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Essays on Chinese Rural Development

Shi, Xinjie


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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Date published: 2019
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d51409d1190e
Embargoed until: 2022-06-24


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