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Blog
Migration and the transfer of gender and democratic norms

Despite the large attention received in the global development debate over the past years, gender inequalities still strongly persist throughout the world. Similarly, democratic and equal institutions are far from standing firm in all countries...

Emigration and immigration Human capital Migration, Internal
Working Paper
Labour and migration in rural Vietnam

This paper provides an overview of the characteristics of migrant households and analyses the effects of migration in Vietnam, on the basis of the Vietnam Access to Resources Household Survey conducted in 2012 and 2014...

Emigrant remittances Households Labor mobility
Working Paper
Poverty and Ethnicity Among Black South Africans

This paper investigates inequalities across the major black ethnic groups in South Africa, accounting for 80 per cent of the country’s population...

Ethnic relations Income Migration, Internal
Book Chapter
Social Policies or Private Solidarity?: The Equalizing Role of Migration and Remittances in El Salvador

From the book: Falling Inequality in Latin America

Emigrant remittances Equality and inequality Migration, Internal
Working Paper
Social Policies or Private Solidarity?: The Equalizing Role of Migration and Remittances in El Salvador

This paper reviews the pattern of poverty rates and income inequality in El Salvador since the 1990s...

Emigrant remittances Equality and inequality Migration, Internal
Book Chapter
Globalization and Exclusionary Urban Growth in Asian Countries

From the book: Urbanization and Development in Asia

Globalization Migration, Internal Government policy (Poor)
Book Chapter
Globalizing Shanghai: International Migration and the Global City

From the book: Urbanization and Development in Asia

Emigration and immigration Labor mobility Migration, Internal
Book Chapter
Fiscal Decentralization and Urbanization in Indonesia

From the book: Urbanization and Development in Asia

Economic policy Labor market Labor mobility
Book Chapter
Place and Identity on the Borderland between Old and New in Shanghai: A Case Study

From the book: Urbanization and Development in Asia

Sociological aspects (Economics) Economic aspects (Land use) Migration, Internal
Working Paper
Migration and Inheritance Practices in the Bolivian Altiplano

Most theoretical approaches to inheritance assume that parents are the key actors of bequest decisions. However, in a context of important migration, children may play an active role in the inheritance process...

Inheritance and succession Land tenure Land use
Working Paper
Is Internal Migration Bad for Receiving Urban Centres?: Evidence from Brazil, 1995-2000

During the twentieth century, internal migration and urbanization shaped Brazil’s economic and social landscape...

Economic development Migration, Internal Urban economics
Journal Article
African Urbanization as Flight?: Some Policy Implications of Geography

Part of Journal Special Issue African Development in an Urban World

Economic growth Migration, Internal Urbanization
Journal Article
Passage, Profit, Protection, and the Challenge of Participation: Building and Belonging in African Cities

Part of Journal Special Issue African Development in an Urban World

Migration, Internal Population Regional economics
Journal Article
Contemporary South African Urbanization Dynamics

Part of Journal Special Issue African Development in an Urban World

Migration, Internal Population Urbanization
Blog
Female Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries

Maria Minniti and Wim Naudé In recent years, the rate of new business formation by women has significantly outpaced the rate of new business formation by men across all ethnic groups in the USA...

Discrimination in employment Economic development Entrepreneurship
Working Paper
Globalizing Shanghai: International Migration and the Global City

Cities are the focal point for the mobility of talents, located between the nations and firms, states and educational institutions...

Emigration and immigration Labor mobility Migration, Internal
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