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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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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 Farm Workers Earn Less? An Analysis of the Farm Labor Problem

Micha Gisser and Alberto Dávila.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 1998; p ublished online November 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Particular Labour Markets; Household Analysis; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

During the four decades extending from 1950 to 1960, the ratio of the farm to nonfarm wage fluctuated between 0.45 and 0.55. We employ the Oaxaca technique and the Public Use Microdata...

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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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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...

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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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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Rural Population Decline in the 1980s: Impacts of Farm Structure and Federal Farm Programs

Stephan J. Goetz and David L. Debertin.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 1996; p ublished online August 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Particular Labour Markets; Household Analysis; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

Federal farm program benefits accrue disproportionately to large-scale farm operators, and continue largely because of the political influence of their beneficiaries. Some writers argue...

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Village Political Economy, Land Tenure Insecurity, and the Rural to Urban Migration Decision: Evidence from China

John Giles and Ren Mu.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

March 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Economic Development; Agricultural Economics; Household Analysis. 13231 words.

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This article investigates the impact of land tenure insecurity on the migration decisions of China’s rural residents from 1995 to 2003. The article...