Occupational Wage Differential Between Urban Workers and Rural Migrants in Vietnam

@inproceedings{Liu2019OccupationalWD,
  title={Occupational Wage Differential Between Urban Workers and Rural Migrants in Vietnam},
  author={Amy Y. C. Liu},
  year={2019}
}
This chapter uses the Vietnam Rural–Urban Migration Survey conducted in 2013 (VRUMS2013) and the Vietnam Household Living Standards Survey 2012 (VHLSS2012) to investigate the earnings differential between urban residents and rural migrants. Rural migrants not only receive lower wages than their urban counterparts, but also tend to be in low-paying jobs. The decomposition results of Brown et al. (Journal of Human Resources 15(1): 3–28, 1980) suggest that within-occupation earnings differential… CONTINUE READING