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Migration and Urban Poverty and Inequality in China.

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Using data from recent surveys of migrants and local residents in 10 cities in 2005, this paper examines how migration influences measurements of urban poverty and inequality in China, and also compares how other indicators of well-being differ for migrants and local residents. Contrary to previous studies that report that the income poverty rate of migrant households is 1.5 times that of local resident households, we find relatively small differences in the po...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1080/17538963.2010.487351

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
China Economic Journal Journal website
Volume:
3
Issue:
1
Publication date:
2010
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uuid:dee672db-f9af-47db-8d73-6314e048aa72
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:15042
Language:
English

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