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Migration, Human Capital, and Poverty in a Dual-Economy Model of a Developing Country

Migration, Human Capital, and Poverty in a Dual-Economy Model of a Developing Country »

Volume/Issue: 2001/128

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Masson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451855050.001

ISBN: 9781451855050

Keywords: wage, unemployment, employment, unemployed, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty, Economic Development: Regional, Urban, and Rural Analyses,

The coexistence of urban and rural poverty and migration to cities is studied in a dual economy model where the acquisition of skills is costly and involves migration to urban areas. In this model, both the distrib...

Wage Inequality in the United Kingdom, 1975-99

Wage Inequality in the United Kingdom, 1975-99 »

Volume/Issue: 2002/42

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eswar Prasad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451846225.001

ISBN: 9781451846225

Keywords: wage and earnings distribution, micro survey data, between- and within-group inequality, composition effects, wage, employment, total employment, structure of employment,

This paper provides evidence that cross-sectional wage inequality in the U.K. rose sharply in the 1980s, continued to rise moderately through the mid-1990s and has remained essentially unchanged since then. As in t...

Migration, Human Capital, and Poverty in a Dual-Economy Model of a Developing Country

Migration, Human Capital, and Poverty in a Dual-Economy Model of a Developing Country »

Source: Migration, Human Capital, and Poverty in a Dual-Economy Model of a Developing Country

Volume/Issue: 2001/128

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Masson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2001

ISBN: 9781451855050

Keywords: wage, unemployment, employment, unemployed, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty, Economic Development: Regional, Urban, and Rural Analyses,

The coexistence of urban and rural poverty and migration to cities is studied in a dual economy model where the acquisition of skills is costly and involves migration to urban areas. In this model, both the distrib...

5. Transformation of Centrally Planned Economies: Credit Markets and Sustainable Growth

5. Transformation of Centrally Planned Economies: Credit Markets and Sustainable Growth »

Source: Central and Eastern Europe : Roads to Growth

Series: Books

Author(s): Georg Winckler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1992

ISBN: 9781557751997

Keywords: wage, wages, employment, debt, privatization

I. Introduction The transformation of centrally planned economies (CPEs) into well-functioning market economies is likely to be lengthy and complex. During the transitio...

VI Prospects for Self-Sustaining Growth in Eastern Germany

VI Prospects for Self-Sustaining Growth in Eastern Germany »

Source: United Germany : The First Five Years: Performance and Policy Issues

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Karl Habermeier , Robert Corker , Robert Feldman , Tessa Van der Willigen , and H. Vittas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 1995

ISBN: 9781557754721

Keywords: unemployment, wage, inflation, wages, employment

Considerable progress has been made in restructuring the economy of eastern Germany. The system of economic planning in existence at the time of economic and monetary union in mid-1990 has been replaced by a...

Wage Inequality in the United Kingdom, 1975-99

Wage Inequality in the United Kingdom, 1975-99 »

Source: Wage Inequality in the United Kingdom, 1975-99

Volume/Issue: 2002/42

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eswar Prasad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2002

ISBN: 9781451846225

Keywords: wage and earnings distribution, micro survey data, between- and within-group inequality, composition effects, wage, employment, total employment, structure of employment,

This paper provides evidence that cross-sectional wage inequality in the U.K. rose sharply in the 1980s, continued to rise moderately through the mid-1990s and has remained essentially unchanged since then. As in t...