MIGRATION AND INVESTMENT IN RURAL CHINA

China's recent economic expansion has unleashed the largest flow of population from rural to urban areas in world history. This paper considers the long-term effects of migration on the households of origin. It models participation in migration as a conduit to an intertemporal tradeoff between present consumption and future opportunities.


Issue Date:
2001
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/20648
Total Pages:
27
Series Statement:
Selected paper




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