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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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Deporting social capital: Implications for immigrant communities in the United States

Jacqueline Hagan, David Leal and Nestor Rodriguez.

in Migration Studies

November 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Labour and Demographic Economics; Human Geography; International Relations; Migration Studies. 9827 words.

The United States currently removes approximately 400,000 individual migrants each year, which represents close to an eightfold increase since the mid-1990s. While scholars have studied the...

Welfare Implications of Community Forest Plantations in Developing Countries: The Orissa Social Forestry Project

Gunnar Köhlin and Gregory S. Amacher.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 2005; p ublished online November 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Welfare Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Economic Development. 9944 words.

Community forest plantations are a common intervention in developing countries. We use household and remote sensing data from Orissa, India, to estimate welfare effects of community forest...

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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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Evaluating England's ‘New Deal for Communities’ programme using the difference-in-difference method

Roxana Gutiérrez Romero and Michael Noble.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Planning and Policy; Publicly Provided Goods; Regional Government Analysis; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 8153 words.

The New Deal for Communities (NDC) programme was designed to bridge the gap in living standards between 39 of the most deprived neighbourhoods in England and the rest of the country. This...

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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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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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Occupation and Gender

Patricia Cortes and Jessica Pan.

in The Oxford Handbook of Women and the Economy

July 2018; p ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Labour and Demographic Economics. 12575 words.

Occupational differences by gender remain a common feature of labor markets. This chapter begins by documenting recent trends in occupational segregation and its implications. It then...

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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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Work–life ‘balance’ and gendered (im)mobilities of knowledge and learning in high-tech regional economies

Al James.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2014; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 13163 words.

Over the past three decades, economic geographers have explored how the spatial co-location of firms in regional industrial agglomerations helps foster learning, innovation and economic...

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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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Bilocca [née Marshall], Lillian [Lil] (1929–1988), trawler safety campaigner

Brian W. Lavery.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics. 1412 words.

Bilocca [née Marshall], Lillian [Lil] (1929–1988), trawler safety campaigner, was born in a 'two-up, two-down' at 7 Welton Terrace, Wassand Street, Hull, Yorkshire, in the city's Hessle...

Sexual and Communication Networks of Internet-Mediated Prostitution

Luis E. C. Rocha, Fredrik Liljeros and Petter Holme.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Prostitution

October 2016; p ublished online December 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Labour and Demographic Economics; Industry Studies. 16435 words.

This chapter examines prostitution as a socioeconomic phenomenon and discusses its contribution to the spread of sexually transmitted infections. Using online network data from...

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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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Resilience from the micro perspective

Justin Doran and Bernard Fingleton.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Other Economic Systems. 8781 words.

Perhaps uniquely, we combine individual-level data from the American Community Survey 2005–2011 with aggregate data for small areas to examine the resilience of individuals’ wages to the...

More skilled, better paid: labour-market returns to postsecondary vocational education

Petri Böckerman, Mika Haapanen and Christopher Jepsen.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Education and Research Institutions. 9550 words.

Abstract

Outside the USA, relatively little is known about the labour-market returns to postsecondary vocational (or polytechnic) education. Yet, polytechnics...

Religious Norms, Human Capital, and Money Lending in Jewish European History

Maristella Botticini and Zvi Eckstein.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Religion

January 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Labour and Demographic Economics; Economic History. 8673 words.

Circa 1000, the main occupations of the large Jewish community in Muslim Spain and of the small Jewish communities in southern Italy, France, and Germany were local trade and long-distance...

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The Impact of Immigration Enforcement on the U.S. Farming Sector

Genti Kostandini, Elton Mykerezi and Cesar Escalante.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2014; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Agricultural Economics. 10720 words.

We examine the effects of local immigration enforcement efforts on U.S. agriculture in dozens of U.S. counties from 2002–2010 by using variations in the timing of adoption of 287(g)...

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Introduction

Inas R. Kelly and John Komlos.

in The Oxford Handbook of Economics and Human Biology

P ublished online January 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Microeconomics; Labour and Demographic Economics. 2589 words.

The Oxford Handbook of Economics and Human Biology introduces the scholarly community to the relationship between economic processes and human biology. A society’s biological well-being is...

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Low-Skilled Immigrants and the US Labor Market

Brian Duncan and Stephen J. Trejo.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Poverty

November 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Labour and Demographic Economics; Health, Education, and Welfare. 18982 words.

This article discusses the labor market integration of immigrants, the socioeconomic attainment of the U.S.-born descendants of immigrants, and the impact of immigration on the wages and...

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