Changes in Labor Force Participation in China

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Changes in Labor Force Participation in China

17 May 2018
Author / Speaker: 
Junsen Zhang, Chinese University of Hong Kong
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The People’s Republic of China is a fast-growing and transitional economy that is experiencing drastic demographic shifts, but little is known about the patterns of labor force participation over time, as well as the sources and determinants of changes in participation rates – both important elements in the understanding of the impact of demographic change on the future of the PRC’s workforce. The authors laid out the current dramatic demographic changes in the PRC, as well as the present changes in the country’s labor force participation rates. ​

Geographical Focus: 
China, People's Republic of
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Learning Event

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