Job turnover in China : a case study of Shanghai's manufacturing enterprises

Kong Wing, Clement CHOW, Ka Yiu, Michael FUNG, Hang Yue NGO

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This article studies the job turnover among manufacturing enterprises in Shanghai during the period from 1989 to 1992. Various indicators of job turnover are calculated. The empirical results demonstrate that types of ownership and firm size are significant factors in accounting for the changes in job generation and job reallocation. Among various types of enterprise, international joint ventures and small firms are more able to create jobs and to generate job reallocation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)482-503
Number of pages22
JournalIndustrial Relations : A journal of Economy and Society
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 1999

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