Seeking Opportunities: Migration as an Income Diversification Strategy of Households in Kakamega District in Kenya
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KeywordsMigration; remittances; income diversification; coping strategies; sub-Saharan Africa; Kenya.;
- R23 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Household Analysis - - - Regional Migration; Regional Labor Markets; Population
- Q12 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Micro Analysis of Farm Firms, Farm Households, and Farm Input Markets
- D13 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Household Production and Intrahouse Allocation
NEP fieldsThis paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-AFR-2007-09-24 (Africa)
- NEP-ALL-2007-09-24 (All new papers)
- NEP-CSE-2007-09-24 (Economics of Strategic Management)
- NEP-DEV-2007-09-24 (Development)
- NEP-MIG-2007-09-24 (Economics of Human Migration)
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