This review examines the major challenges associated with China's shift to a new model of urbanisation, looking at a range such issues as social and labour-market policies, land use and transport planning, urban planning, urban governance and public finance.Since many migrants work in the informal economy and live in informal settlements, they pay little in the way of local taxes ... coverage of various forms of social protection (particularly contributory social schemes) to cover the rural population. ... However, there are great differences in the quality of schools open to migrant children in many places, including ... higher-secondary schools are extremely high relative to migrant wages, and discrimination in university admissions is pervasive.
|Title||:||OECD Urban Policy Reviews OECD Urban Policy Reviews: China 2015|
|Publisher||:||OECD Publishing - 2015-04-18|