Chen, Yi and Cowell, Frank A. (2013) Mobility in China. Public Economics Programme Papers, PEP 18. The London School of Economics and Political Science, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London, UK.
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We examine the evidence on rank and income mobility in China during the decades immediately preceding and immediately following the millennium using panel data from the China Health and Nutrition Survey. We show that rank mobility changed markedly over the period: in this respect China is becoming markedly more rigid. By contrast income mobility has carried on increasing; so has income inequality.
|Item Type:||Monograph (Technical Report)|
|Additional Information:||© 2013 The Authors|
|Library of Congress subject classification:||H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory|
|Sets:||Departments > Economics
Research centres and groups > Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)
Research centres and groups > Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE)
|Identification Number:||PEP 18|
|Projects:||R01-HD30880, DK056350, R01-HD38700|
|Funders:||National Institute of Nutrition and Food Safety, China Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, National Institutes of Health (NIH)|
|Date Deposited:||23 Jul 2014 11:01|
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