Demographic Analysis of Surplus Rural Labor
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In 2003, a shortage of labor, and in particular a shortage of migrant workers, began to occur in the Pearl River Delta. In the years following, this phenomenon continued to grow to include the Yangtze Delta and to labor output provinces in the central region, and finally caused the current short…

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Cai, Fang, “Demographic Analysis of Surplus Rural Labor”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 16 December 2017 <>

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