Discussion on "Changes in Labor Force Participation in China"

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Discussion on "Changes in Labor Force Participation in China"

17 May 2018
Author / Speaker: 
Rafal Chomik, University of New South Wales
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In discussing the presentation on the “Changes in Labor Force Participation in China” by Suqin Ge and Junsen Zhang, the presenter acknowledges the decline in female labor force participation rate in the PRC. He further suggests that this regression would indicate several possible drivers. He also hinted that by comparing the PRC’s female labor force participation with that of other Asian countries, an underlying narrative may possibly emerge.

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

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