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Children of Migrants: The Cumulative Impact of Parental Migration on Children's Education and Health Outcomes in China

Meng, Xin; Yamauchi, Chikako

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Since the end of 1990s, approximately 160 million Chinese rural workers migrated to cities for work. Because of restrictions on migrant access to local health and education systems, many rural children are left behind in home villages to grow up without parental care. This article examines how exposure to cumulative parental migration affects children’s health and education outcomes. Using the Rural-Urban Migration Survey in China (RUMiC) data, we measure the share of children’s lifetime during...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/196978
Source: Demography
DOI: 10.1007/s13524-017-0613-z

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