Chinese Labor Market

The GLO Cluster on the Chinese Labor Market aims at developing a research agenda around major challenges that China is currently facing, such as: rural-urban migration, structural changes in the labor force, rising income inequality, segmentation and labor market discrimination, labor market policy. At a broader level, this cluster aims at generating evidence-based policy advice for Chinese policymakers and for stakeholders interested in the Chinese labor market.

Cluster Lead: Corrado Giulietti

Professor Corrado Giulietti's photo

Corrado Giulietti is Professor of Economics and Head of the Department of Economics within the School of Economic, Social and Political Sciences at the University of Southampton. He is also Director of the China Research Centre and collaborates with the ESRC Centre for Population Change at the University of Southampton. Further, he is Research Director of the Global Labor Organization and Associate Editor of the Journal of Population Economics.

2019 activities:

  • 12; 7-8: Beijing, China. Renmin University of China. Second Renmin University – GLO conference. See Call for Papers. Deadline: October 31, 2019.
  • 11; 1-2: Ningbo, China. Annual Conference, Public Lecture of GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann. At GEP, the Globalisation and Economic Policy Centre at University of Nottingham Ningbo China.
  • 10; 28-30: Shanghai, China. Lixin University; Public Speech of GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann on October 28.
  • 3; 21-22: Guangzhou, China. Jinan University. IESR-GLO Workshop on “Belt and Road” Labor Markets. Organizers: Shuaizhang Feng and Klaus Zimmermann. A focus was China, South Asia and South East Asia. GLO News Report. IESR Report LINK WEBSITE.

2018 activities:

2019 activities:

GLO Cluster Lead China Corrado Giulietti (University of Southampten, right) and GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann.