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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 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...

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...

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...

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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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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