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Neighborhood-health links: Differences between rural-to-urban migrants and natives in Shanghai


  • Danan Gu

    (United Nations)

  • Haiyan Zhu

    (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)

  • Ming Wen

    (University of Utah)


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  • Danan Gu & Haiyan Zhu & Ming Wen, 2015. "Neighborhood-health links: Differences between rural-to-urban migrants and natives in Shanghai," Demographic Research, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany, vol. 33(17), pages 499-524, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:dem:demres:v:33:y:2015:i:17

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    associational difference; China; migrant workers; perceptional difference; physical environments; rural-urban migration; self-perception; self-rated health; Shanghai; social environments; social stress;

    JEL classification:

    • J1 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics
    • Z0 - Other Special Topics - - General


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