Based on original data obtained from a purpose-designed nationwide household sample survey, the volume contains studies of the overall distribution of income, inequality and poverty in rural areas, wage employment in rural industries, urban wage inequalities, and the relationship between education and income. An appendix describes the household sample survey.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan UK|
|Edition description:||1st ed. 1993|
|Product dimensions:||5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)|
Table of ContentsPreface - Notes on the Contributors - Introduction; K.Griffin & Z.Renwei - PART 1: THE DISTRIBUTION OF INCOME - Household Income and Its Distribution; A.R.Khan, K.Griffin, C.Riskin & Z.Renwei - Three Features of the Distribution of Income During the Transition to Reform; Z.Renwei - PART 2: INCOME AND WEALTH IN RURAL CHINA - The Determinants of Household Income in Rural China; A.R.Khan - The Distribution of Wealth in Rural China; T.McKinley - Income Distribution and Poverty in Rural China; C.Riskin - PART 3: EMPLOYMENT AND HUMAN CAPITAL - Workers in China's Rural Industries; J.Knight & S.Lina - Why Urban Wages Differ in China; J.Knight & S.Lina - The Determinants of Educational Attainment; J.Knight & L.Shi - Annex: The 1988 Household Sample Survey; M.Eichen & Z.Ming - Index