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IZA Journal of Migration and IZA Journal of Labor and Development have merged to form the IZA Journal of Development and Migration. The archives of published articles in IZA Journal of Migration and IZA Journal of Labor and Development are available here.


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  1. Content type: Original article

    This paper examines the influence of Congolese refugees on host communities in Rwanda, with a focus on labour market activity and economic welfare. The analysis takes advantage of newly collected survey data f...

    Authors: Craig Loschmann, Özge Bilgili and Melissa Siegel

    Citation: IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2019 9:5

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  2. Content type: Original article

    We study transitions between different types of formal and informal employment using retrospective job histories from a new survey in Bangladesh. Workers transitioning between jobs are most likely to remain in...

    Authors: Italo A. Gutierrez, Krishna B. Kumar, Minhaj Mahmud, Farzana Munshi and Shanthi Nataraj

    Citation: IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2019 9:3

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  3. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article (Gustafsson et al., 2017), the authors reported a list of errors.

    Authors: Bjorn Anders Gustafsson, Hanna Mac Innes and Torun Österberg

    Citation: IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2019 9:2

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    The original article was published in IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2017 7:1

  4. Content type: Original article

    We explore patterns of successive migration within rural households in Ghana and the impact that these successive migrants have on household welfare outcomes. Specifically, we use a household panel survey coll...

    Authors: Eva-Maria Egger and Julie Litchfield

    Citation: IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2019 9:1

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  5. Content type: Original article

    Having a family member migrant reduces not only the labor force participation but also the job satisfaction of those left behind. Migrants’ relatives build their expectations on earnings from migration through...

    Authors: Ilhom Abdulloev

    Citation: IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2018 8:21

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  6. Content type: Original article

    The basic economic model of labor supply has a very clear prediction of what we should expect when an adult receives an unexpected cash windfall: they should work less and earn less. This intuition underlies c...

    Authors: Sarah Baird, David McKenzie and Berk Özler

    Citation: IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2018 8:22

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  7. Content type: Original article

    The frequency of labor inspections in Brazil increased in the late 1990s. In the years that followed, between 2003 and 2007, formal employment expanded significantly in the country. This paper examines whether...

    Authors: Ana Abras, Rita K. Almeida, Pedro Carneiro and Carlos Henrique L. Corseuil

    Citation: IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2018 8:24

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  8. Content type: Original article

    We examine the role of between- and within-firm mobility in the early-career outcomes of immigrant men. Among Canadian workers with less than 10 years of potential experience, we find that visible minority imm...

    Authors: Mohsen Javdani and Andrew McGee

    Citation: IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2018 8:20

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  9. Content type: Original article

    There is potential for measurement problems in both retrospective and panel microdata. In this paper, we compare results on basic indicators related to labor markets and their dynamics from retrospective and p...

    Authors: Ragui Assaad, Caroline Krafft and Shaimaa Yassin

    Citation: IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2018 8:17

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  10. Content type: Original article

    In this paper, we study on a comparative basis the school-to-work transition of young women and young men in six countries in sub-Saharan Africa, and we examine how this has evolved over recent years, based on...

    Authors: Jane Mariara, Andy McKay, Andy Newell and Cinzia Rienzo

    Citation: IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2018 8:16

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  11. Content type: Original article

    This paper investigates the effects of person-, firm-, industry-, and business strategy-specific characteristics on the survival of youth-owned urban micro and small enterprises in Ethiopia. It employs nonpara...

    Authors: Tasssew Woldehanna, Wolday Amha and Manex B. Yonis

    Citation: IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2018 8:14

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  12. Content type: Original article

    Youth unemployment and underemployment are serious concerns in sub-Saharan Africa, especially given the region’s young population. The barriers young people face stem both from skills deficiencies and from wea...

    Authors: Gordon Betcherman and Themrise Khan

    Citation: IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2018 8:13

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  13. Content type: Original article

    We exploit the size of the 2010 Ecuadorian Census to estimate the effect of remittances on secondary school enrollment across four key dimensions: gender, household wealth, rural vs. urban, and family migratio...

    Authors: José R. Bucheli, Alok K. Bohara and Matías Fontenla

    Citation: IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2018 8:10

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  14. Content type: Original article

    Using the data from the three waves (1995, 2002, and 2008) of the Chinese Household Income Project (CHIP), this paper investigates the impact of land tenure security on farmers’ labor market outcomes in rural ...

    Authors: Hongqin Chang, Ping Ai and Yuan Li

    Citation: IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2018 8:9

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  15. Content type: Original article

    This paper documents the changing structure of wages in India over the post-reform era, the roughly two-decade period since 1993. To investigate the factors underlying these changes, a supply-demand framework ...

    Authors: Hanan G. Jacoby and Basab Dasgupta

    Citation: IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2018 8:8

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  16. Content type: Original article

    Previous studies suggest that displacement is one of the channels through which conflict impacts schooling outcomes. However, there is scarce evidence on this impact for those who are displaced internationally...

