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Table 5 Cumulative return rates to employment for quitters and displaced workers

From: The costs of worker displacement in urban labor markets of China

  Migrant Urban
% returning Displaced Workers Quitters# Displaced Workers Quitters#
< 1 month 0.458 0.498 0.367 0.529
< 3 months 0.776 0.743 0.482 0.653
< 6 months 0.881 0.843 0.554 0.717
< 12 months 0.929 0.906 0.649 0.819
Mean completed duration (months) 4.207 5.083 17.151 8.307
Observations 295 2991 814 1106
  1. Source: authors’ calculations based on 2009 wave of RUMIC data set.