School of Economics and Management, Guangxi Normal University, Guilin, 541006, China
In order to explore the path to break through the pattern of China's economic development locked by the Hu Huanyong line and realize the goal of common prosperity, this study analyzes the relationship between heterogeneous labor inflow and China's regional economic growth with the help of a panel fixed-effects model based on the panel data of China's 30 provincial-level administrative regions from 2009 to 2019. It is found that the inflow of high-skilled labor force has a promoting effect on regional economic growth in the whole country, while the inflow of low-skilled labor force has a suppressing effect on economic growth in the whole country and the southeast side of the Hu Huanyong line, while it has a promoting effect on economic growth in the northwest side of the Hu Huanyong line. Therefore, it is necessary to strengthen the education and training of the labor force, accelerate the industrialization of the northwestern region, and guide the rational movement of labor factors.
Heterogeneous labor force; Involution; Hu Huanyong line
Xiao Sha. Research on the Impact of Heterogeneous Labor Inflows on the Economic Growth of Regions on Both Sides of the Hu Huanyong Line. Academic Journal of Business & Management (2023) Vol. 5, Issue 22: 27-33. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJBM.2023.052205.
 Nam-Cheol Mun. (2007). Enlargement of EU and Migration of Workers. The Economic Geographical Society of Korea (2),182-196.
 Zheng Yu. (2016). Institutions, Labor Mobility, and Foreign Direct Investment in China and India. Studies in Comparative International Development (2),547-568.
 Zhang Jinghua, Wu, Fangwei, Zhang, Deyuan, Wang, Yongmin. (2009). A study on labor mobility and human capital spillover. China Agricultural Economic Review(3),342-356.
 Yiu Por (Vincent) Chen. (2016). Fiscal decentralization, rural industrialization and undocumented labour mobility in rural china, 1982-87 view supplementary material. Regional Studies(9),1469-1482.
 Docquier Frédéric, Kone Zovanga L, Mattoo Aaditya, Ozden Caglar. (2018). Labor Market Effects of Demographic Shifts and Migration in OECD Countries. European Economic Review(113),297-324.
 Zhan Shaohua, Huang Lingli, Zhou Min. (2022). Differentiation from above and below: Evolving immigration policy and the integration dilemma in Singapore. Asian and Pacific Migration Journal (1),3-25.
 Bennett Jenny. (2016). Skill-specific unemployment risks: Employment protection and technological progress - A cross-national comparison. Journal of European Social Policy(5),402-416.
 Saner Raymond, Yiu Lichia, Rush Laurel. (2019). Population ageing and a lack of semi-skilled workers in Switzerland: Opportunities for refugees. Career Development International(1),24-31.