Social Mobility in Developing Countries: Concepts, Methods, and Determinants
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Industrial Policy in the 21st Century – the Challenge for Africa
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Journal ArticleUnravelling a Conceptual Muddle: India's Poverty Statistics in the Light of Basic Demand Theory
For some time now, there has been growing dissatisfaction with the conceptual basis of India’s official poverty statistics, with specific reference to the manner in which the Planning Commission has sought to address the ‘identification&r...Poverty Statistics
Book ChapterTrends in Asylum Migration to Industrialized Countries, 1990-2001
From the book: Poverty, International Migration and AsylumEmigration and immigration Social conflict Statistics
Journal ArticleEstimable Equilibrium Models of Locational Sorting and Their Role in Development Economics
Part of Journal Special Issue Spatial Inequality and DevelopmentChoice Economic equilibrium Regional economics
Working PaperTrends in Asylum Migration to Industrialized Countries: 1990-2001
The purpose of this paper is to outline trends and patterns in movements of asylum-seekers to Western so-called industrialized countries from 1990-2001...Emigration and immigration Social conflict Statistics