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The impact of origin community characteristics on rural-urban out-migration in a developing country

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  • Richard Bilsborrow
  • Thomas McDevitt
  • Sherrie Kossoudji
  • Richard Fuller

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  • Richard Bilsborrow & Thomas McDevitt & Sherrie Kossoudji & Richard Fuller, 1987. "The impact of origin community characteristics on rural-urban out-migration in a developing country," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 24(2), pages 191-210, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:demogr:v:24:y:1987:i:2:p:191-210
    DOI: 10.2307/2061629
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    8. Adams, Richard H., Jr., 1991. "The effects of international remittances on poverty, inequality, and development in rural Egypt:," Research reports 86, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
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    12. Michael Clemens, 2014. "Does Development Reduce Migration? - Working Paper 359," Working Papers 359, Center for Global Development.
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