© 1993

The Distribution of Income in China

  • Keith Griffin
  • Zhao Renwei

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction

    1. Keith Griffin, Zhao Renwei
      Pages 1-22
  3. The Distribution of Income

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 23-23
    2. Azizur Rahman Khan, Keith Griffin, Carl Riskin, Zhao Renwei
      Pages 25-73
  4. Income and Wealth in Rural China

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 93-93
    2. Azizur Rahman Khan
      Pages 95-115
    3. Terry McKinley
      Pages 116-134
  5. Employment and Human Capital

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 171-171
    2. John Knight, Song Lina
      Pages 173-215
    3. John Knight, Song Lina
      Pages 216-284
    4. John Knight, Li Shi
      Pages 285-330
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 337-359

About this book


Based on original data obtained from a purpose-designed nationwide household sample survey, the volume contains studies of the overall distribution of income, inequality and poverty in rural areas, wage employment in rural industries, urban wage inequalities, and the relationship between education and income. An appendix describes the household sample survey.


China employment income distribution poverty

Editors and affiliations

  • Keith Griffin
    • 1
  • Zhao Renwei
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of EconomicsUniversity of CaliforniaRiversideUSA
  2. 2.Academic Committee of the Institute of EconomicsChinese Academy of Social SciencesBeijingChina

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