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Working Paper
Conflict, Disasters, and No Jobs: Reasons for International Migration from Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has the highest growth rate in net international migration in the world. The reasons for this migration are investigated in this paper...

Emigration and immigration Labor demand Natural disasters
Working Paper
Trade Liberalization and the Self-employed in Mexico

In this paper I examine the trend in income inequality and poverty among the self-employed workers in Mexico over the last two decades (1984–2002)...

Equality and inequality Labor demand Poverty
Book Chapter
ICT Opportunities and Challenges for Development in the Arab Region

From the book: New Economy in Development

Economic development Information technology Labor demand
Book Chapter
Skill Requirements, Earnings and Labour Demand in Nigeria's Urban Informal Sector

From the book: Informal Labour Markets and Development

Informal sector (Economics) Labor demand Urban economics
Working Paper
The Microeconomics of Inequality, Poverty and Market Liberalizing Reforms

This paper illustrates how the use of microeconometric techniques can be used to uncover the micro dynamics behind macro shocks...

Equality and inequality Income distribution Labor demand
Journal Article
Foreign Trade and the Gender Earnings Differential in Urban Mexico

Part of Journal Special Issue Developing Countries in the WTO Regime

Discrimination in employment Free trade International trade
Working Paper
Return International Migration and Geographical Inequality: The Case of Egypt

This paper explores entrepreneurship amongst return migrants, how their business locations and characteristics differ from other businesses, and the implications for rural-urban inequality...

Economic development Economic aspects (Emigration and immigration) Human capital
Journal Article
Return International Migration and Geographical Inequality: The Case of Egypt

Part of Journal Special Issue Spatial Issues in Africa

Economic development Economic aspects (Emigration and immigration) Human capital
Working Paper
Foreign Trade and the Gender Earnings Differential in Urban Mexico

This paper examines the effect of foreign trade induced product market competition, upon workplace gender discrimination in urban Mexico as measured by the gender earnings differential...

Discrimination in employment Free trade International trade
Working Paper
Labour-Use Efficiency in Tunisian Manufacturing Industries: A Flexible Adjustment Model

This paper investigates the process of adjustment in employment. A dynamic model is applied to a panel of six Tunisian manufacturing industries observed over the period 1971–96. The adjustment process is industry and time specific...

Commercial policy Labor demand Manufacturing
Working Paper
ICT Opportunities and Challenges for Development in the Arab World

This paper examines the status of ICT in the Arab world and the potential opportunities and challenges that ICT is expected to create for development in the region...

Economic development Information technology Labor demand
Book Chapter
Cross-Border Movements of People

From the book: Governing Globalization

Globalization Income distribution Labor demand
Journal Article
New Economy and ICT Development in China

Part of Journal Special Issue The New Economy

Equality and inequality Industrial policy Information technology
Working Paper
New Economy and ICT Development in China

The rapid development and diffusion of the information and communications technology (ICT) is the major driving force of the New Economy...

Equality and inequality Industrial policy Information technology
Blog
Global Production Networks: Risks and Opportunities
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by Henryk Kierzkowski Globalization, a term that has entered everyday usage, means more than the intensification of trade relations...

Business networks Globalization Labor demand
Working Paper
Cross-Border Movements of People

This paper sketches a profile of international labour migration over the past fifty years and draws a distinction between different categories of labour flows in the contemporary world economy...

Globalization Income distribution Labor demand
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