The Gansu Survey of Children and Families (GSCF) is a longitudinal, multi-level study of rural children’s welfare outcomes, including education, health, and psycho-social development. Data have been collected in 2000, 2004, 2007, 2009, and 2015.
Select GSCF publications include the following:
Cherng, Hua-Yu Sebastian, and Emily Hannum. 2013. “Community Poverty, Industrialization, and Educational Gender Gaps in Rural China.”Social Forces 92 (2): 659–90.
Glewwe, Paul, Albert Park, and MengZhao. 2016. “A Better Vision for Development: Eyeglasses and Academic Performance in Rural Primary Schools in China.” Journal of Development Economics 122 (September): 170–82.
Hannum, Emily, Jihong Liu, and Edward A. Frongillo. 2014. “Poverty, Food Insecurity, and Nutritional Deprivation in Rural China: Implications for Children’s Literacy Achievement.”International Journal of Educational Development34 (0): 90–97.
Hannum, Emily, and Yuping Zhang. 2012. “Poverty and Proximate Barriers to Learning: VisionDeficiencies, Vision Correction, and Educational Outcomes in Rural Northwest China.” World Development 40 (9): 1921–31.