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Good Governance or Muddling Through? Layoffs and Employment reform in Socialist China

Chiu, Stephen W K; Hung, Eva


China's socialist employment system has undergone radical changes since the 1990s along with enterprise restructuring. Surplus workers have been laid off from state-owned enterprises in large numbers. China's policy program for the management of layoffs in this process of enterprise restructuring has been evaluated as an example of 'good practices in labor administration'. In this paper, we use original field data collected in Beijing, supplemented by additional information from recent Chinese...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
Source: Communist And Post-Communist Studies
DOI: 10.1016/j.postcomstud.2004.06.006


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