An employee works at a textile factory in Shangqiu in China’s central Henan province. The average nominal minimum wage in China nearly doubled between 2011 and 2018. Photo: STR/AFP
Jayati Ghosh
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The View by Jayati Ghosh

What China can teach the world about wage growth, as workers globally continue to get a raw deal

  • Jayati Ghosh says China has bucked the trend of declining wage growth, even while pursuing trade and automation, by augmenting its focus on new, productive sectors with policies designed to improve labour conditions

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An employee works at a textile factory in Shangqiu in China’s central Henan province. The average nominal minimum wage in China nearly doubled between 2011 and 2018. Photo: STR/AFP
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