Urban Poverty and Property Rights in China: Plain English Summary

Abstract

Since the late 1990s, Chinese cities have seen a huge influx of low-skilled rural migrants. In addition, millions of workers have been laid-off by companies affected by industrial restructuring and enterprise reforms. In combination, these two events have resulted in dense urban districts that are particularly poor.

This 2-page report summarises in plain English the project work on the characteristics of specific poor neighbourhoods and how they are affected by the redistribution of property rights.

Citation

2 pp.

Urban Poverty and Property Rights in China: Plain English Summary

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