Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Paul Masson
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 September 2001
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...