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Economic Effects of the Urbanization Process in China



The aim of the paper is to present and combine selected aspects of China's economic development: the agricultural reform, the household registration system, internal migration, and urbanization. Its further objective is to test the hypothesis that urbanization positively influences the economic growth in China whereas the hukou system has a negative impact on growth.The paper adds to the literature by combining concepts and presenting them as one multidimensional problem.


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