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Are migrants discriminated against in Chinese urban labour markets?

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  • Jason Gagnon

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  • Theodora Xenogiani

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  • Chunbing Xing

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J7; J51; O15; N35 Copyright Gagnon et al.; licensee Springer. 2014

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  • Jason Gagnon & Theodora Xenogiani & Chunbing Xing, 2014. "Are migrants discriminated against in Chinese urban labour markets?," IZA Journal of Labor & Development, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 3(1), pages 1-23, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:izaldv:v:3:y:2014:i:1:p:1-23:10.1186/2193-9020-3-17
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    Keywords

    China; Discrimination; Labour market; Wages; Internal migration;
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    JEL classification:

    • J7 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor Discrimination
    • J51 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining - - - Trade Unions: Objectives, Structure, and Effects
    • O15 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration
    • N35 - Economic History - - Labor and Consumers, Demography, Education, Health, Welfare, Income, Wealth, Religion, and Philanthropy - - - Asia including Middle East

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