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Can China's rural elderly count on support from adult children ? implications of rural-to-urban migration (English)

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This paper shows that support from the family continues to be an important source of support for the rural elderly, particularly the rural elderly over 70 years of age. Decline in likelihood of co-residence with, or in close proximity to, adult children... See More +

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  • Giles, John; Wang, Dewen; Zhao, Changbao;
  • 2010/12/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS5510
  • 1
  • 1
  • China
  • East Asia and Pacific
  • 2010/12/01
  • Can China's rural elderly count on support from adult children ? implications of rural-to-urban migration
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