Cai Fang, the vice-president of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, said that Beijing could resolve its labour shortage problems by giving migrant workers equal rights to social and welfare benefits. Photo: Reuters

China can ease its labour shortage by giving migrant workers better access to welfare, adviser says

Beijing must provide the incentives the country’s peripatetic population needs to settle down with their families, government researcher says

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Cai Fang, the vice-president of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, said that Beijing could resolve its labour shortage problems by giving migrant workers equal rights to social and welfare benefits. Photo: Reuters
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