An investment model of social capital with empirical application to women's labour market outcomes in urban China.
The move to a more market-oriented economy is associated with evidence of increased inequality in the incomes earned by men and women. The context of our study of this question is the recent large-scale reform of the inefficient state sector, which has caused layoffs of urban workers that dramatically changed the state of employment in urban China. One factor in determining success in an imperfect labour market could be related to guanxi, the Chinese variant of social capital. We develop a mo...Expand abstract
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- Unemployment, Inequality and Poverty in Urban China
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