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Trade Globalization, Internal Migration, and Regional Income Inequality in China

market-chinaIn recent years, more and more attention has been focused on the widespread and increasing income inequality in China. Many scholars have noted that globalization could help to explain the rising inequality in China. It may be true that globalization, unevenly concentrated in coastal urban areas, leads to uneven development at both intra-regional and inter-regional levels, and the uneven Continue reading

International Migration: The Case of Japanese-Brazilians and Hamamatsu City

migraciya2Many Asian countries have begun importing labor as their economies have developed. In Japan, the foreign labor force grew significantly after the state immigration policy was amended in 1990. This policy change, in conjunction with the country’s globalization over the ensuing decade, has resulted in a rapidly-growing Japanese-Brazilian population in Japan. Continue reading