numbers of temporary residents (census, 2000)-144mil residing away from official registration - temporary migrants/floating pop-vast majority have rural household reg who live in cities/urban areas-some had rural registration and moved into their city/township within that area-moving where there were highest need for migrant workers (Guandon)-another area getting a lot of migrant is area around Shanghai (in 3 provinces, including Shanghai)-in these micro theory material will be on exam 70 waterman street- office hours on Tuesday, 9-5 What was rural:urban wage ratio before 1978? ● 1:3 this is not special to china, at least a 2:1 difference is very common in many parts of the world ● 3:1 or higher in chian in 60s-70s is a little bit surprising and at least partyly due to chians capital intensive provisions provided to urban areas ● much higher level of services in city than country, people will migrate into city. didnt happen in china. why? → it wa sa matter of law ienforcement, they didnt allow people to
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