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Migration, Internal
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 Migration, Internal 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 Labor market Labor 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...

Migration, Internal 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...

Sociological aspects (Economics) Economic aspects (Land use) Migration, Internal
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...

Economic aspects (Agriculture) Mathematical models (Economic development) Migration, Internal
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 Migration, Internal
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 Migration, Internal
Book Chapter
China, South Africa, and the Lewis Model

From the book: The Rise of China and India

Labor supply Migration, Internal 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 Migration, Internal
Working Paper
Livelihood Risk from HIV in Semi-Arid Tropics of Rural Andhra Pradesh

This paper discusses the livelihood dynamics in the fragile landscape of the semi arid tropics (SAT) of Andhra Pradesh...

Agriculture Health Migration, Internal
Working Paper
Seasonal Migration and Early Childhood Development

This paper provides unique evidence of the positive consequences of seasonal migration for investments in early childhood development...

Children Households Income
Journal Article
Distributional Impact of Globalization-induced Migration: Evidence from a Nigerian Village

Part of Journal Special Issue Globalization-Poverty Channels and Case Studies from Sub-Saharan Africa

Equality and inequality Globalization Migration, Internal
Working Paper
Globalization and Formal Sector Migration in Brazil

We use novel linked employer–employee data to study the relationship between globalization and formal sector interstate migration for Brazil...

Commercial policy Globalization International business enterprises
Working Paper
China, South Africa, and the Lewis Model

The paper uses the Lewis model as a framework for examining the labour market progress of two labour-abundant countries, China and South Africa, towards labour shortage and generally rising labour real incomes...

Labor supply Migration, Internal Unemployment
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