Migration, Labor Market Flexibility, and Wage Determination in China: A Review
AbstractThis paper reviews economic studies on rural-urban migration issues in China. The paper focuses on four issues: the household registration system in China, the proﬁle of the migrants, explanations for rural-to-urban migration, and the interaction between migration and labor market evolution, with special reference to labor market segregation, labor market ﬂexibility, and wage differentials. The paper concludes with suggestions for further research topics.
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Migration; Labor Market; Segregation; Mobility; China;
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