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The African Financial Development and Financial Inclusion Gaps

Franklin Allen, Elena Carletti, Robert Cull, Jun ‘QJ’ Qian, Lemma Senbet and Patricio Valenzuela.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 8314 words.

This paper investigates the African financial development and financial inclusion gaps relative to other peer developing countries. Using a set of variables related to financial development...

Amenities and spatial talent distribution: evidence from the Chinese IT industry

Huasheng Song, Min Zhang and Ruqu Wang.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Economic Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis. 8714 words.

Provincial-level data from the Chinese IT industry from 2003 to 2011 is used to investigate how amenities affect the distribution of workers’ locations. We find spatial autocorrelation...

Are Chinese Cities Too Small?

Chun-Chung Au and J. Vernon Henderson.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2006; p ublished online July 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 15130 words.

This paper models and estimates net urban agglomeration economies for cities. Economic models of cities postulate an inverted U shape of real income per worker against city employment,...

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A Century of Research on Rural Development and Regional Issues

Elena G. Irwin, Andrew M. Isserman, Maureen Kilkenny and Mark D. Partridge.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regional Government Analysis; Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 18020 words.

Rural North America has undergone a major economic transformation over the past century due to labor-saving technological progress, reductions in transport costs, and rising household...

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The Demographic and Socio-economic Distribution of Excess Mortality during the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda

D. de Walque and P. Verwimp.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 6284 words.

This paper studies the demographic consequences of the Rwandan genocide and how the excess mortality due to the conflict was distributed in the population. Data collected by the 2000...

Design in a downturn? Creative work, labour market dynamics and institutions in comparative perspective

Tara Vinodrai.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2013; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Comparative Economic Systems; Economic Sociology; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 10205 words.

This article examines how creative workers are adapting to the global economic downturn and how this process is unfolding in different national and regional institutional spaces. The...

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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 Limitations in Land Rights Transferability Influence Mobility Rates in Ethiopia?

Alan de Brauw and Valerie Mueller.

in Journal of African Economies

August 2012; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 10792 words.

Migration is considered a pathway out of poverty for many rural households in developing countries. National policies can discourage households from exploiting external employment...

Economic transition and the motherhood wage penalty in urban China: investigation using panel data

Nan Jia and Xiao-Yuan Dong.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2013; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 9811 words.

China’s economic transition has fundamentally changed the mechanisms for allocating and compensating labour. This paper investigates how the economic transition has affected the wage gap...

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The Effect of Refugee Inflows on Host Communities: Evidence from Tanzania

Jennifer Alix-Garcia and David Saah.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2010; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; International Factor Movements and International Business; Household Analysis; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 8262 words.

Despite the large and growing number of humanitarian emergencies, there is little economic research on the impact of refugees and internally displaced people on the communities that receive...

The effects of the global financial crisis on European regions and cities

Lewis Dijkstra, Enrique Garcilazo and Philip McCann.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 6418 words.

Growth before and especially after the crisis differed from large-city-led growth pattern. The crisis has led to big contractions especially in urban regions and in remote rural regions,...

An Empirical Exploration of the Population-Environment Nexus in India

Haimanti Bhattacharya and Robert Innes.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 2008; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Demographic Economics; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 10873 words.

This article presents an empirical study of population growth and environmental change using cross-section district-level data from South, Central, and West India. Environmental change is...

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Human capital, graduate migration and innovation in British regions

Alessandra Faggian and Philip McCann.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2009; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education and Research Institutions; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 7640 words.

With the aid of a geographical information system, our paper constructs a three stage least squares simultaneous equation model to investigate the interrelationships between the...

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Human capital resources and requirements across the metropolitan hierarchy of the USA

Allen J. Scott.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2009; p ublished online December 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Labour and Demographic Economics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 9101 words.

This article is devoted to an investigation of the forms of human capital that characterize cities at different levels of the US urban hierarchy. Basic data on human capital are drawn from...

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Inter-city migration in China: a recurrent-event duration analysis of repeat migration

Ming Tian, Zheng Tian and Brian Cushing.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Analysis; Econometric and Statistical Methods; Special Topics; Economic Development. 8715 words.

This paper focuses on repeat migration of migrant workers in China. We explore repeat migration from the perspective of the duration of each migration stage in one’s migration history. The...

Labor Migration and Returns to Rural Education in China

Yaohui Zhao.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 1997; p ublished online November 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Household Analysis; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies; Economic Development. 0 words.

This paper provides an answer to the following question: Why do empirical studies find low returns to schooling in rural China, and yet the schooling rates are high? I find that schooling...

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Localized mobility clusters: impacts of labour market externalities on firm performance

Rikard Eriksson and Urban Lindgren.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2009; p ublished online August 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 10303 words.

This article analyses the impact of labour market-induced externalities on firm performance by using a unique database that connects attributes of individuals to workplaces for the entire...

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Migratory Responses to Agricultural Risk in Northern Nigeria

Andrew Dillon, Valerie Mueller and Sheu Salau.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 7983 words.

We investigate the extent that Nigerian households engage in internal migration to ensure against ex ante and ex post agricultural risk due to weather-related variability and shocks. We use...

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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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Natural Amenities, Neighbourhood Dynamics, and Persistence in the Spatial Distribution of Income

Sanghoon Lee and Jeffrey Lin.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2018; p ublished online March 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Analysis; Regional and Urban Economic History; Economic Development; Microeconomics. 16328 words.

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We present theory and evidence highlighting the role of natural amenities in neighbourhood dynamics, suburbanization, and variation across cities in...