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Internal migration
Journal Article
African Urbanization as Flight?: Some Policy Implications of Geography

Part of Journal Special Issue African Development in an Urban World

Economic growth Internal migration 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

Internal migration Population Regional economics
Journal Article
Contemporary South African Urbanization Dynamics

Part of Journal Special Issue African Development in an Urban World

Internal migration 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 Labour mobility Internal migration
Journal Article
Globalization and Formal Sector Migration in Brazil

Part of Journal Special Issue Globalization, Poverty, and Inequality in Latin America

Commercial policy Globalization International business enterprises
Journal Article
Seasonal Migration and Early Childhood Development

Part of Journal Special Issue Globalization, Poverty, and Inequality in Latin America

Children Households Income
Working Paper
Globalization and Exclusionary Urban Growth in Asian Countries

This paper overviews the debate on the relationship between the measures of globalization, economic growth and pace of urbanization, and speculates on its impact on the quality of life and poverty in the context of Asian countries...

Globalization Internal migration Government policy (Poor)
Working Paper
Fiscal Decentralization and Urbanization in Indonesia

Indonesia went through a process of fiscal decentralization in 2001 involving the devolution of several policymaking and service delivery functions to the subnational tiers of government (provinces and districts)...

Economic policy Labour market Labour mobility
Working Paper
Passage, Profit, Protection and the Challenge of Participation: Building and Belonging in African Cities

Accepting that successful ‘development’ is premised on a population’s participation in a collective undertaking, we must understand urban residents’ interactions and ambitions...

Internal migration Population Regional economics
Working Paper
Identity and Space on the Borderland between Old and New in Shanghai: a Case Study

China's urban geography has been dramatically altered over the past three decades...

Sociology of economics Land use Internal migration
Working Paper
Drivers of Poverty Reduction in Lagging Regions: Evidence from Rural Western China

Using 2000-04 panel data this study analyses the pathways rural households followed out of poverty in two lagging provinces of China, Inner Mongolia and Gansu. Rising labour productivity in agriculture has been key, and still holds much promise...

Agriculture Mathematical models (Economic development) Internal migration
Working Paper
Parsing the Urban Poverty Puzzle: A Multi-generational Panel Study in Rio de Janeiro’s Favelas, 1968–2008

This paper describes the methodology of a longitudinal multi-generational study in the favelas (shantytowns) of Rio de Janeiro from 1968 to 2008...

Methodology (Economics) Housing Internal migration
Book Chapter
Parsing the Urban Poverty Puzzle: A Multi-generational Panel Study in Rio de Janeiro’s Favelas, 1968–2008

From the book: Urbanization and Development

Methodology (Economics) Housing Internal migration
Book Chapter
China, South Africa, and the Lewis Model

From the book: The Rise of China and India

Labour supply Internal migration Unemployment
Book Chapter
Vulnerability Dynamics and HIV Risk in the Semi-Arid Tropics of Rural Andhra Pradesh

From the book: Vulnerability in Developing Countries

Agriculture Health Internal migration
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