Long Run Trends in Unemployment and Labor Force Participation in China
---- Acknowledgments ----
We thank Albert Park, Xin Meng, Tony Fang and audiences at Southwest University of Finance and Economics, Peking University, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and at the 2014 Fall NBER China conference for valuable comments. Jinwen Wang and Gaojie Tang provided excellent research assistance. All errors are our own. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.
---- Disclosure of Financial Relationships for Shuaizhang Feng ----
Feng acknowledges partial financial support from the
Program for Innovative Research Team of Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (2014110310), the
National Science Foundation of China for distinguished young scholars, the Yangtz river distinguished scholars program, and the Program for New Century Excellent Talents in University (NCET-12-0903) sponsored by the Ministry of Education of China.