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Population dynamics and economic growth in China

Golley, Jane; Wei, Zheng (Annie)


This paper focuses on two major elements of China's population dynamics-the rising proportion of workers in the population and the shift of rural workers from agriculture into industry and services-in a provincial-level analysis of per capita income and productivity growth during the last three decades. We measure the 'mechanical' contributions of these dynamics to per capita income as revealed by growth decompositions, before assessing the determinants of per capita income and productivity...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: China Economic Review
DOI: 10.1016/j.chieco.2015.05.005


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