Some New Thoughts on Migration and Development

  • Oded Stark
Part of the International Economic Association Series book series (IEA)

Abstract

Since some is not one and could well be two, I will devote this chapter to two issues: (a) to voice a concern about the prevailing choice of the dependent variable(s) in research on migration and development, and (b) to draw attention to a new sphere of analysis, if I may call it that, which I consider fruitful and promising in accounting for migration.

Keywords

Migration Income Rium Monopoly 

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© International Economic Association 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Oded Stark
    • 1
  1. 1.Harvard UniversityUSA

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