Chapter Fourteen: Globalization, Shortage, and Demand for Labor
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In The China Population and Labor Yearbook, Volume 1 | ISBN: 9789004165762

I. Introduction

The shortage of rural migrant workers is highly related to the issues of both the Chinese labor market and changes in the growth of macroeconomic environments. It emerged in southern China around the end of 2003 and spread to inland provinces during the following years (see Figure 14.1).

Source: Author's calculation.

Figure 14.1: Spatial distribution of …

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Wang, Dewen, “Chapter Fourteen: Globalization, Shortage, and Demand for Labor”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 24 May 2018 <>

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