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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Austerity in America: gender and community consequences of restructuring the public sector

Amy K. Glasmeier and Christa R. Lee-Chuvala.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2011; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Particular Labour Markets; Demographic Economics; Health, Education, and Welfare. 8733 words.

One in three jobs is generated by the public sector and requires workers with advanced schooling. Since the 1970s, private sector wages for men have stagnated while their educational...

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Economic Development Prospects of Forest-Dependent Communities: Analyzing Trade-offs Using a Compromise-Fuzzy Programming Framework

Emina Krcmar and G. Cornelis van Kooten.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 2008; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Primary Products; Demographic Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation. 8370 words.

Many aboriginal communities look to forest resources for short- and long-term employment, adequate timber for mills, an even flow of wood fiber for community stability, and financial...

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Ethnicity and gender in the labour market in Central and South-Eastern Europe

Niall O’Higgins.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics. 11509 words.

The Roma are both the largest ‘minority’ ethnic group in Central and South-Eastern Europe (CSEE) and the one that suffered most from transition to the market. Still today, nearly 40 years...

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Community-level Impacts of AIDS-Related Mortality: Panel Survey Evidence from Zambia*

Thomas S. Jayne, Antony Chapoto, Elizabeth Byron, Mukelabai Ndiyoi, Petan Hamazakaza, Suneetha Kadiyala and Stuart Gillespie.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Economics of Health. 6089 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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The Impact of Networks and the Context of Reception on Asset Accumulation Strategies of Latino Newcomers in New Settlement Communities of the Midwest

Corinne Valdivia, Pedro Dozi, Stephen Jeanetta, Lisa Y. Flores, Domingo Martínez and Anne Dannerbeck.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2008; p ublished online December 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Demographic Economics; Household Analysis. 3862 words.

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Political environments and labour market opportunities as contributors to housing indebtedness: a US state-level analysis

Kevin T. Leicht.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Economic Development. 8348 words.

In this paper, I suggest that one creator of state-level economic inequalities is the ability to accumulate personal debt through home mortgage financing schemes. My analysis assesses the...

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Child Growth, Shocks, and Food Aid in Rural Ethiopia

Takashi Yamano, Harold Alderman and Luc Christiaensen.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 2005; p ublished online May 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Economics of Health; Economic Development; International Finance. 10095 words.

Child stunting in Ethiopia has persisted at alarming rates, despite enormous amounts of food aid, often procured in response to shocks. Using nationally representative data, the study finds...

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Same difference? Minority ethnic inventors, diversity and innovation in the UK

Max Nathan.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2015; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Demographic Economics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 16058 words.

Minority ethnic inventors play important roles in US innovation, especially in high-tech regions such as Silicon Valley. Do ‘ethnicity–innovation’ channels exist elsewhere? Ethnicity could...

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Determinants of Children's Nutritional Status in Kenya: Evidence from Demographic and Health Surveys

Jane Kabubo-Mariara, Godfrey K. Ndenge and Domisiano K. Mwabu.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2009; p ublished online December 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economics of Health; Demographic Economics. 7619 words.

This paper uses a pooled sample of the 1998 and 2003 Demographic and Health Survey data sets for Kenya to analyse the determinants of children's nutritional status. We investigate the...

Motherhood and market work decisions in institutional context: a European perspective

Daniela Del Boca, Silvia Pasqua and Chiara Pronzato.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2009; p ublished online December 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Demographic Economics. 9730 words.

This paper explores the impact of social polices and labour market conditions on women's decisions on work and childbearing. This is analysed using data from the European Community...

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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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Is there a link between quality of employment and indebtedness? the case of urban low-income households in Ecuador

Maria Sagrario Floro and John Messier.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2011; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Demographic Economics; Economic Development. 11849 words.

The paper explores the incidence of high indebtedness or financial stress among urban, poor households in Ecuador and demonstrates its relation with the quality of employment. We argue that...

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Collecting Sex Disaggregated Data to Improve Development Policies

Cheryl Doss.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Economic Development. 8164 words.

This paper discusses the need for better data, the possibilities for collecting such data, and the initial findings of efforts to gather sex disaggregated data on important economic...

Airports, Air Pollution, and Contemporaneous Health

Wolfram Schlenker and W. Reed Walker.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Demographic Economics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 23903 words.

We link daily air pollution exposure to measures of contemporaneous health for communities surrounding the twelve largest airports in California. These airports are some of the largest...

The Decision to Invest in Child Quality over Quantity: Household Size and Household Investment in Education in Vietnam

Hai-Anh H. Dang and F. Halsey Rogers.

in The World Bank Economic Review

January 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education and Research Institutions; Demographic Economics; Economic Development; Economywide Country Studies; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions. 16900 words.

During Vietnam's two decades of rapid economic growth, its fertility rate has fallen sharply at the same time that its educational attainment has risen rapidly—macro trends that are...