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Rural-to-urban migration: improving labour market prospects

Jinhage, Amanda (2016) Rural-to-urban migration: improving labour market prospects. International Growth Centre Blog (16 Nov 2016). Blog.

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Abstract

A conference co-hosted by the IGC and the Stanford Center for International Development yielded multiple insights on the potential benefits of migration to cities for generating economic growth in developing countries. Reducing transport costs through transport subsidies and better roads allows people to work urban jobs with higher wages.

Item Type: Website (Blog)
Official URL: http://www.theigc.org/
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
Sets: Research centres and groups > International Growth Centre (IGC)
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2017 15:11
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2017 07:36
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/81699

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