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Jobs, working hours, and remuneration packages for migrants and urban residents

Frijters, Paul; Lee, Leng; Meng, Xin


In this chapter we look at the working conditions and remuneration of migrants versus incumbent urban residents in China in the 2008 wave of the RUMiCI project. We find that the average hourly compensation for an urban worker is more than double that of migrants. Inequality of non-wage compensation is higher than that of hourly wages, mainly because urban workers are much more likely to benefit from various insurance schemes than migrants. Nearly three-quarters of the hourly compensation...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research School of Economics (RSE)
Date published: 2009-04
Type: Working/Technical Paper
Access Rights: Open Access


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