Lewisian Turning Point in the Chinese Economy

Comparison with East Asian Countries

  • Ryoshin Minami
  • Fumio Makino
  • Kwan S. Kim

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. Lewisian Turning Point in Asian Countries

  4. Structural Change of the Labor Market in China: Facts and Factors

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-101
    2. Fang Cai, Meiyan Wang, Yue Qu
      Pages 103-118
    3. Jin Du, Hiromi Ishizuka
      Pages 136-154
    4. Shanping Yan
      Pages 155-180
    5. Jinjun Xue, Wenshu Gao
      Pages 181-195
  5. Summary and Conclusions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 197-197
    2. Ryoshin Minami, Kwan S. Kim, Fumio Makino
      Pages 199-214
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 215-216

About this book


This volume is concerned with labor market developments in China from a comparative perspective on selected East and South Asian countries. It closely examines the changing structure of China's labor market in the context of the Lewisisan turning point in ecomomic development.


Asia China development East Asia employment labor market poverty structural change

Editors and affiliations

  • Ryoshin Minami
    • 1
  • Fumio Makino
    • 2
  • Kwan S. Kim
    • 3
  1. 1.Hitosubashi UniversityJapan
  2. 2.Faculty of EconomicsHosei UniversityJapan
  3. 3.Kellogg Institute for International StudiesUniversity of Notre DameUSA

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