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Migration and Poverty : Towards Better Opportunities for the Poor.

Author: Edmundo Murrugarra; Jennica Larrison; Marcin Sasin
Publisher: Washington : World Bank Publications, 2010.
Series: Directions in Development.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume uses recent research from the World Bank to document and analyze the bidirectional relationship between poverty and migration in developing countries. The case studies chapters compiled in this book (from Tanzania, Nepal, Albania and Nicaragua), as well as the last, policy-oriented chapter? illustrate the diversity of migration experience and tackle the complicated nexus between migration and poverty  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edmundo Murrugarra; Jennica Larrison; Marcin Sasin
ISBN: 9780821384374 0821384376
OCLC Number: 811493196
Description: 1 online resource (288 pages).
Contents: Cover; Half Title Page; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; About the Editors and Contributors; Abbreviations; Chapter 1: Overview; Chapter 2: Patterns of Migration in Tanzania: Kathleen Beegle, Joachim De Weerdt, and Stefan Dercon; Chapter 3: Work-Related Migration and Poverty Reduction in Nepal: Michael Lokshin, Mikhail Bontch-Osmolovski, and Elena Glinskaya; Chapter 4: The Evolution of Albanian Migration and Its Role in Poverty Reduction: Carlo Azzarri, Gero Carletto, Benjamin Davis, and Alberto Zezza. Chapter 5: Migration Choices, Inequality of Opportunities, and Poverty Reduction in Nicaragua: Edmundo Murrugarra and Catalina HerreraChapter 6: How Can Developing Country Governments Facilitate International Migration for Poverty Reduction?: John Gibson and David McKenzie; Index; Back Cover.
Series Title: Directions in Development.

Abstract:

This volume uses recent research from the World Bank to document and analyze the bidirectional relationship between poverty and migration in developing countries. The case studies chapters compiled in this book (from Tanzania, Nepal, Albania and Nicaragua), as well as the last, policy-oriented chapter? illustrate the diversity of migration experience and tackle the complicated nexus between migration and poverty reduction. Two main messages emerge:Although evidence indicates that migration reduces poverty, it also shows that migration opportunities of the poor differ from that of the rest. In.

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