Chapter 7 – Labor Market Vulnerability in Urban China
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I – Introduction

The Chinese labor market is facing a significant transition. As evidenced by frequent labor shortages and rising wages for migrant workers, it is believed that China has already passed through the Lewis Turning Point (ltp) (Cai, 2007). This labor market change affects the quality of jobs through several channels.

During the era of …

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Du Yang, Qu Yue and Cai, Fang, “Chapter 7 – Labor Market Vulnerability in Urban China”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 16 December 2017 <>
First published online: 2014

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