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Rural to urban migration in China:An overall view

Frijters, Paul; Meng, Xin


China is not merely growing at more than double the rate of the European countries during the Industrial Revolution, it is also urbanising at double the speed. Using a unique dataset of rural-to-urban migrants in 15 major Chinese cities, we give preliminary answers to some of the most pressing policy questions: how many migrants are there and what are their attributes? Are they dissatisfied or are their children doing worse than the children of others? Are they discriminated against...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research School of Economics (RSE)
Date published: 2009-09
Type: Working/Technical Paper


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