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Migration and inter-industry mobility of UK graduates

Maria Abreu, Alessandra Faggian and Philip McCann.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2015; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Education and Research Institutions; Household Analysis. 14894 words.

New university graduates are highly geographically mobile, but, as the literature has shown, often struggle in the labour market, working in non-graduate level jobs or in a field different...

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Migration, Fixed Costs, and Location-Specific Amenities: A Hazard Analysis for a Panel of Males

Wallace E. Huffman and Tubagus Feridhanusetyawan.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Analysis; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 9267 words.

This article presents econometric estimates of the adult working-age male hazard function of interstate migration fitted to data obtained from migration decisions of adult males over a...

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Migration of Seasonal Agricultural Workers

Jeffrey M. Perloff, Lori Lynch and Susan M. Gabbard.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 1998; p ublished online February 1998 .

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

Nearly half of all seasonal farm workers migrate at least 75 miles in a given year. An expected earnings differential from migration weakly induces migration: a 10% earnings differential...

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The Migration of Young Adults from Non-Metropolitan Counties

Bradford Mills and Gautam Hazarika.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 2001; p ublished online May 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Analysis; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 0 words.

This article examines young adult migration from non-metropolitan counties to either different non-metropolitan counties or to metropolitan areas. The results show that expected gains in...

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Migration, relationship capital and international travel: theory and evidence

Philip McCann, Jacques Poot and Lynda Sanderson.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2010; p ublished online September 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Analysis; International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Sociology; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 13013 words.

In this article we consider how international migration is related to the frequency and duration of trips to the home country. For many migrants, international migration triggers a series...

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National Wage Trends and Migration in a Chinese Village Economy: A Micro Level Modeling Approach Based on a Composite Utility Function

Ulrich Kleinwechter and Harald Grethe.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2015; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Economic Development; Demand and Supply of Labour; Particular Labour Markets; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Agricultural Economics; Household Analysis; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 14355 words.

China’s economy is experiencing a regime shift away from a fully elastic supply of labor from a large pool of rural surplus labor and toward a situation of increasing labor scarcity and...

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Panel Estimates of the Canadian Rural/Urban Women's Wage Gap

Esperanza Vera-Toscano, Euan Phimister and Alfons Weersink.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 2004; p ublished online November 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Household Analysis. 7330 words.

This article analyzes the female rural-urban wage gap in Canada using longitudinal data from the Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics 1993–96. We estimate a two-step wage equation...

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Persistent Rural Poverty: Is It Simply Remoteness and Scale?*

Mark D. Partridge and Dan S. Rickman.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Welfare and Poverty; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis. 3033 words.

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The plant size-place effect: agglomeration and monopsony in labour markets

Alan Manning.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2010; p ublished online September 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Particular Labour Markets; Household Analysis. 11070 words.

This article shows, using data from both the USA and the UK, that average plant size is larger in denser markets. However, many popular theories of agglomeration—spillovers, cost advantages...

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Population dynamics and regional development in China

Canfei He and Xiyan Mao.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis. 7124 words.

Population dynamics can be read as an outcome as well as a determinant of regional development. Using the national census data in 2000 and 2010, we employ the simultaneous equation models...

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Poverty Amid Prosperity: Farm Employment, Immigration, and Poverty in California

Philip L. Martin and J. Edward Taylor.

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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Public housing magnets: public housing supply and immigrants’ location choices

Gregory Verdugo.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2016; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Analysis; Demographic Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 12611 words.

This article investigates how a reform allowing immigrants with children in France access to public housing during the 1970s influenced their initial location choices across local labour...

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Racial Enclaves and Density Zoning: The Institutionalized Segregation of Racial Minorities in the United States

Jonathan T. Rothwell.

in American Law and Economics Review

January 2011; p ublished online March 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Regional Government Analysis; Household Analysis. 17772 words.

Previous research on segregation stresses things like urban form and racial preferences as primary causes. The author finds that an institutional force is more important: local land...

Racial integration, ethnic diversity, and prejudice: empirical evidence from a study of the British National Party

Clive Lennox.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2012; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Analysis; Demographic Economics; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 9360 words.

Does contact with ethnic minorities exacerbate or lower the racial prejudice of whites? To provide empirical evidence on this question, I examine the recruitment of members by the British...

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Recent Immigration and Economic Outcomes in Rural America

Mark D. Partridge, Dan S. Rickman and Kamar Ali.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2008; p ublished online December 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Analysis; Demographic Economics; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 4670 words.

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Recent International Immigrants and Their Impact on America's Rural Communities: Discussion

Wallace E. Huffman.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2008; p ublished online December 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Analysis; Demographic Economics; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 1156 words.

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Rural and Urban Migrants in India: 1983–2008

Viktoria Hnatkovska and Amartya Lahiri.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Household Analysis. 4666 words.

This paper characterizes the gross and net migration flows between rural and urban areas in India during the period 1983–2008. Using individual data from the National Sample Survey of India...

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Rural Population Decline in the 1980s: Impacts of Farm Structure and Federal Farm Programs

Stephan J. Goetz and David L. Debertin.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 1996; p ublished online August 1996 .

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

Federal farm program benefits accrue disproportionately to large-scale farm operators, and continue largely because of the political influence of their beneficiaries. Some writers argue...

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Rural Population Growth, 1950–1990: The Roles of Human Capital, Industry Structure, and Government Policy

Tzu-Ling Huang, Peter F. Orazem and Darin Wohlgemuth.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2002; p ublished online August 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Demographic Economics; Demand and Supply of Labour; Public Economics; Household Analysis. 0 words.

Human capital raises rural incomes, but this effect is swamped by higher returns to human capital in urban markets. This leads to “brain drain” from rural areas. Populations grow more...

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Separate Worlds? Explaining the current wave of regional economic polarization

Michael Storper.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis; Economic Development; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 12253 words.

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Interregional and intermetropolitan economic divergence is greater in many western developed countries than it has been in many decades. Divergence...

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