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International Journal of Frontiers in Sociology, 2023, 5(1); doi: 10.25236/IJFS.2023.050103.

Research on the Countermeasures to Promote the Optimal Allocation of Public Service Resources under Population Mobility


Rongrong Li

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Rongrong Li

School of Public Administration, Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China


At the beginning of the establishment of Chinese household registration system, urban public services were linked to the household registration system and only provided to urban residents considering the actual supply capacity of cities. This move was also to adapt to the planned economy and industrial development needs. With the changing times and the needs of economic development, population flow policy has been lifted and population flow has accelerated. The problems of supply gap, unequal supply and low supply quality of public services have gradually emerged, and the allocation of public service resources is in urgent need of optimization. By combing the literature related to population mobility, household registration system and public service, this study traces the source contradictions from the theoretical and practical level and studies its development and evolution. In order to promote the optimal allocation of urban public service resources, combined with the actual urban development, Countermeasures and suggestions are put forward to promote the decoupling process of household registration system and urban public service supply, accelerate the implementation process of supporting reform, explore the further development of the form of voucher system government purchase of public services, and implement the differentiated allocation of resources for different public services.


Public services; Household registration system; Population mobility; Voucher system

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Rongrong Li. Research on the Countermeasures to Promote the Optimal Allocation of Public Service Resources under Population Mobility. International Journal of Frontiers in Sociology (2023), Vol. 5, Issue 1: 15-22. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFS.2023.050103.


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