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Study on the impact of land trade over population migration in China rural area

Jiang Renkai, Population Association of China (PAC)

The "family contract system" on an experimental basis has been carried out in China rural area since 1978.As a result, China with the world 7%'s land have raised 22% of the total population of the world. Large-scale population migration happened in China since 1980's. Fundamental migration trend is from less developed area to developed region, from rural area to city and town . Research indicates that the permission to free trade on rural land having taken a positive role in boosting Chinese rural areas population migrating to cities and towns. We discussed how further to boost rural area population migrating orderly to cities and towns under the background of industrialization and urbanization, policy suggestions is also given.

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Presented in Poster Session 3: Poster Session 3: migration, environment and spatial demography