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Migration
Book Chapter
Social networks as levers of mobility

From the book: Social mobility in developing countries

Behavioral economics Cultural economics Geographic labour mobility
Book Chapter
Ethnography and social mobility: A review

Part of Journal Special Issue Social mobility in developing countries

Ethnography Inequality Migration
Working Paper
Climate shocks, agriculture, and migration in Nepal: Disentangling the interdependencies

Climate change is expected to increase the risk in agricultural production due to increasing temperatures and rainfall variability. Smallholders can adjust by diversifying income sources, including through migration...

Climate change Migration Agriculture
Working Paper
The legacy of conflict: aggregate evidence from Sierra Leone

This paper studies the general equilibrium impact of civil war in Sierra Leone. I first use an instrumental variable (IV) strategy and geographic conflict variation to estimate reduced-form effects...

Conflict Livelihoods Structural transformation
Working Paper
Migration and the labour market impacts of COVID-19

Using detailed microdata, we document how migration-dependent households are especially vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic...

Migration COVID-19 Panel
Journal Article
Settlement and labour force outcomes for Afghan immigrants and their children in Canada

Part of Journal Special Issue Involuntary Migration, Inequality, and Integration

Afghan immigrants Canada Labour force participation
Journal Article
Challenges to the economic integration of Afghan refugees in the US

Part of Journal Special Issue Involuntary Migration, Inequality, and Integration

Economic capital Cultural capital Integration
Journal Article
Competing contexts of reception in refugee and immigrant incorporation: Vietnamese in West and East Germany

Part of Journal Special Issue Involuntary Migration, Inequality, and Integration

Integration International migration Refugees
Journal Article
Differentiated embedding among the Vietnamese refugees in London and the UK: Fragmentation, complexity, and ‘in/visibility’

Part of Journal Special Issue Involuntary Migration, Inequality, and Integration

First- and second-generation Intra-ethnic divisions Invisivility UK
Journal Article
The resettlement of Vietnamese refugees across Canada over three decades

Part of Journal Special Issue Involuntary Migration, Inequality, and Integration

Canada Earnings Economic integration
Journal Article
Involuntary migration, context of reception, and social mobility: The case of Vietnamese refugee resettlement in the United States

Part of Journal Special Issue Involuntary Migration, Inequality, and Integration

Refugees Involuntary migration Boat people
Journal Article
Involuntary migration, inequality, and integration: National and subnational influences

Part of Journal Special Issue Involuntary Migration, Inequality, and Integration

Economic integration Horizontal inequality Inequality
Journal Article
Crop prices and the individual decision to migrate

Part of Journal Special Issue Understanding agricultural development and change

Migration Price shocks
Blog
Migrant workers in the Covid-19 pandemic

Millions of migrant workers around the world provide valuable income for their families and contribute more broadly to the economies of both their home and host countries...

COVID-19 Migration Global health
Working Paper
Structural transformation, inequality, and inclusive growth in China

In this paper, we analyse the relationship between China’s structural transformation and the inclusiveness of its economic growth...

Inequality Education Migration
Working Paper
The ethnographic approach to social mobility

The ethnographic approach has much to contribute to our understanding of social mobility...

Ethnography Inequality Migration
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