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Old Campus of Henan University, Kaifeng, Henan

Dongliuzhai Building, 3rd floor


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Research Interests

  • Economic History
  • Historical Demography and Agriculture
  • Development Economics
  • Political Economics



Ph.D. from University of Groningen, Faculty of Economics and Business, Groningen, 2018




  1. Ma, Y. and H. de Jong, "Unfoldung the Turbulent Century: A Reconstruction of China´s Historical National Accounts, 1840-1912", Review of Income and Wealth, forthcoming, DOI: 10.1111/roiw.12314
  2. Caruana-Galizia, P. and Y. Ma,"Chinese Regions in the Great Divergence: Provincial GDP per capita, 1873-1918," Australian Economic History Review, 56(1), 21-45, 2016. DOI: 10.1111/aehr.12064.
  3. Xu, Y., Z. Shi, B. van Leeuwen, Y. Ni, Z.Zhang and Y. Ma, "Chinese National Income, ca 1661-1933," Australian Economic History Review, 57(3), 368-93, 2017, DOI: 10.1111/aehr.12127