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1st Edition

Migration And The Labor Market In Developing Countries

ISBN 9780367171858
Published December 17, 2020 by Routledge
270 Pages

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Book Description

This book clarifies the linkages among income distribution, migration, surplus labor, and poverty in developing countries. It assesses the implications of different key characteristics of labor markets for the response of labor supply to the hiring of additional urban workers.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. The Structure of Labor Markets and Shadow Prices in LDCs 2. Urban Unemployment in LDCs: Towards a More General 3. Notes on the Estimation of Migration Decision Functions 4. Measuring the Difference Between Rural and Urban Incomes 5. Out-Migration, Rural Productivity, and the Distribution of Income 6. Migration from Rural Areas of Poor Countries: The Impact on Rural Productivity and Income Distribution 7. Conclusion: Some Themes and Unresolved Issues

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