2019 Scientific Conference on Management, Education and Psychology
Analysis of the Impact of Internet Use on China's Labor Participation Behavior
The development of the Internet has not only changed people's lifestyles, but also affected their employment choices. Based on data of Chinese General Social Survey (CGSS) 2015, the paper examines the impact of Internet use on China's labor participation behavior with Probit model. The study found that the use of the Internet can improve labor participation, and it shows heterogeneity in the level of education, it has a greater impact on people with higher education. Therefore, the paper suggests that in order to improve labor participation, it is necessary to strengthen the infrastructure of the Internet and mobile networks, expand the coverage of education and training, innovate education and training methods to improve the education level of the citizens, thereby increase the Internet usage rate.
Internet use; Labor participation; Education
Cite this paper:
Yiyi Yuan. Analysis of the Impact of Internet Use on China's Labor Participation Behavior. 2019 Scientific Conference on Management, Education and Psychology (SCMEP 2019). 2019, Vol.1: 209-213.