Chapter Seven: The Counterfactuals of Unlimited Surplus Labor in Rural China
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Abstract

Using a counter-factual analysis approach, this paper examines a host of conventional wisdoms relating to issues of the farmer, agriculture and rural work, which are believed to have originated from the existence of massive amounts of surplus laborers. When analyzing various sources of statistics, evi…

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Cai, Fang and Wang, Meiyan, “Chapter Seven: The Counterfactuals of Unlimited Surplus Labor in Rural China”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 30 April 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-6002_crpn_C9789004165762_012>



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