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Journal ArticleGlobalization and Formal Sector Migration in Brazil
Part of Journal Special Issue Globalization, Poverty, and Inequality in Latin AmericaCommercial policy Globalization International business enterprises
Journal ArticleSeasonal Migration and Early Childhood Development
Part of Journal Special Issue Globalization, Poverty, and Inequality in Latin AmericaChildren Households Income
Working PaperGlobalization 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 PaperFiscal 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 PaperPassage, 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 PaperIdentity 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 PaperDrivers 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 PaperParsing 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 ChapterParsing the Urban Poverty Puzzle: A Multi-generational Panel Study in Rio de Janeiro’s Favelas, 1968–2008
From the book: Urbanization and DevelopmentMethodology (Economics) Housing Migration, Internal
Book ChapterChina, South Africa, and the Lewis Model
From the book: The Rise of China and IndiaLabor supply Migration, Internal Unemployment
Book ChapterVulnerability Dynamics and HIV Risk in the Semi-Arid Tropics of Rural Andhra Pradesh
From the book: Vulnerability in Developing CountriesAgriculture Health Migration, Internal
Working PaperLivelihood 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 PaperSeasonal 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 ArticleDistributional Impact of Globalization-induced Migration: Evidence from a Nigerian Village
Part of Journal Special Issue Globalization-Poverty Channels and Case Studies from Sub-Saharan AfricaEquality and inequality Globalization Migration, Internal
Working PaperGlobalization 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 PaperChina, 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