Session 90:
Internal Migration, Emigration, and Social and Economic Change

Friday, May 4
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Union Square 21
Fourth Floor

Chair: Taryn Dinkelman, Dartmouth College
Discussant: Brian Kovak, Carnegie Mellon University

  1. Dual Economies or Dual Livelihoods? Short-Term Migration from Rural India and Non-Agricultural EmploymentDiane Coffey, Princeton University; John Papp, Princeton University; Dean Spears, Princeton University

  2. Village Political Economy, Land Tenure Insecurity and the Rural to Urban Migration Decision: Evidence from ChinaJohn T. Giles, World Bank Group; Ren Mu, Texas A&M University

  3. Impact of Rural-Urban Migration on Human Capital Development of Migrant ChildrenXin Meng, Australian National University; Chikako Yamauchi, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Japan

  4. Does Internal Migration Improve Overall Well-Being in Ethiopia?Alan de Brauw, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI); Valerie Mueller, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI); Tassew Woldehanna, Addis Ababa University

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