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Some Issues Matter More——An Analytical Report of the Social Inequality in China

Jia, Qiling LU (2012) EKHR61 20121
Department of Economic History
Abstract
China has ascended to be one of the best performing countries in the world and is always striving to be better. China has developed its economy by leaps and bounds; meanwhile, huge inequality has been created as the result of the rapid growth. Furthermore, besides China’s income inequality, other unequal factors, for instance: uneven social opportunities, ill-distributed social welfare and educational access, are much more worthy of reconsideration. Moreover, currently China’s inequalities involve not only inequality among regions, but also among individuals. Narrowing down the inequality is the precondition for achieving sustainable and stable economic growth. Therefore it’s of valued importance to figure out what weighs more in China’s... (More)
China has ascended to be one of the best performing countries in the world and is always striving to be better. China has developed its economy by leaps and bounds; meanwhile, huge inequality has been created as the result of the rapid growth. Furthermore, besides China’s income inequality, other unequal factors, for instance: uneven social opportunities, ill-distributed social welfare and educational access, are much more worthy of reconsideration. Moreover, currently China’s inequalities involve not only inequality among regions, but also among individuals. Narrowing down the inequality is the precondition for achieving sustainable and stable economic growth. Therefore it’s of valued importance to figure out what weighs more in China’s problem of inequality. (Less)
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author
Jia, Qiling LU
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EKHR61 20121
year
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H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
inequality, income inequality, social inequality, unequal social opportunities, Chinese hukou system, migrant workers
language
English
id
2798933
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2012-08-07 11:56:27
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2012-08-07 11:56:27
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  abstract     = {China has ascended to be one of the best performing countries in the world and is always striving to be better. China has developed its economy by leaps and bounds; meanwhile, huge inequality has been created as the result of the rapid growth. Furthermore, besides China’s income inequality, other unequal factors, for instance: uneven social opportunities, ill-distributed social welfare and educational access, are much more worthy of reconsideration. Moreover, currently China’s inequalities involve not only inequality among regions, but also among individuals. Narrowing down the inequality is the precondition for achieving sustainable and stable economic growth. Therefore it’s of valued importance to figure out what weighs more in China’s problem of inequality.},
  author       = {Jia, Qiling},
  keyword      = {inequality,income inequality,social inequality,unequal social opportunities,Chinese hukou system,migrant workers},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Some Issues Matter More——An Analytical Report of the Social Inequality in China},
  year         = {2012},
}