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Have Returns to Education Changed in Nigeria? Uncovering the Role of Democratic Reforms

Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education and Research Institutions; Economywide Country Studies; Development Planning and Policy; Economic Development; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents. 15629 words.

There is documented evidence that returns to education were low during the military rule of the 1990s in Nigeria. In this paper, I investigate the claim that after democracy in 1999, there...

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The Impact of Rural Pensions in China on Labor Migration

Karen Eggleston, Ang Sun and Zhaoguo Zhan.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2018; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Welfare and Poverty; Demand and Supply of Labour; Economic Development. 11495 words.


We study the impact of China’s new rural pension program on promoting migration of labor by applying a regression discontinuity analysis to this new...

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