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Cities, towns, and poverty

migration equilibrium and income distribution in a todaro-type model with multiple destinations

Luc Christiaensen (The World Bank), Joachim De Weerdt (University of Antwerp and KU Leuven), Ravi Kanbur (Cornell University and IZA) ; IZA, Institute of Labor Economics

Should public investment be targeted to big cities or to small towns, if the objective is to minimize national poverty? To answer this policy question we extend the basic Todaro-type model of rural-urban migration to the case of migration from rural areas to two potential destinations, secondary tow...

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Main Author: Christiaensen, Luc J
De Weerdt, Joachim
Kanbur, Ravi
Format: eBook
Language: English
Related: Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ¬[Herausgebendes Organ]
Ort : Verlag : ErscheinungsdatumBonn, Germany : IZA Institute of Labor Economics : April 2017
Extent: 1 Online-Ressource (22 Seiten) : Diagramme
Umfang: (Dateityp; Kodierungsformat)Textdatei; PDF
Series: Discussion paper ; no. 10692
Links: Fulltext
HBZ-ID: HT019307345 » further libraries in North Rhine-Westphalia
Database: ULB Bonn