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The Composition of Rural Employment Growth in the “New Economy”

Timothy R. Wojan.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2000; p ublished online August 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis. 0 words.

This article examines changes in the patterns of occupational employment in urban and rural labor markets in seven southern states between 1970 and 1990. A method is developed for assessing...

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Cultural heritage and the location choice of Dutch households in a residential sorting model

Mark van Duijn and Jan Rouwendal.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2013; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Economic Sociology; Household Analysis. 12194 words.

Recent research has stressed the role of consumer amenities for urban development. In this article, we investigate the impact of cultural heritage on the attractiveness of cities by...

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Cumulative exposure to disadvantage and the intergenerational transmission of neighbourhood effects

Lina Hedman, David Manley, Maarten van Ham and John Östh.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2015; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Household Analysis. 9568 words.

Studies of neighbourhood effects typically investigate the instantaneous effect of point-in-time measures of neighbourhood poverty on individual outcomes. It has been suggested that it is...

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The Demographic and Socio-economic Distribution of Excess Mortality during the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda

D. de Walque and P. Verwimp.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 6284 words.

This paper studies the demographic consequences of the Rwandan genocide and how the excess mortality due to the conflict was distributed in the population. Data collected by the 2000...

Density and dispersion: the co-development of land use and rail in London

David Levinson.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2008; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Economic History; Household Analysis; Transportation Systems. 10430 words.

This article examines the changes that occurred in the rail network and density of population in London during the 19th and 20th centuries. It aims to disentangle the ‘chicken and egg’...

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Design in a downturn? Creative work, labour market dynamics and institutions in comparative perspective

Tara Vinodrai.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2013; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Comparative Economic Systems; Economic Sociology; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 10205 words.

This article examines how creative workers are adapting to the global economic downturn and how this process is unfolding in different national and regional institutional spaces. The...

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Determinants of Income Growth in Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Labor Markets

George W. Hammond and Eric C. Thompson.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2008; p ublished online August 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Microeconomics; Household Analysis. 6260 words.

This article analyzes determinants of growth across labor markets in the United States, using a production function approach based on four inputs: labor, manufacturing investment, human...

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The Determinants of Migration from Sub-Saharan African Countries

Wim Naudé.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Development; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation; Environmental Economics; Household Analysis; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 8851 words.

This paper investigates the determinants of migration from 45 Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries over the period 1965–2005. The significant determinants are armed conflict and lack of job...

The Distributional Effects of Oil Price Changes on Household Income: Evidence from Mali

Kangni Kpodar and Calvin Djiofack.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2010; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Analysis; General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 8640 words.

Many net oil-importing developing countries, particularly African economies, have faced economic difficulties with high oil price increases. As a case study, this paper assesses the...

Divided island: Haitian immigration and electoral outcomes in the Dominican Republic

Pascal Jaupart.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Household Analysis; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 16040 words.

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This paper provides new evidence on the effect of immigration on electoral outcomes in developing countries and emerging democracies. The Dominican...

Do Farm Workers Earn Less? An Analysis of the Farm Labor Problem

Micha Gisser and Alberto Dávila.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 1998; p ublished online November 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Particular Labour Markets; Household Analysis; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

During the four decades extending from 1950 to 1960, the ratio of the farm to nonfarm wage fluctuated between 0.45 and 0.55. We employ the Oaxaca technique and the Public Use Microdata...

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Do Limitations in Land Rights Transferability Influence Mobility Rates in Ethiopia?

Alan de Brauw and Valerie Mueller.

in Journal of African Economies

August 2012; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 10792 words.

Migration is considered a pathway out of poverty for many rural households in developing countries. National policies can discourage households from exploiting external employment...

Do rich households live farther away from their workplaces?

Eva Gutiérrez-i-Puigarnau, Ismir Mulalic and Jos N. van Ommeren.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2016; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Labour and Demographic Economics; Household Analysis. 10563 words.

One of the classic predictions of urban economic theory is that high-income and low-income households choose different residential locations and therefore, conditional on workplace...

Do Single Mothers Face Greater Constraints to Workforce Participation in Non-Metropolitan Areas?

Bradford F. Mills and Gautam Hazarika.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2003; p ublished online February 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Demographic Economics; Welfare and Poverty; Household Analysis. 9077 words.

Increasing workforce participation among single mothers is the primary goal of recent welfare reform measures. This article shows that increased workforce participation in the mid to late...

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Does Access to Foreign Markets Shape Internal Migration? Evidence from Brazil

Laura Hering and Rodrigo Paillacar.

in The World Bank Economic Review

January 2016; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Labour and Demographic Economics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis. 10304 words.

This paper investigates how internal migration is affected by Brazil's increased integration into the world economy. We analyze the impact of regional differences in access to foreign...

Does public housing occupancy increase unemployment?

Claire Dujardin and Florence Goffette-Nagot.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Household Analysis. 12668 words.

This article shows that living in public housing has no effect on the probability of being unemployed in France, once we account for the endogeneity of public housing. We estimate a...

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The Economic Status of Rural America in the President Trump Era and beyond

Stephan J Goetz, Mark D Partridge and Heather M Stephens.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

March 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis. 10329 words.

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To set the stage for future research aimed at developing public policies that support economic prosperity in rural areas, we review the current...

Economic transition and the motherhood wage penalty in urban China: investigation using panel data

Nan Jia and Xiao-Yuan Dong.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2013; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 9811 words.

China’s economic transition has fundamentally changed the mechanisms for allocating and compensating labour. This paper investigates how the economic transition has affected the wage gap...

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Education's Effect on Poverty: The Role of Migration*

Bruce Weber, Alexander Marre, Monica Fisher, Robert Gibbs and John Cromartie.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Demographic Economics; Education and Research Institutions; Welfare and Poverty; Household Analysis. 3501 words.

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The effect of neighbourhood housing tenure mix on labour market outcomes: a longitudinal investigation of neighbourhood effects

Maarten van Ham and David Manley.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2010; p ublished online May 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Household Analysis. 10924 words.

This article investigates the effect of different levels of neighbourhood housing tenure mix and deprivation on transitions from unemployment to employment and the probability of staying in...

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