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Rural inequality, wage employment and labour market formation in Africa : historical and micro-level evidence

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    Paper provided by International Labour Organization in its series ILO Working Papers with number 458221.

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    Length: 44 pages
    Date of creation: 2010
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    Publication status: Published in Working paper series, International Labour Office.
    Handle: RePEc:ilo:ilowps:458221

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    Keywords: income distribution; wage differential; rural employment; agricultural employment; poverty; rural area; Africa; répartition du revenu; disparité des salaires; emploi rural; emploi agricole; pauvreté; zone rurale; Afrique; distribución del ingreso; diferencia del salario; empleo rural; empleo agrícola; pobreza; zona rural; Africa;

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    1. Stefan Dercon, 2009. "Rural Poverty: Old Challenges in New Contexts," World Bank Research Observer, World Bank Group, vol. 24(1), pages 1-28, April.
    2. Bhaduri, Amit, 1986. "Forced commerce and agrarian growth," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 14(2), pages 267-272, February.
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    4. Elbers, Chris & Lanjouw, Peter & Mistiaen, Johan & Ozler, Berk & Simler, Kenneth, 2003. "Are Neighbours Equal? Estimating Local Inequality in Three Developing Countries," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
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    8. Carlos Oya & John Sender, 2009. "Divorced, Separated, and Widowed Women Workers in Rural Mozambique," Feminist Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 15(2), pages 1-31.
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    10. Thomas Reardon & J. Edward Taylor & Kostas Stamoulis & Peter Lanjouw & Arsenio Balisacan, 2000. "Effects of Non-Farm Employment on Rural Income Inequality in Developing Countries: An Investment Perspective," Journal of Agricultural Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 51(2), pages 266-288.
    11. Kevane, Michael, 1994. "Village labor markets in Sheikan district, Sudan," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 22(6), pages 839-857, June.
    12. Bob Sutcliffe, 2005. "A Converging or Diverging World?," Working Papers 2, United Nations, Department of Economics and Social Affairs.
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