Preface to Volume 3 - The China Population and Labor Yearbook
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The global financial crisis in 2008 and 2009 has impacted the Chinese labor market during and after its occurrence; it hit the real economy and caused lay-offs for urban workers and a mass exodus of migrant workers from the non-agricultural workplace. The Chinese economy recovered quickly, thanks to the government's fiscal stimulus package. It was also impressive to see that the social protection programs implemented by the central and local governments with the interests of vulnerable people in…

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Cai, Fang, “Preface to Volume 3 - The China Population and Labor Yearbook”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 16 December 2017 <>

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