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Table 3 Summary of statistics of Yigong-daizhen projects (Nā€‰=ā€‰549)

From: Do public work schemes deter or encourage outmigration? Empirical evidence from China

Project Number of projects Average investment (yuan) Average labor used Benefit household
Roads and bridges 148 18511.72 2406.39 530
School construction 41 13125.61 412.33 --
Build clinic 7 2114.29 124.29 --
Drinking water 56 12552 1007.27 246.13
Irrigation system 61 18196.33 893.53 298.58
Drainage system 15 9240 580 465.73
Electricity 70 36714.75 1320.78 494.35
Telephone 24 35027.27 1820.52 282.45
Cable TV or loudspeaker 5 3320 130 784.6
Soil improvement 16 16713.33 3942 394.88
Small-scale water conservation 19 8894.74 2342.22 337.16
Terrace construction 23 8773.81 1785.7 135.32
Environment improvement 15 6800 461.47 185.6
Forest closure 9 1200 631.11 215.5
Public forest 8 6325 1141.67 423.43
Grain for Green8 24 7378.75 1755.96 249.17
Meadow construction 0 0 0 0
Recreational center 4 5700 107.5 725.5
Not indicated 4 7250 533.33 935.33
All sample 549 17249.05 1534.51 342.9