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Working Paper
Following in their footsteps: an analysis of the impact of successive migration on rural household welfare in Ghana

The decision to migrate is often influenced by the experience of earlier migrants from one’s household. Earlier migrants provide information on likely opportunities and potential risks and can offer support at destination to later migrants...

Migration Ghana Asset index
Working Paper
Fiscal pressure of migration & horizontal fiscal inequality: Evidence from Indian experience

This paper examines the patterns and trends in inter-state migration across Indian states and observes that migration is affected by demographic profile as well as the fiscal profile of states...

Migration Inequality Demography
A WIDER perspective on migration

While many WIDER Development Conferences emerge from ongoing projects, our latest conference in October — ‘ Migration and mobility: New frontiers for research and policy ’ — offered a different opportunity: to focus attention ...

Migration Refugees
Photo: Albert Gonzalez Farran / UNAMID Migration and mobility - new frontiers for research and policy
5 October 20176 October 2017
ISSER Conference Hall, P.O Box LG 74 Legon-Accra, Botanical Gardens Rd, Accra, Ghana
Past event
Working Paper
Does migration affect education of girls and young women in Tajikistan?

We study how migration affects education of girls in Tajikistan—the poorest post-Soviet state and one of the most remittance-dependent economies in the world...

Female empowerment Girls' education Migration
Working Paper
Migration and the autonomy of women left behind

This paper investigates the impact of migration of male household heads on the autonomy of their spouses...

Migration women empowerment female autonomy
Why migrants need to be factored into responses to unexpected crises

No country is immune from unexpected crises, such as sudden breakouts of violence, war, or natural disasters...

Migration Humanitarian assistance
The root causes of large scale forced migration

Director Finn Tarp made a contribution on international migration in a policy seminar hosted by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland.

24 August 2016
Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, Laivastokatu 22, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Climate Change and Migration

Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Parallel 3.1

Climate change Vulnerability Ecology
Urbanization and development in Asia: Multidimensional perspectives

Presenter: Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis, UNDP Nepal, formerly UNU-WIDER Senior Research Fellow. Over the last few decades, globalization has had a visible effect on urbanization and migration patterns across much of Asia. Analyses of migration patterns...

16 June 2012
Central European University, Budapest, Hungary
Past event
Fragility and development

Theme: 2006-07

In recent years there is a growing concern within the international donor community regarding the plight of a special group of countries labeled as 'Fragile States'. These states, which according to current donor lists currently numbers more...

Development and Finance Fragility Fragile states
Annual Lecture
WIDER Annual Lecture 6 - Winners and Losers in Two Centuries of Globalization

Professor Jeffrey Williamson of Harvard University accepted the invitation to deliver the 2002 Annual Lecture entitled ‘Winners and Losers in Two Centuries of Globalization’. It took place at the University of Copenhagen on 5 September 2002.

5 September 2002
University of Copenhagen, Nørregade 10, Copenhagen, Denmark
Past event
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