Unemployment and the Rising Number of Non-Workers in Urban China

Professor Ding Sai from the Minzu University of Beijing will present this research with his talk on “Unemployment and the Rising Number of Non-Workers in Urban China: Causes and Distributional Consequences”.  Prof. Ding Sai’s research agenda focuses on China’s income distribution, economic development, ethnic minority well being, and gender issues. Her current research projects include analyzing income distribution and poverty in China’s ethnic minority areas, the labor market outcomes of rural migrants from minority areas, and role of household work in determining the educational opportunities and outcomes of minority girls in rural regions in China’s western provinces.
** co-authored with Bjorn Gustafsson

October 15, 2012 at 4:10 in Pettengill G21

Ding Sai is an associate professor at Minzu University and an adjunct faculty member of the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota. She has published in Feminist Economics, the China Economic Review of Income and Wealth as well as in a number of Chinese language economics journals. She received a doctorate in economics from The Central Party School of C.P.C and a master’s degree in economics from The Central Party School of C.P.C and a master’s degree in economics from Renmin University of China.

This presentation is sponsored by the Department of Economics, Bates College and supported by the Casey Fund.

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