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Unemployment, inequality and poverty in urban China

Author: Shi Li; Hiroshi Satō
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2006.
Series: Routledge studies on the Chinese economy, 19.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Investigating the market outcomes in post-reform urban China, this book focuses on the relationships between unemployment, inequality, and poverty. The authors provide an analysis on the urban labour  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Shi Li; Hiroshi Satō
ISBN: 0415338727 9780415338721 9780203446515 0203446518
OCLC Number: 59002801
Description: xvi, 327 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Li Shi and Hiroshi Sato --
Labour retrenchment in China : determinants and consequences / Simon Appleton, John Knight, Lina Song and Qingjie Xia --
Unemployment, poverty and income disparity in urban China / Jinjun Xue and Wei Zhong --
Economic restructuring and income inequality in urban China / Xin Meng --
Unemployment, consumption smoothing, and precautionary saving in urban China / Xin Meng --
The decline of in-kind wage payments in urban China / Li Shi and Yaohui Zhao --
Rising poverty and its causes in urban China / Li Shi --
Can a subjective poverty line be applied to urban China? : assessing poverty among urban residents in 1999 / Björn Gustafsson, Li Shi, and Hiroshi Sato --
From "work-unit socialism" to hierarchical labour market in urban China / Hiroshi Sato --
Contrasting paradigms : segmentation and competitiveness in the formation of the Chinese labour market / Simon Appleton, John Knight, Lina Song and Qingjie Xia --
Job mobility of residents and migrants in urban China / John Knight and Linda Yueh --
How does firm profitability affect wages in urban China? / John Knight and Li Shi --
Social capital, unemployment and women's labour market outcomes in urban China / Linda Yueh.
Series Title: Routledge studies on the Chinese economy, 19.
Responsibility: edited by Li Shi and Hiroshi Sato.
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'Based on a series of large-scale household surveys in a number of Chinese cities, this volume provides timely and informative studies on the issues of unemployment, inequality, poverty and their Read more...

 
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