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Migration
Working Paper
Social networks, role models, peer effects, and aspirations

We review the literature on pathways through which social networks may influence social mobility in developing countries...

Behavioral economics cultural economics geographic labour mobility
Working Paper
Involuntary migration, inequality, and integration: National and subnational influences

Across the world, we observe different experiences in terms of inequality between migrant and ‘host-country’ populations. What factors contribute to such variation?...

Economic integration Horizontal inequality Inequality
Working Paper
Marriage, work, and migration: The role of infrastructure development and gender norms

Traditional gender norms can restrict independent migration by women, preventing them from taking advantage of economic opportunities in urban non-agricultural industries...

Migration Marriage markets Female labour force participation
Working Paper
The effects of wartime institutions on households’ ability to cope with shocks: Evidence for Colombia

This paper studies the legacies of wartime institutions, measured as rebelocracy, on the ability of households to cope with negative income shocks...

Armed conflict Institutions Migration
Seminar
Oded Stark on a theory of migration as rank-seeking behavior

Oded Stark will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 23 October 2019. Abstract – A theory of migration as rank-seeking behavior By now there is widespread recognition that comparisons with others impinge significantly on wellbeing and elicit...

23 October 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Seminar
Simone Bertoli on co-residence patterns of the individuals left behind by the migrants and their analytical implications: evidence from Mexico

Simone Bertoli will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 18 September 2019. Abstract – Co-residence patterns of the individuals left behind by the migrants and their analytical implications: Evidence from Mexico Co-authors: Elsa Gautrain and...

18 September 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Journal Article
Migration Governance and Policy in the Global South: Introduction and Overview

Building knowledge about migration governance and policy in the Global South is a priority for research and policy...

Governance Migration policy Migration
Journal Special Issue
Migration Governance and Policy in the Global South

Building knowledge about migration governance and policy in the Global South is a priority for research and policy...

Migration Migration policy Governance
Journal Article
Fiscal Pressure of Migration and Horizontal Fiscal Inequality: Evidence from Indian Experience

This article examines the patterns and trends in inter‐State migration across the Indian States and observes that along with the demographic factors, migration is also affected by the fiscal profile of States...

Migration Inequality Demography
Working Paper
Land tenure security and internal migration in Tanzania

In this paper we study the impact of tenure security on rural to urban migration of household members over the age of 15...

Migration Land tenure Tenure security
Working Paper
Crop prices and migration in Vietnam

This paper investigates the effect of commodity prices, in particular rice and coffee, on the individual decision of migrating in Vietnam...

Migration Price shocks
Working Paper
Climate change, rice production, and migration in Vietnamese households

This paper analyses the relationship between climate and migration in rural households in Vietnam...

Climate change Migration Food industry and trade
Blog
Young Afghan refugees and asylum seekers in the UK: Does more education mean better futures?

Education is my freedom ... if I have my education, everything is still possible for me in the future. Mohammed grinned, and looked down at his newly acquired university student card...

Migration Refugees Youth
Blog
Successfully integrating refugee populations: What can we learn from the experience of Vietnamese Americans?

Policy makers should see integration and upward mobility, and not simply placement and survival, as goals of resettlement of refugees...

Migration Refugees Integration
Working Paper
The impact of educational achievement on the integration and wellbeing of Afghan refugee youth in the UK

Unprecedented numbers of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children have arrived in Europe over the last decade, and young Afghans account for the highest proportion of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children across the UK...

Migration Refugees Youth
Working Paper
Economic integration of Afghan refugees in the US, 1980–2015

Using 1990 5% Census and American Community Survey data, we examine the economic integration of Afghan refugees to the US, focusing on employment rates and income levels...

economic capital cultural capital Integration
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