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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...

Changing Government Policy and the Rural Poor: Discussion

Elizabeth E. Davis.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 1998; p ublished online December 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Household Analysis; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

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Cumulative exposure to disadvantage and the intergenerational transmission of neighbourhood effects

Lina Hedman, David Manley, Maarten van Ham and John Östh.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2015; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Household Analysis. 9568 words.

Studies of neighbourhood effects typically investigate the instantaneous effect of point-in-time measures of neighbourhood poverty on individual outcomes. It has been suggested that it is...

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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...

Does public housing occupancy increase unemployment?

Claire Dujardin and Florence Goffette-Nagot.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Household Analysis. 12668 words.

This article shows that living in public housing has no effect on the probability of being unemployed in France, once we account for the endogeneity of public housing. We estimate a...

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The effect of neighbourhood housing tenure mix on labour market outcomes: a longitudinal investigation of neighbourhood effects

Maarten van Ham and David Manley.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2010; p ublished online May 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Household Analysis. 10924 words.

This article investigates the effect of different levels of neighbourhood housing tenure mix and deprivation on transitions from unemployment to employment and the probability of staying in...

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The Effects of Price Risk on Housing Demand: Empirical Evidence from U.S. Markets

Lu Han.

in The Review of Financial Studies

November 2010; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Household Analysis. 18059 words.

This article examines how price risk affects housing demand. It identifies two relevant channels: a financial risk effect that reduces demand, and a hedging effect that increases demand...

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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Environmental Regulations and the Welfare Effects of Job Layoffs in the United States: A Spatial Approach

Nicolai V. Kuminoff, Todd Schoellman and Christopher Timmins.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

July 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Analysis; Environmental Economics; Welfare Economics; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 10350 words.

This article develops welfare-consistent measures of the employment effects of environmental regulation. Our analysis is based on a microeconomic model of how households with heterogeneous...

Housing Liquidity, Mobility, and the Labour Market

Allen Head and Huw Lloyd-Ellis.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Analysis; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 15250 words.

We study the interactions among geographical mobility, unemployment, and home-ownership in an economy with heterogeneous locations, endogenous construction, and search frictions in the...

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Immobility and the Brexit vote

Neil Lee, Katy Morris and Thomas Kemeny.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Analysis; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 10651 words.

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Popular explanations of the Brexit vote have centred on the division between cosmopolitan internationalists who voted Remain and geographically rooted...

The Impact of the Syrian Refugee Crisis on Firm Entry and Performance in Turkey

Yusuf Emre Akgündüz, Marcel van den Berg and Wolter Hassink.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Household Analysis. 9226 words.

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We analyze how the Syrian refugee inflows into Turkey affected firm entry and performance. To estimate the causal effects, we use instrumental...

Migration, Fixed Costs, and Location-Specific Amenities: A Hazard Analysis for a Panel of Males

Wallace E. Huffman and Tubagus Feridhanusetyawan.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Analysis; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 9267 words.

This article presents econometric estimates of the adult working-age male hazard function of interstate migration fitted to data obtained from migration decisions of adult males over a...

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The Migration of Young Adults from Non-Metropolitan Counties

Bradford Mills and Gautam Hazarika.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 2001; p ublished online May 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Analysis; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 0 words.

This article examines young adult migration from non-metropolitan counties to either different non-metropolitan counties or to metropolitan areas. The results show that expected gains in...

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Migration, relationship capital and international travel: theory and evidence

Philip McCann, Jacques Poot and Lynda Sanderson.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2010; p ublished online September 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Analysis; International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Sociology; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 13013 words.

In this article we consider how international migration is related to the frequency and duration of trips to the home country. For many migrants, international migration triggers a series...

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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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Poverty Amid Prosperity: Farm Employment, Immigration, and Poverty in California

Philip L. Martin and J. Edward Taylor.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 1998; p ublished online December 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Household Analysis; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

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Racial integration, ethnic diversity, and prejudice: empirical evidence from a study of the British National Party

Clive Lennox.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2012; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Analysis; Demographic Economics; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 9360 words.

Does contact with ethnic minorities exacerbate or lower the racial prejudice of whites? To provide empirical evidence on this question, I examine the recruitment of members by the British...

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Recent Immigration and Economic Outcomes in Rural America

Mark D. Partridge, Dan S. Rickman and Kamar Ali.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2008; p ublished online December 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Analysis; Demographic Economics; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 4670 words.

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Recent International Immigrants and Their Impact on America's Rural Communities: Discussion

Wallace E. Huffman.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2008; p ublished online December 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Analysis; Demographic Economics; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 1156 words.

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