The Research on Determinants of Moving Labors’ Settlement in Urban Area

Based on the analysis of the factors affecting the migration of peasant workers and the explanation of becoming permanent urban residents, this research takes migration mode (migration) as the dependent variable, sex (sex), age (age), monthly income (income), education degree (edu), working experiences (exp), social relation (relation), and social security (security) as the independent variables. According to the investigation of China Agricultural University in the year 2009, Logistic Binary Choice Model is used to construct the corresponding econometric model and to measure the effects of influencing factors on the selection of migration mode. Result shows that education degree, personal ability, social relation, and social security are the major influencing factors determining the peasant households becoming permanent urban residents; and human capital and social security construction are of great significance to the improvement of farmers’ income and life quality.

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Asian Agricultural Research, 03, 04
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