The Rural-Urban Divide: Economic Disparities and Interactions in China

The Rural-Urban Divide: Economic Disparities and Interactions in China

by John Knight, Lisa Song, Lina Song
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198293305

ISBN-13: 9780198293309

Pub. Date: 02/28/2000

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This book describes and explains the remarkably large rural-urban divide in economic well-being that exists in China, tracing the root causes, present effects, and future implications for the increasingly marketized Chinese economy. It uses the rigorous analysis and empirical methodology of modern economics.  See more details below

Overview

This book describes and explains the remarkably large rural-urban divide in economic well-being that exists in China, tracing the root causes, present effects, and future implications for the increasingly marketized Chinese economy. It uses the rigorous analysis and empirical methodology of modern economics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198293309
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/28/2000
Series:
Studies on Contemporary China Series
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile:
1370L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction
1. Setting the Stage
Part II. Rural-Urban Comparisons of Income
2. The Rural-Urban Income Divide: Macroeconomics
3. The Rural-Urban Income Divide: Microeconomics
Part III. Rural-Urban Comparisons of Welfare
4. Eduaction
5. Health
6. Housing
Part IV. The Movement of Factors
7. Rural-Urban Transfer of Capital
8. Rural-Urban Migration of Labour: Macroeconomics
9. Rural-Urban Migration of Labour: Microeconomics
Part V. Conclusions
10. Precis, Policy, and Perspective

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