Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 1-4 of 4 items for:

Social Sciences x Household Analysis x Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies x Economic Development and Growth x clear all

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...

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...

Go to »  abstract

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.


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.


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