Friday, January 11, 2008
Chinese Household Income Project Survey (CHIPS)
The 1988 and 1995 surveys are available at ICPSR (Study No. 9836 and No. 3012,respectively), and used by Li Han "Marketing Politics? Economic Reforms and the Selection of Political Elites in China" for the Communist Party membership and educational background (as well as age, gender, and ethnicity) at the individual level and the ratio of employment in foreign firms to that in state-owned enterprises at the regional level.