Low-Paid workers in urban China.

  • Using CHIP and RUMCI dato for 1995, 2002, 2007 and 2008, Ms art-icle estirnates the extent oflow pay among local and ruml-migmnl workers in urban China. Based on a threshold of two-thirds of rnedian hourly wages, it finds that a high Overall proportion of urban employees are low-paid. While incidence remained relativelv stähle among locab betwecn 1995 and 2008, it declinedfor migrants from 2002 to 2007, though the latter were still mttch more likely to be in low-paid Jobs. After investigating the determinants and weif are implications oflow pay, the authors conchtde with an argumentfor snhsidized training, stricter minimitm wage enforce-ment and firrn-level wage bargaining.

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Author:Q. Deng, S. Li
Parent Title (German):International Labour Review (INT 034);
Document Type:Other
Year of first Publication:2012
Release Date:2016/02/18
Tag:Als PDF, als e-paper und/oder als abstract vorhanden; Arbeitnehmer; Arbeitsmarkt; China; Gewerkschaft; Kommunal; Lohn; Lohnpolitik; Lohnungleichheit; Ländlich; Mindestlohn; Niedriglohn; Regierungspolitik; Städtisch; Unternehmen; Wanderarbeitnehmer; Wirtschaftliche Entwicklung
First Page:157
Last Page:171
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