Job prospects and labour mobility in China

  title={Job prospects and labour mobility in China},
  author={Huaxin Wang-Lu and Octasiano Miguel Valerio Mendoza},
  journal={The Journal of International Trade \& Economic Development},
China’s structural changes have brought new challenges to its regional employment structures, entailing labour redistribution. By now Chinese research on migration decisions with a forward-looking stand and on bilateral longitudinal determinants at the prefecture city level is almost non-existent. This paper investigates the effects of sector-based job prospects on individual migration decisions across prefecture boundaries. To this end, we created a proxy variable for job prospects, compiled a… 

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