    Authors: Sonja Fransen, Carlos Vargas-Silva and Melissa Siegel

    Citation: IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2018 8:6

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  17. Content type: Original article

    This paper examines the optimal migration duration of Mexican immigrants in the USA using individual-level data from the Mexican Migration Project (MMP). A simple theoretical model rationalizes the decision of...

    Authors: Carmen E. Carrión-Flores

    Citation: IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2018 8:3

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  18. Content type: Original article

    Using a unique administrative dataset, this study investigates the employment and earnings trajectories of temporary foreign workers (TFWs) during the years surrounding their acquisition of permanent residence...

    Authors: Wen Ci, Feng Hou and René Morissette

    Citation: IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2018 8:2

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  19. Content type: Original article

    I conducted an audit study in Yangon, Myanmar, to examine the effects of foreign labor market experience on employment outcomes in the Myanmar labor market focusing on three skilled occupation groups—software ...

    Authors: Saw Htay Wah

    Citation: IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2018 8:1

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  20. Content type: Original article

    This study investigates intergenerational earnings mobility in Korea for sons born between 1958 and 1973 and compares Korea’s mobility to that of other nations. It uses data from the Korea Labor and Income Pan...

    Authors: Soobin Kim

    Citation: IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2017 7:21

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  21. Content type: Original article

    The recent emergence and expansion of non-contributory pension programmes across low- and middle-income countries responds and contributes to a larger attention towards the population of elderly individuals in...

    Authors: Rafael Novella and Javier Olivera

    Citation: IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2017 7:19

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  22. Content type: Correction

    In the original version of this article (Nickell & Saleheen, 2017), published on 11 October 2017, there is an error in the “Country of Birth” section in Appendix 1. In this Correction the incorrect and correct ve...

    Authors: Stephen Nickell and Jumana Saleheen

    Citation: IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2017 7:20

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    The original article was published in IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2017 7:15

  23. Content type: Original article

    The effect of violence on people’s residential choice remains a debated topic in the literature on crime and conflict. We examine the case of the drug war in Mexico, which dramatically increased the number of ...

    Authors: Sukanya Basu and Sarah Pearlman

    Citation: IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2017 7:18

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  24. Content type: Original article

    This study specifies and applies a gravity model to provide empirical evidence on determinants of emigration from Turkey to 31 destination European countries over the period between 1960 and 2013. Results unde...

    Authors: Dinçer Dedeoğlu and H. Deniz Genç

    Citation: IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2017 7:17

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  25. Content type: Original article

    There is a consensus among academics that immigration has little or no effect on native British wages, but these studies have not refined their analysis by occupations. Our contribution is to extend the litera...

    Authors: Stephen Nickell and Jumana Saleheen

    Citation: IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2017 7:15

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    The Correction to this article has been published in IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2017 7:20

  26. Content type: Original article

    Illegal immigration has been the focus of much debate in receiving countries, but little is known about the drivers of individual attitudes towards illegal immigrants. To study this question, we use the CCES s...

    Authors: Giovanni Facchini, Anna Maria Mayda and Riccardo Puglisi

    Citation: IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2017 7:14

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  27. Content type: Original article

    The integration or mixing of immigrants with non-immigrants is an important issue in many countries. There are various forms of mixing. We consider here cross-parenting, the bearing of children with one immigr...

    Authors: Frank Trevor Denton and Byron Grant Spencer

    Citation: IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2017 7:13

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    The Correction to this article has been published in IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2017 7:16

  28. Content type: Original article

    This paper explores the impact of Spanish language proficiency on immigrant earnings in Spain using an instrumental variable quantile regression approach. The impact is on average roughly 17.2% but varies subs...

    Authors: Santiago Budría, Carlos Martinez de Ibarreta and Pablo Swedberg

    Citation: IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2017 7:12

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  29. Content type: Original article

    Crime rates in Papua New Guinea’s capital city of Port Moresby are among the highest in the world. Few youth work, and good jobs are scarce. In 2013, the National Capital District Commission partnered with the...

    Authors: Oleksiy Ivaschenko, Darian Naidoo, David Newhouse and Sonya Sultan

    Citation: IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2017 7:9

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  30. Content type: ORIGINAL ARTICLE

    We analyze the determinants of emigration at the individual and household level, using three waves of the Egyptian labor market panel survey (ELMPS) covering the 1998–2012 period. Exploiting the panel structur...

    Authors: Anda David and Joachim Jarreau

    Citation: IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2017 7:6

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  31. Content type: Original article

    While destination-country education provides many potential advantages for immigrants, empirical studies in Australia, Canada and the USA have produced mixed results on the labour outcomes of immigrants who ar...

    Authors: Feng Hou and Yuqian Lu

    Citation: IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2017 7:5

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