Happiness and job satisfaction in urban China: a comparative study of two generations of migrants and urban locals
This study investigates determinants of happiness and job satisfaction of urban locals, first-generation migrants and new-generation migrants in China's urban workforce. We present evidence to suggest that new-generation migrants are less satisfied with their jobs and lives than first-generation migrants, despite having higher income. This finding is consistent with aspirations rising faster than income in China's fast-growing urban economy.
Please refer to publisher version or contact your library.