An Empirical Study on the Determinants of Labor Entering Monopoly Industry in China’s Urban Labor Market

Yanjun YANG, Dan HUANG

Abstract


Industrial segmentation of the labor market is an important factor which causes the wage inequality in China’s urban labor market. This paper aims to investigate the determinants which help people entering monopoly industry by building a logistic model using CHIP data. The results show that the workers’ education, work experience and age are more helpful for labor entering monopoly industry in China’s urban labor market. Compared with the local residents with the same human capital, the probability of the floating population entering the monopoly industry is much smaller.

Key words: Industrial segmentation; Urban labor market; Logistic model


Keywords


Industrial segmentation; Urban labor market; Logistic model

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968%2Fj.mse.1913035X20120604.619

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