John Knight and Lina Song

in Towards a Labour Market in China

Published in print March 2005 | ISBN: 9780199245277
Published online April 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191602207 | DOI:

Series: Studies on Contemporary China


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This chapter presents a synthesis of the conclusions of the preceding chapters in this book. It explores how Chinese labour market reform has changed the allocation and renumeration of labour, and contributed to the creation of a functioning labour market. It examines the various labour market characteristics which make this journey incomplete, and describes a vision of China with a functioning labour market.

Keywords: China; labour market reform; wages; economic reform; rural-urban migrant workers; urban workers; rural workers

Chapter.  11765 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Business and Management

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