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Migrant workers seeking employment information barriers to research

Author ChaChunYan
Tutor ZhangFengLin
School Dongbei University of Finance
Course Labor Economics
Keywords Migrant Workers Information Search costs
CLC F249.2
Type Master's thesis
Year 2007
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Migrant workers is the transfer of rural surplus labor force in the process of the formation of a special groups of workers. Migrant workers mainly refers to the household registration still rural, migrant workers engaged in non-agricultural industries in the local or offsite. Of migrant workers in this article refers to the rural labor from rural to urban areas to seek employment. In the urban-rural income differential entice a large number of the rural labor force from their homes to flock to the cities to seek work, the \Due to a large number of rural surplus labor, rural labor to cities and towns steady trend in the future for some time. Rural Labor motivation to diversify. Migrant workers is the the potential job force in the city. Employment of migrant workers in cities directly facing one problem is that the information on employment issues. The job of migrant workers face information barriers. Most of the migrant workers are informal search through the introduction of the relatives and friends and the help and guidance of the narrow channels of information, information is not clear; addition Wanted migrant workers mainly limited to urban secondary labor market, it is difficult to enter a labor market, most of them in the non-formal employment status, the information is unfair. Information barriers, a substantial increase in the cost of migrant workers to go out for jobs. According to the theoretical analysis of job search, the the workers greatly reduce the number of searches, the search for income is greatly reduced. Reality reflected in migrant reflux caused \Based on the theory of job search, and information economics, human capital investment theory, analysis of job motivation and development trend of migrant workers, migrant workers elaborate information barriers, highlights the impact of information barriers to job search behavior of migrant workers Some policy recommendations as well as in-depth analysis of the specific reasons for the migrant workers information barriers, propose solutions to current barriers to migrant workers Wanted last: the need to strengthen public functions, to eliminate institutional barriers to accelerate the formation of a market-oriented employment mechanism, cultivate and improve the labor market ; should increase investment in human capital to improve the ability of migrant workers; enterprises should enhance the sense of social responsibility, to enable a variety of recruitment channels to raise wages, protection of migrant workers' rights. The innovation of this paper: combining theoretical models and empirical studies, an effort to make well-founded. Based on the framework of search theory and some expand and play them, as the main theoretical background. At the same time collecting a large number of meso and macro data, as the empirical basis for analysis. The system in-depth analysis of the problems of migrant workers, job information barriers, highlight current information bottleneck migrant workers seeking jobs.

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