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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....

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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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...

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...

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...

The Remitting Patterns of African Migrants in the OECD

Albert Bollard, David McKenzie and Melanie Morten.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2010; p ublished online July 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Economic Development. 8740 words.

Recorded remittances to Africa have grown dramatically over the past decade. Yet data limitations still mean relatively little is known about which migrants remit, how much they remit and...

The resilience of regional labour markets to economic shocks: Exploring the role of interactions among firms and workers

Dario Diodato and Anet B. R. Weterings.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2015; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Economic Development. 9333 words.

To date, theoretical and empirical insights in the determinants of regional resilience are still limited. Using a model, we explore how three regional factors jointly contribute to the...

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...

Should We Track Migrant Households When Collecting Household Panel Data? Household Relocation, Economic Mobility, and Attrition Biases in the Rural Philippines

Nobuhiko Fuwa.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods; Special Topics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Economic Development. 13578 words.

Based on household panel data that tracked migrant households (with an additional survey cost of 17 percent), this article describes behavior of household relocation and quantifies the...

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Spillovers from immigrant diversity in cities

Thomas Kemeny and Abigail Cooke.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2018; p ublished online May 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; International Factor Movements and International Business; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 16449 words.

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Theory and evidence suggest that people born in different countries complement each other in the labor market. Immigrant diversity could augment...

Surviving Unemployment Without State Support: Unemployment and Household Formation in South Africa

Stephan Klasen and Ingrid Woolard.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2009; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Demographic Economics; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Economic Development. 15420 words.

While in many African countries open unemployment is largely confined to urban areas and thus overall rates are quite low, in South Africa open unemployment rates hover around 30%, with...