Urban China Series featuring Zhang Jipeng – Hukou Reform, Return Migration,and Implications for Urban Development in China

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Speaker: Zhang Jipeng, Shandong University In recent years, China has made remarkable progress in Hukou reform. Based on government policy documents and our fieldwork, we construct a quantitative measure of Hukou registration barriers in Chinese cities. First-tier and some second-tier cities set high criteria for local Hukou registration that have become more stringent over time, […]