Competitive Pressure on China: Income Inequality

T. Ten Raa, H. Pan

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Abstract

In the preceding paper we have seen that the top types of labor are relatively scarce in China and this raises the issue of income inequality under competition.Our main finding is that inequality would multiply indeed. Subsidiary, the nature of inequality would shift from the rural-urban divide to differences between social classes.The existing negative relationship between development and inequality would be dissolved by competition.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationTilburg
PublisherMacroeconomics
Number of pages29
Volume2001-53
Publication statusPublished - 2001

Publication series

NameCentER Discussion Paper
Volume2001-53

Keywords

  • competition
  • inequality
  • development

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