Analysis of Factors Influencing Migrant Workers' Income in China - Based on Empirical Research of Survey and Research Data in Shanxi Province

On the basis of conducting field survey of migrant workers in 18 counties of Shanxi Province, this article analyses the basic characteristics of migrant workers in Shanxi Province, and adopts revised Mincer model to conduct empirical analysis of various factors concerning the income of migrant workers in Shanxi Province . the results show that age, gender, skills and other factors, have significant impact on migrant workers' income, while the educational level and the working places within the province have inconspicuous impact on migrant workers' income. Therefore, in order to improve the income of migrant workers in Shanxi Province, we must adopt some measures as follows: train the migrant workers to promote their vocational skills; expand employment space; promote integration of agricultural production, supply and marketing.


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Issue Date:
2012-01
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/133099
Published in:
Asian Agricultural Research, Volume 04, Issue 01
Page range:
32-44
Total Pages:
5




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