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Internal migration
Journal Article
Internal migration and crime in Brazil

THIS ARTICLE IS ON EARLY VIEW/JUST ACCEPTED MANUSCRIPT/PRE COPY-EDITING Empirical evidence suggests that the social effects of internal migration may be substantially different from those associated with the arrival of international migrants...

Brazil Crime Internal migration
Journal Article
Migrating out of mega-cities: Evidence from Brazil

Traditional economic models predict rural to urban migration during the structural transformation of an economy. In middle-income countries, it is less clear which direction of migration to expect...

Brazil Internal migration Prices
Working Paper
Migrants leaving mega-cities: Where they move and why prices matter

Traditional economic models predict rural to urban migration during the structural transformation of an economy. In middle-income countries, it is less clear which direction of migration to expect...

Brazil Internal migration Prices
Working Paper
Internal migration and crime in Brazil

Empirical evidence suggests that the social effects of internal migration may be substantially different from those associated with the arrival of international migrants...

Brazil Crime Internal migration
Working Paper
The effect of Hukou registration policy on rural-to-urban migrants’ health

Access to social services in China is connected to a system of household registration (Hukou system) determined by place of origin with difficult geographical transferability...

Internal migration Hukou registration system Health outcomes
Blog
Migration and the transfer of gender and democratic norms

Despite the large attention received in the global development debate over the past years, gender inequalities still strongly persist throughout the world. Similarly, democratic and equal institutions are far from standing firm in all countries...

Emigration and immigration Human capital Internal migration
Working Paper
Labour and migration in rural Vietnam

This paper provides an overview of the characteristics of migrant households and analyses the effects of migration in Vietnam, on the basis of the Vietnam Access to Resources Household Survey conducted in 2012 and 2014...

Emigrant remittances Households Labour mobility
Working Paper
Poverty and Ethnicity Among Black South Africans

This paper investigates inequalities across the major black ethnic groups in South Africa, accounting for 80 per cent of the country’s population...

Ethnic relations Income Internal migration
Book Chapter
Social Policies or Private Solidarity?: The Equalizing Role of Migration and Remittances in El Salvador

From the book: Falling Inequality in Latin America

Emigrant remittances Equality and inequality Internal migration
Working Paper
Social Policies or Private Solidarity?: The Equalizing Role of Migration and Remittances in El Salvador

This paper reviews the pattern of poverty rates and income inequality in El Salvador since the 1990s...

Emigrant remittances Equality and inequality Internal migration
Book Chapter
Globalization and Exclusionary Urban Growth in Asian Countries

From the book: Urbanization and Development in Asia

Globalization Internal migration Government policy (Poor)
Book Chapter
Globalizing Shanghai: International Migration and the Global City

From the book: Urbanization and Development in Asia

Emigration and immigration Labour mobility Internal migration
Book Chapter
Fiscal Decentralization and Urbanization in Indonesia

From the book: Urbanization and Development in Asia

Economic policy Labour market Labour mobility
Book Chapter
Place and Identity on the Borderland between Old and New in Shanghai: A Case Study

From the book: Urbanization and Development in Asia

Sociology of economics Land use Internal migration
Working Paper
Migration and Inheritance Practices in the Bolivian Altiplano

Most theoretical approaches to inheritance assume that parents are the key actors of bequest decisions. However, in a context of important migration, children may play an active role in the inheritance process...

Inheritance and succession Land tenure Land use
Working Paper
Is Internal Migration Bad for Receiving Urban Centres?: Evidence from Brazil, 1995-2000

During the twentieth century, internal migration and urbanization shaped Brazil’s economic and social landscape...

Economic development Internal migration Urban economics
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