Parental migration and child development in China.

Abstract

In recent years China has witnessed a massive wave of rural-to-urban migration, which frequently results in family separations. This study uses panel data from a longitudinal study of rural children inwestern China to analyze the impact of migration by fathers on the development of children left behind in rural villages.

Citation

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Parental migration and child development in China.

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