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Agricultural Labor Adjustments in Transition Countries: The Role of Migration and Impact on Poverty*

Karen Macours and Johan F. M. Swinnen.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Particular Labour Markets; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies. 2840 words.

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The Agricultural Productivity Gap

Douglas Gollin, David Lagakos and Michael E. Waugh.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

May 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 17899 words.

According to national accounts data, value added per worker is much higher in the nonagricultural sector than in agriculture in the typical country, particularly in developing countries....

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Assessing the Equalizing Force of Mobility Using Short Panels: France, 1990–2000

Stéphane Bonhomme and Jean-Marc Robin.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 10378 words.

In this paper, we document whether and how much the equalizing force of earnings mobility has changed in France in the 1990's. For this purpose, we use a representative three-year panel,...

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The Bright Side of Corporate Diversification: Evidence from Internal Labor Markets

Geoffrey Tate and Liu Yang.

in The Review of Financial Studies

August 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Demand and Supply of Labour; Mergers and Acquisitions; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 21502 words.

We document differences in human-capital deployment between diversified and focused firms. We find that diversified firms have higher labor productivity and that they redeploy labor to...

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Bubbles and unemployment in an endogenous growth model

Ken-ichi Hashimoto and Ryonghun Im.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 7107 words.

We construct a continuous-time overlapping-generations model with labour market frictions to examine the relationships among unemployment, asset bubbles, and economic growth. We show that...

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Changing Government Policy and the Rural Poor: Discussion

Elizabeth E. Davis.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 1998; p ublished online December 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Household Analysis; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

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Choosing to become a ‘lost cause’: the perverse effects of benefit preconditions

Lisa Farrell and Paul Frijters.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 7957 words.

This paper argues that preconditions for welfare benefit entitlements based on labour market prospects can be counterproductive when they create an incentive for individuals to abstain from...

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Constructing transnational social spaces among Latin American migrants in Europe: perspectives from the UK

Cathy McIlwaine.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2012; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 8990 words.

This paper examines the construction of transnational social spaces among Latin American migrants living in the UK in relation to their multiple connections with homelands and other...

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Consumption Commitments and Employment Contracts

Andrew Postlewaite, Larry Samuelson and Dan Silverman.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Particular Labour Markets; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 10226 words.

We examine an economy in which the cost of consuming some goods can be reduced by making commitments that reduce flexibility. We show that such consumption commitments can induce consumers...

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Contractual Incompleteness, Unemployment, and Labour Market Segmentation

Steffen Altmann, Armin Falk, Andreas Grunewald and David Huffman.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Particular Labour Markets; Design of Experiments; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Labour and Demographic Economics. 15623 words.

This article provides evidence that involuntary unemployment, and the segmentation of labour markets into firms offering “good” and “bad” jobs, may both arise as a consequence of...

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