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The great employment transformation in China

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The aim of this paper is to make an assessment of the employment situation in China at an aggregate level that is (a) supported by existing macro data related to output and labour; and (b) that is consistent with the historical information on the policy shifts that have taken place in China.

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  • Majid, Nomaan., 2015. "The great employment transformation in China," ILO Working Papers 994892543402676, International Labour Organization.
  • Handle: RePEc:ilo:ilowps:994892543402676
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    1. Ajit K. Ghose, 2017. "Informality and Development," The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Springer;The Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE), vol. 60(1), pages 1-16, March.

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