wang, Yaojiang Shi, 2011. A Quick and Effective Way to Eliminate Anemia among Kids in Poor Rural Areas.
10) Liu, Chengfang, Linxiu Zhang, Renfu Luo, Hongmei Yi, Jikun Huang, Yaojiang Shi. 2012. Improving the access to high school education in poor rural areas of China.
11) Zhang, Linxiu, Renfu Luo, Jikun Huang, Hongmei Yi, Chengfang Liu, Yaojiang Shi. 2012. Improving the academic performance of students in poor rural areas and migrant school students in urban areas through computer assisted learning.
12) Luo, Renfu, Linxiu Zhang, Jikun Huang, Chengfang Liu, Hongmei Yi, Yaojiang Shi, 2012. Improving the implementation of the nutrition program among students in poor rural areas of China.
13) Jikun Huang, Luo, Renfu, Linxiu Zhang, Hongmei Yi, Chengfang Liu, 2013, Policy Proposals on Ensuring the healthy development of children in poor rural areas In pursuit of Education Equity.
14) Luo, Renfu, Linxiu Zhang, Chengfang Liu, Hongmei Yi, Jikun Huang,Yaojiang Shi, Early Child Care and Education (ECCE) in rural areas: status and implications.
15) Linxiu Zhang, Luo, Renfu, Jikun Huang, Chengfang Liu, Hongmei Yi, Yaojiang Shi, 2013, Policy Proposals on improving the school lunch program among children at the compulsory education level in poor rural areas.
16) Hongmei Yi, Linxiu Zhang, Luo, Renfu, Chengfang Liu, Jikun Huang, Yaojiang Shi, 2013, Vision care among children from poor rural elementary schools: status and implications
17) Luo, Renfu, Linxiu Zhang, Jikun Huang,Yaojiang Shi, Huan Zhou, 2013, Nutrition and development of infants in poor rural areas: status and implications.
18) Hongmei Yi, Linxiu Zhang, Luo, Renfu, Jikun Huang, Chengfang Liu, Yingquan Song, Yaojiang Shi, 2013, Quality of Vocational and Education Training (VET) at the High School Education Level and Its Challenges.
19) Luo, Renfu, Linxiu Zhang, Jikun Huang, Hongmei Yi, Chengfang Liu, Yaojiang Shi,2013, Policy Propoals on a "Nutritious Lunch Provided Every School Day" for children at the compulsory education level in poor rural areas
20) Luo, Renfu, Linxiu Zhang, Jikun Huang,Yaojiang Shi, Huan Zhou, Hongmei Yi, Chengfang Liu, 2013, Policy Proposals on improving the infant nutritional program and promoting the development of children in poor rural China.

INVITED SEMINARS/SYMPOSIA/TALKS:
1. Nourishing the Future: Targeting Infants and Their Caregivers to Reduce Under-Nutrition in Rural China. The 29th International Conference of Agricultural Economists, Milan, Italy, August 2015.
2. The Problem and challenge of education and human capital investment in rural China, Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics, Nanchang, China, May 2015.
3. Nourishing the future: Infant nutritional supplement, health and early child development, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China, October 2014.
4. Nourishing the Future: Targeting infants and their caregivers to reduce anemia in Rural China, Making Impact Evaluation Matter Better Evidence for Effective Policies and Programs, Manila, the Philippines, September 2014.
5. Impact of a text messaging on infant supplements feeding behaviors: evidence of randomized control trials in rural China, The 2014 Chinese Economists Society Conference, Guangzhou, China, June 2014.
6. Rapporteur for the session on “Building Resilience to Food Borne Disease and Public Health Shocks in East Asia and the Pacific”, International Conference on “Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security”, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, May 2014.
7. China’s New Rural Pension Scheme (NRPS): Participation, its Correlates and Impact on the Rural Elderly, The 2013 Chinese Economists Society Conference, Chengdu, China, June 2013.
8. The Prevalence Of Anemia In Central And Eastern China:Evidence From The China Health And Nutrition Survey, 2013 IAMO Forum in Halle, Germany, June 2013.
9. The Limits of Health and Nutrition Education: Evidence From Three Randomized Controlled Trials in Rural China, The 28th International Conference of Agricultural Economists, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, August 2012.
10. Improving the Health and Education of Primary Schoolchildren in Rural China: Iron Supplementation Versus Nutritional Training for Parents, The 2012 Chinese Economists Society Conference, Kaifeng, China, June 2012.
11. Education, Human Capital and Economic Development, The training workshop for Head of Education Bureau in Shaanxi Province, 2012, Yan’an, China, June 2012.
12. How to design and implement a Randomized control Trails: Methods and Applications, Xinjiang University of Finance, 2011.
13. How to design and implement a Randomized control Trails: Methods and Applications, Workshop of capacity building for NGOs, Beijing, 2011.
14. Randomized control Trails and impact Evaluation: Methods and Applications, Ningxia University, 2011.
15. Randomized control Trails and impact Evaluation: Methods and Applications, Henan University of Economics and Law, 2010.
16. Village Elections, Public Goods Investments and Pork Barrel Politics, Chinese style, The 27th International Conference of Agricultural Economists, Beijing, China, August 2009.
17. Behind Before They Start: The Challenge of Early Childhood Education in Rural China, The 2009 Chinese Economists Society Conference, Nanning, China, June 2009.
18. Elections, Fiscal reform and public good provision in rural China, The 2006 Chinese Economists Society Conference, Shanghai, China, June 2006.

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