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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...

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A gravity equation for commuting with an application to estimating regional border effects in Belgium

Damiaan Persyn and Wouter Torfs.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2016; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; International Trade; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 8489 words.

This article derives a gravity equation for commuting and uses it to identify the effect of regional borders on commuting. We build on the seminal trade paper by Anderson and Van Wincoop...

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Gravity, market potential and economic development

Keith Head and Thierry Mayer.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2011; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development. 5640 words.

This article provides evidence on the long-term impact of market potential on economic development. It derives from the New Economic Geography literature a structural estimation where the...

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Household Migration Decisions as Survival Strategy: The Case of Burkina Faso

Adama Konseiga.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2007; p ublished online August 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Household Analysis. 10022 words.

This article examines the motivations behind the important migration from Burkina Faso to Cote d'Ivoire, the economic pole in the West African Economic and Monetary Union. This article uses...

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International trade and wage inequality in Canada

Sébastien Breau and David L. Rigby.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2010; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Welfare Economics; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Household Analysis. 13996 words.

We investigate the impact of international trade on wages and on wage inequality across industries and regions in Canada. An employer–employee dataset is developed combining individual...

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