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The pattern of income inequality in rural China

Keith B. Griffin

The pattern of income inequality in rural China

by Keith B. Griffin

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Published by ILO-ARTEP in Bangkok, Thailand .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Income distribution -- China,
    • Rural poor -- China

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKeith Griffin & Ashwani Saith.
      SeriesAsian Employment Programme working papers, Working papers (International Labour Organisation. Asian Employment Programme
      ContributionsSaith, Ashwani.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC430.I5 G75 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination53 p. :
      Number of Pages53
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2598434M
      ISBN 109221024202
      LC Control Number85154424
      OCLC/WorldCa13526625

      Intragenerational Income Mobility. Intragenerational income mobility refers to the rate at which a person moves to a higher or lower income level during her or his work career. More than half of those individuals in the bottom income quintile in remained there 10 years later, and less than 4 percent reached the top quintile. Glenn Firebaugh has provided the most complete, thoughtful, and intriguing study on the subject, The New Geography of Global Income Inequality. Global income inequality can be divided into two components: Income inequality within countries and income inequality between countries. Firebaugh's book centers on the latter -- between-nation by:

        The present paper examines the asset and income inequality in rural Punjab by using two different datasets pertaining to and rural households during –06 and – The study reveals a widespread inequality in land ownership as well education in rural : Kamal Vatta, S. Pavithra. The Evolution of Rural-Urban and Inland-Coastal Inequality in China, ," Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. Kanbur, R., and X. Zhang (), “ Fifty Years of Regional Inequality in China: A Journey Through Central Planning, Reform, and Openness," Review of Development Economics, 9 (1): 87–

      If the address matches an existing account you will receive an email with instructions to reset your password.   They could be classified into two groups: those that use direct surveys of income distribution and those, like P&S, who use per capita national income figures. 2 Whatever the source of the data, the profession normally applies a conventional definition of absolute poverty as a per capita income or consumption below $1 or $ or $2 a day. 3.


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The pattern of income inequality in rural China by Keith B. Griffin Download PDF EPUB FB2

It is argued that urban-rural income gap accounts for a large portion of China's overall income inequality (Yang, ). Although some have studied China's urban-rural income inequality (Wan & Li.

Since the reform, the income differentials between urban and rural China have experienced different patterns. In the early period of the economic reform, which was focused on the introduction of the household responsibility system (HRS) to the agricultural sector, the level of rural income increased very rapidly and the gap between the rural and urban areas narrowed until   Growth of Rural Income Inequality Less Severe.

Rural counties are growing more unequal, but they have less income inequality than cities. (See the graph below.) From torural America experienced an expansion in the income gap between the wealthiest and least affluent : Roberto Gallardo.

The Urban–Rural Income Gap and Inequality in China Article (PDF Available) in Review of Income and Wealth 53(1) March with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'. Although studies on economic inequality and intergenerational mobility have gained traction in the last decade, little is known about the temporal changes in the intergenerational association of economic status, especially in developing and transitional economies.

We find an increasing pattern in intergenerational income persistence across China’s transitional period. The authors study the sources and pattern of China's impressive economic growth over the past 25 years and show that key issues currently of concern to policymakers-widening inequality, rural poverty, and resource intensity-are to a large extent rooted in China's growth strategy, and resolving them requires a rebalancing of policies.

China’s economy is the second-largest in the world, after that of the United States, but its GDP is rising fast — up % in dollar terms in For most nations that would be a stellar year — the United States managed % in the fourth quarter of last year — but China had registered 18% or more every year from to As is often the case, the growth in household income hasn.

Nevertheless, the educational gap between urban and rural areas is an important factor when considering education inequality in China. There is no official report about income Gini coefficient in China, but according to world bank's survey, China's income Gini coefficient is in (World Bank, ).

Data resource: author's Cited by: Since the reform and opening up, the Chinese economy has achieved sustained high-speed growth. However, the widening gaps in income, especially for rural China, seem to be a dark lining to these extraordinary achievements.

Taking the duration of poverty into the consideration, this article analyzes the income inequality of rural per capita net income (RPCNI) based on income mobility in rural Cited by: the pattern of income growth in China increased inequality, it was preferable to that in Brazil.

The Income Gap between Urban and Rural Households Is Large China’s urban-rural income gap has widened since the early s (figure 4). Byper capita incomes for urban house-holds were, on average, more than three times higher than those.

"The Pattern of Income Inequality in Rural China," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 34(1), pagesMarch. Bourguignon, Francois & Fournier, M & Gurgand, M, " Fast Development with a Stable Income Distribution: Taiwan, ," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and.

Thus, globalization has helped to reduce, rather than increase, the urban-rural income inequality. This pattern in the data suggests that inferences based solely on China's national aggregate figures (overall openness and overall inequality) can be misleading. Mapping the Four C’s of Chinese Wealth The map above attempts to provide a more detailed look at Chinese income inequality by using the Author: Warner Brown.

Abstract The authors study the sources and pattern of China's impressive economic growth over the past 25 years and show that key issues currently of concern to policymakers-widening inequality, rural poverty, and resource intensity-are to a large extent rooted in China's growth strategy, and resolving them requires a rebalancing of policies.

The paper tests whether the pattern of China s growth mattered to poverty reduction using a new provincial panel data set constructed for this purpose.

The econometric tests support the view that the primary sector (mainly agriculture) has been the main driving. The immediate reason underlying the mismatched change in poverty reduction and income inequality in rural China, however, is not difficult to understand using the growth incidence curve presented in figure 2.

In the 32 years between andper capita net income among the rural population rose by an annual average of %. income, with major chapters devoted to analyzing the trend of income inequality in a period of fundamental transformation for Chinese economy and society.

Quite contrary to our intuition, the book reports that overall income inequality in China has remained more or less stable from toand this pattern resulted from the mixture of.

The statistics show economic inequality is not just the top 10 percent of the population is richer than the bottom 20 percent. Rather, it is “1 percent versus the remaining 99 percent,” i.e.

the top 1 percent of the population has the vast majority of wealth in the economy and control of financial markets. The GINI coefficient measures income inequality between countries using a point scale on which 1 represents complete equality and represents the highest possible inequality.

Inthe global GINI coefficient that measured the wealth gap between the core nations in the northern part of the world and the mostly peripheral nations in.

2. Educational gender inequality in China. The context of this study is one of long-term declines in gender inequality in China (e.g., Hannum, ; Zhou et al., ; Bauer et al., ).By the s, gender disparities in China were concentrated in poor rural areas, and among poor households, where children compete with more siblings for educational resources and the costs of education are a Cited by:.

The increase in China’s national inequality between and reflects changes in the spatial structure of China’s income distribution, discussed in sections VI and VII. The continued widening of the urban-rural income gap is of particular concern; as a consequence the urban-rural divide remains a major source of inequality.

Analysis. Extending the current literature about rural-urban inequality in social protection, education, and health in China, this research demonstrates that the hukou system, as a social institution, creates a generalized hierarchy of marital preferences that invidiously divides worthy citizens (urbanites) from the underclass (rural people).

The Cited by: 9.Milanovic: To go back to the example of the US and China—you have these two large countries, one rich, one relatively poor, and in both of them you had a massive increase in inequality.

In China.