Emigration And Economic Development: The Case Of The Yemen Arab Republic, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Emigration And Economic Development

The Case Of The Yemen Arab Republic, 1st Edition

By Jon C. Swanson


108 pages

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Paperback: 9780367171582
pub: 2020-03-30
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pub: 2019-04-18

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This book presents an analysis of Yemen's progress towards economic self-sufficiency. The study reveals that minimal investment opportunities and migration-induced labor shortages has driven wages up so much that labor-intensive agriculture is no longer viable and it is cheaper to import grain.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction and Survey of Literature 2. Geography, Climate, and Recent History 3. Subsistence Agriculture, Nutrition, and Cash Cropping 4. History and Pattern of Yemeni Emigration 5. The Economic Consequences of Emigration 6. Summary, Conclusions, and Speculations

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Middle Eastern
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies