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Introducing Chinese private enterprise survey: points and prospects

Introducing Chinese private enterprise survey: points and prospects This paper aims to introduce the history and major achievement of the Chinese private enterprise survey (CPES), which is one of the most enduring large-scale nationwide sample surveys in China, providing important micro firm-level data for understanding and studying the development of Chinese enterprises and entrepreneurs over the past 26 years.Design/methodology/approachThe main body of this paper is based on a bibliometric analysis of all literature using CPES until 2017.FindingsThis paper discusses problems that users may encounter during data mining. By doing so, it can assist other researchers to get a better understanding of what has been done (e.g. journals, topics, scholars and institutions) and do their research in a more targeted way.Research limitations/implicationsAs members of the survey project team, the authors also take a prospect of the future data design and use, as well as offer some suggestions about how to use the CPES data to improve high-quality development and business environment evaluation in China.Originality/valueThis paper is the first to provide an overall picture of academic papers in China and abroad that have used the CPES data. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Nankai Business Review International Emerald Publishing

Introducing Chinese private enterprise survey: points and prospects

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
© Emerald Publishing Limited
ISSN
2040-8749
DOI
10.1108/nbri-01-2019-0001
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Abstract

This paper aims to introduce the history and major achievement of the Chinese private enterprise survey (CPES), which is one of the most enduring large-scale nationwide sample surveys in China, providing important micro firm-level data for understanding and studying the development of Chinese enterprises and entrepreneurs over the past 26 years.Design/methodology/approachThe main body of this paper is based on a bibliometric analysis of all literature using CPES until 2017.FindingsThis paper discusses problems that users may encounter during data mining. By doing so, it can assist other researchers to get a better understanding of what has been done (e.g. journals, topics, scholars and institutions) and do their research in a more targeted way.Research limitations/implicationsAs members of the survey project team, the authors also take a prospect of the future data design and use, as well as offer some suggestions about how to use the CPES data to improve high-quality development and business environment evaluation in China.Originality/valueThis paper is the first to provide an overall picture of academic papers in China and abroad that have used the CPES data.

Journal

Nankai Business Review InternationalEmerald Publishing

Published: Dec 4, 2019

Keywords: Bibliometric analysis; Micro data; Chinese private enterprise survey

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