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National Wage Trends and Migration in a Chinese Village Economy: A Micro Level Modeling Approach Based on a Composite Utility Function

Ulrich Kleinwechter and Harald Grethe.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2015; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Economic Development; Demand and Supply of Labour; Particular Labour Markets; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Agricultural Economics; Household Analysis; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 14355 words.

China’s economy is experiencing a regime shift away from a fully elastic supply of labor from a large pool of rural surplus labor and toward a situation of increasing labor scarcity and...

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Village Political Economy, Land Tenure Insecurity, and the Rural to Urban Migration Decision: Evidence from China

John Giles and Ren Mu.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

March 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Economic Development; Agricultural Economics; Household Analysis. 13231 words.


This article investigates the impact of land tenure insecurity on the migration decisions of China’s rural residents from 1995 to 2003. The article...