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Impact of internal migration in China
For workers who are migrants, it is very likely that they are mistreated and paid below the average income of the workers with the same skills in the city.
Young, strong people move into cities as labor, hence increasing the labor force
Increase in labor force contributes to the increase of productivity and economic growth
positive feedback loop
Migration creates a positive feedback loop, which means that the economic growth in destination caused by the migration and thereon attracting more people
At the same time, remittances are received from migrants in cities to provide a daily basis and support families financially.
new knowledge and skills
the young can learn new skills and knowledge in large cities, bringing insight and contributing economically to their hometowns later
Decreasing economic growth
the economic growth decreases as the total output decreases
Since people from rural areas are mistreated and discriminated, their wellbeing is negatively harmed. This is economically disadvantageous
young and strong breadwinners are mostly moved to large cities, with few labor forces in the countryside. Therefore, the productivity decreases in countryside for farming and other economic activities