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Table 2 Power basis of class position and its economic interests

From: Class structure and income inequality in transitional China

Class positionOwnership of economic capitalControl rights of economic capitalControl rights of human capitalControl rights of income
Party and government organ and public institution cadre+++
SOE/SCE board chairman/general manager+/−+++
POE board chairman/owner++++
POE manager+/−+++
Self-employed+++
Farmer+/−++/−+
Professional+/−+/−+/−+/−
Worker
  1. “+” indicates yes, “-”indicates none, “+/−”indicates some or none