Life Earnings and Rural-Urban Migration
This paper is a theoretical study of rural-urban migrationurbanizationas it has occurred in many low-income economies in the postwar period. This process is viewed as a transfer of labor from a traditional, land-intensive technology to a human capitalintensive technology with an unending potential for growth. The model emphasizes the role of cities as places in which new immigrants can accumulate the skills required by modern production technologies.
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