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International Journal of Frontiers in Sociology, 2022, 4(11); doi: 10.25236/IJFS.2022.041115.

An analysis of the economic growth of population mobility and rent-seeking behavior


Cequan Fu1, Yuxing Ge2, Cixuan Huang3

Corresponding Author:
Cequan Fu

1China Economics and Management Academy, Central University of Finance and Economics, Beijing, China

2Nanyang Technopreneurship Center, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore

3Graduate School of Guangdong University of Finance, Guangdong University of Finance, Guangdong, China


Since the 1990s, China’s massive wave of population shift has become a unique landscape in the reform of China’s social and economic structure. As a reallocation of labor and human capital, this shift of population has on one hand emerged with the great transformation of social and economic structure. In the meantime, over the past 30 years, rent-seeking activities were rampant and in the traditional theory of rent-seeking, it is believed that rent-seeking will reduce the growth of economic. In this case, it is as if rent-seeking activities is going hand in hand with the economic growth. This article aims at studying from the angle of rent-seeking and the flow of talents, hence building an endogenous career choice model for trade-offs between producers and rent-seekers. Meanwhile assuming talent flows only emerge in economically developed regions and economically less developed regions, then bind them together to study the growth of economic.


economic growth, rent-seeking activities, Corruption, GDP

Cite This Paper

Cequan Fu, Yuxing Ge, Cixuan Huang. An analysis of the economic growth of population mobility and rent-seeking behavior. International Journal of Frontiers in Sociology (2022), Vol. 4, Issue 11: 81-87. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFS.2022.041115.


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