Essays on Chinese Rural Development
This thesis is comprised of four research papers focusing on Chinese rural development issues. Using panel data from a survey conducted by the Research Centre for Rural Economy, the first two papers focus on rural-urban migration. The first paper (Chapter 2) examines the impact of rural-urban migration on agricultural (labour) productivity and finds that the lost-labour effect is greater than the compensating effect of off-farm income, resulting in a negative net impact of rural-urban migration...[Show more]
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