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Agricultural productivity shocks, labour reallocation and rural–urban migration in China

Luigi Minale.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Household Analysis; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 10744 words.

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This article analyses the way households in rural China use rural–urban migration and off-farm work as a response to negative productivity shocks in...

Big plant closures and local employment

Jordi Jofre-Monseny, Maria Sánchez-Vidal and Elisabet Viladecans-Marsal.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2018; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis; Demand and Supply of Labour. 10469 words.

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This paper estimates the impact of large plant closures on the local employment in the affected industry. Specifically, we examine the closure of 45...

Cities, Workers, and Wages: A Structural Analysis of the Urban Wage Premium

E. D. Gould.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2007; p ublished online April 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Household Analysis. 12713 words.

Workers earn higher wages in cities vs. rural areas. This gap could arise because cities make workers more productive, or it could be the result of a non-random selection of workers into...

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The Composition of Rural Employment Growth in the “New Economy”

Timothy R. Wojan.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2000; p ublished online August 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis. 0 words.

This article examines changes in the patterns of occupational employment in urban and rural labor markets in seven southern states between 1970 and 1990. A method is developed for assessing...

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Do Single Mothers Face Greater Constraints to Workforce Participation in Non-Metropolitan Areas?

Bradford F. Mills and Gautam Hazarika.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2003; p ublished online February 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Demographic Economics; Welfare and Poverty; Household Analysis. 9077 words.

Increasing workforce participation among single mothers is the primary goal of recent welfare reform measures. This article shows that increased workforce participation in the mid to late...

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Education's Effect on Poverty: The Role of Migration*

Bruce Weber, Alexander Marre, Monica Fisher, Robert Gibbs and John Cromartie.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Demographic Economics; Education and Research Institutions; Welfare and Poverty; Household Analysis. 3501 words.

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Employment Growth and the Allocation of New Jobs: Spatial Spillovers of Economic and Fiscal Impacts*

Mitch Renkow.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Economics; Demand and Supply of Labour; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis; Transportation Systems. 2503 words.

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Employment Growth, Worker Mobility, and Rural Economic Development

Mitch Renkow.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 2003; p ublished online May 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Household Analysis. 5993 words.

A county-level labor market model is estimated for North Carolina. The model accounts for inter-county commuting, migration, and within-county adjustments to labor demand shocks....

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Female Labor Force Participation: A Comparison between Urban and Rural Families

Antonella Caiumi and Federico Perali.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 1997; p ublished online May 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Demographic Economics; Household Analysis. 0 words.

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Human capital externalities and employment differences across metropolitan areas of the USA

John V. Winters.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2013; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Household Analysis. 11089 words.

It has been well documented that employment outcomes often differ considerably across areas. This article examines the extent to which the local human capital level, measured as the share...

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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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In what sense left behind by globalisation? Looking for a less reductionist geography of the populist surge in Europe

Ian R Gordon.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Analysis; Demand and Supply of Labour; Capitalist Systems. 10194 words.

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Brexit, the wider populist surge in Europe and Trumpism all seem to involve interesting geographies that have been taken as clues to the worrying...

Inside the black box of regional development—human capital, the creative class and tolerance

Richard Florida, Charlotta Mellander and Kevin Stolarick.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Demand and Supply of Labour; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis. 12469 words.

While there is a general consensus on the importance of human capital to regional development, debate has emerged around two key issues. The first involves the efficacy of educational...

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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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The Landscape of Urban Influence on U.S. County Job Growth*

Mark D. Partridge, Dan S. Rickman, Kamar Ali and M. Rose Olfert.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis. 2778 words.

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Local entrepreneurship clusters in cities

Martin Andersson and Johan P Larsson.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2016; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis; Entrepreneurship; Demand and Supply of Labour. 11860 words.

We show that entrepreneurs are co-located within cities. One plausible source of such spatial clustering is local social interactions, where individuals’ decisions to become entrepreneurs...

Migration and inter-industry mobility of UK graduates

Maria Abreu, Alessandra Faggian and Philip McCann.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2015; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Education and Research Institutions; Household Analysis. 14894 words.

New university graduates are highly geographically mobile, but, as the literature has shown, often struggle in the labour market, working in non-graduate level jobs or in a field different...

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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Persistent Rural Poverty: Is It Simply Remoteness and Scale?*

Mark D. Partridge and Dan S. Rickman.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Welfare and Poverty; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis. 3033 words.

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The plant size-place effect: agglomeration and monopsony in labour markets

Alan Manning.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2010; p ublished online September 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Particular Labour Markets; Household Analysis. 11070 words.

This article shows, using data from both the USA and the UK, that average plant size is larger in denser markets. However, many popular theories of agglomeration—spillovers, cost advantages...

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