A Research on the Difference, Equilibrium and Evolution of the Wage in Inter-province: An Analysis Based on the Equilibrium Theory

  • Junbo XueEmail author
  • Zheng Wang
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 168)


Based on the equity theory of Adams and the bureaucrats utility model of Niskanen, together with the modified human capital model of Mulligan and Sala-I-Martin, the author calculated the equilibrium wage of each province and its evolution. The results show the difference between the real wage and equilibrium of the West of China is bigger than that of the East of China. The gap between the real wage and the equilibrium level are decreasing during the recent years after the adjustment of the officials’ wage. The results provide a conference for the regulation of officials’ wage.


equity theory equilibrium wage officials human capital 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Policy and ManagementChinese Academy of SciencesBeijingP.R.C.
  2. 2.Key Laboratory in Geography Information Science of the Ministry of EducationEast China Normal UniversityShanghaiP.R.C.

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