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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...

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...

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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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 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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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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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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Separate Worlds? Explaining the current wave of regional economic polarization

Michael Storper.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis; Economic Development; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 12253 words.

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Interregional and intermetropolitan economic divergence is greater in many western developed countries than it has been in many decades. Divergence...

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...