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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....

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...

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...

Do CAP payments reduce farm labour migration? A panel data analysis across EU regions

Alessandro Olper, Valentina Raimondi, Daniele Cavicchioli and Mauro Vigani.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

December 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Particular Labour Markets; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Economic Development; Agricultural Economics. 12731 words.

This paper deals with the determinants of out-farm migration across the European Union (EU) regions focusing on the role played by CAP payments. We add to the existing literature in three...

The End of Farm Labor Abundance

J. Edward Taylor, Diane Charlton and Antonio Yúnez-Naude.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

December 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Economic Development; Particular Labour Markets; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Agricultural Economics; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 3875 words.

An analysis of nationally representative panel data from rural Mexico, with observations in years 2002, 2007, and 2010, suggests that the same shift out of farm work that characterized U.S....

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Evaluating England's ‘New Deal for Communities’ programme using the difference-in-difference method

Roxana Gutiérrez Romero and Michael Noble.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Planning and Policy; Publicly Provided Goods; Regional Government Analysis; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 8153 words.

The New Deal for Communities (NDC) programme was designed to bridge the gap in living standards between 39 of the most deprived neighbourhoods in England and the rest of the country. This...

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The evolution of entrepreneurial ecosystems and the critical role of migrants. A Phase-Model based on a Study of IT startups in the Greater Tel Aviv Area

Susann Schäfer and Sebastian Henn.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

June 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Entrepreneurship; Economic Development; International Factor Movements and International Business. 8823 words.

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Unlike existing studies on entrepreneurial ecosystems that focus on the internal dynamics of such systems, this article argues that entrepreneurial...

The Gender and Intergenerational Consequences of the Demographic Dividend: An Assessment of the Micro- and Macrolinkages between the Demographic Transition and Economic Development

T. Paul Schultz.

in The World Bank Economic Review

October 2009; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Demand and Supply of Labour; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Economic Development. 6349 words.

The demographic transition changes the age composition of a population, potentially affecting resource allocation at the household level and exerting general equilibrium effects at the...

Heterogeneous Technology Diffusion and Ricardian Trade Patterns

William R Kerr.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2018; p ublished online April 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Particular Labour Markets; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economywide Country Studies. 10608 words.

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Migration and trade are often linked through ethnic networks boosting bilateral trade. This study uses migration to quantify the importance of...

Immigration and economic growth in the OECD countries 1986–2006

Ekrame Boubtane, Jean-Christophe Dumont and Christophe Rault.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Single Equation Models; Single Variables; International Factor Movements and International Business; Demand and Supply of Labour; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 9369 words.

This paper offers a reappraisal of the impact of migration on economic growth for 22 OECD countries between 1986–2006, and relies on a unique data set we compiled that allows us to...

Immigration Policies and the Ecuadorian Exodus

Simone Bertoli, Jesús Fernández-Huertas Moraga and Francesc Ortega.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2011; p ublished online March 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Microeconomics. 7663 words.

Ecuador recently experienced an unprecedented wave of emigration following the severe economic crisis of the late 1990s. Individual-level data for Ecuador and its two main migration...

Impacts of Policy Reforms on the Supply of Mexican Labor to U.S. Farms: New Evidence from Mexico

Stephen R. Boucher, Aaron Smith, J. Edward Taylor and Antonio Yúnez-Naude.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economic Development; Demand and Supply of Labour; Particular Labour Markets; Agricultural Economics; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 5839 words.

The availability of immigrant farm-workers from Mexico is a critical factor affecting the U.S. fresh fruit and vegetable sector. This paper uses retrospective panel data from rural Mexico...

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Intended versus unintended consequences of migration restriction policies: evidence from a natural experiment in Indonesia

Mattia Makovec, Ririn S Purnamasari, Matteo Sandi and Astrid R Savitri.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; International Factor Movements and International Business. 14147 words.

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This article studies the consequences of restrictions to migration at the origin on labor market outcomes and school enrolment in origin communities....

Internal borders and migration in India*

Zovanga L Kone, Maggie Y Liu, Aaditya Mattoo, Caglar Ozden and Siddharth Sharma.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Economic Development; International Factor Movements and International Business. 12894 words.

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Internal mobility is a critical component of economic growth and development, as it enables the reallocation of labor to more productive opportunities...

Inventor Diasporas and the Internationalization of Technology

Ernest Miguélez.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2018; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Technological Change; Research and Development. 11540 words.

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This paper documents the influence of diaspora networks of highly-skilled individuals—that is, inventors—on international technological...

Job polarization: an historical perspective

Erik Buyst, Maarten Goos and Anna Salomons.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

July 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Technological Change; Research and Development. 5721 words.

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This paper uses historical labour market data for Belgium for the period 1846–2011 to illustrate how the employment impacts of the ongoing Digital...

Migrant Remittances and Information Flows: Evidence from a Field Experiment

Catia Batista and Gaia Narciso.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2018; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Economic Development. 8587 words.

Do information flows matter for remittance behavior? We design and implement a randomized control trial to quantitatively assess the role of communication between migrants and their...

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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Pathways out of rural poverty: a case study in socio-economic mobility in the rural Philippines

Nobuhiko Fuwa.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2007; p ublished online May 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Microeconomics; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Economic Development. 8595 words.

Exploiting unique household panel data covering a 30-year period, this paper attempts to analyse the patterns of poverty exits by examining socio-economic mobility in a Philippines village....

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Remittances and the Brain Drain Revisited: The Microdata Show That More Educated Migrants Remit More

Albert Bollard, David McKenzie, Melanie Morten and Hillel Rapoport.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; International Factor Movements and International Business; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 9486 words.

Two of the most salient trends in migration and development over the last two decades are the large rise in remittances and in the flow of skilled migrants. However, recent literature based...