ZEF theme: Migration, mobility and urbanization


Adaawen S.A. and B. Owusu.  2013.  North-South Migration and Remittances in Ghana.  African Review of Economics and Finance, 5 (1)   : 29-45   . Further Information
Bledsoe, H. Caroline and Papa Sow.  2013.  Back to Africa: Second Chances for the Children of West African Immigrants (second version), in The International Handbook on Gender, Migration and Transnationalism. Global and Development Perspectives.  Edited by Laura Oso and Natalia Ribas Mateos, Universidade da Coruña, Spain. Further Information
Sorger, G., Stark, O. and Y. Wang.  2013.  Migration and Dynamics: How a Leakage of Human Capital Lubricates the Engine of Economic Growth.  International Review of Economics and Finance, 28   : 26-37   .
Stark, O.  2013.  On the Economics of Others.  Ekonomista, 5   : 709-715   .
Stark, O. and A. Dorn.  2013.  Do Family Ties with Those Left Behind Intensify or Weaken Migrants’ Assimilation.  Economics Letters, 118   : 1-5   .
Stark, O. and M. Jakubek.  2013.  Integration as a Catalyst for Assimilation.  International Review of Economics and Finance, 28   : 62-70   .
Stark, O. and M. Jakubek.  2013.  Migration Networks as a Response to Financial Constraints: Onset and Endogenous Dynamics.  Journal of Development Economics, 101   : 1-7   .


Eguavoen, I. and W. Tesfai.  2012.  Social impact and impoverishment risks in the Koga irrigation scheme, Blue Nile basin, Ethiopia.  Afrika Focus , 25(1)   : 39-60   .
Stark, O.  2012.  Integration, Social Distress, and Policy Formation.  Economics Letters, 115   : 318-321   .
Stark, O. and L. Byra.  2012.  A Back-Door Brain Drain.  Economics Letters, 116   : 273-276   .
Stark, O., Casarico, A. Devillanova, C. and S. Uebelmesser.  2012.  On the Formation of International Migration Policies When No Country Has an Exclusive Policy-Setting Say.  Regional Science and Urban Economics, 42   : 420-429   .


Stark, O. and C.S. Fan.  2011.  Migration for Degrading Work as an Escape from Humiliation.  Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 77   : 241-247   .
Stark, O. and C.S. Fan.  2011.  A Theory of Migration as a Response to Occupational Stigma.  Review of International Economics, 55   : 549-571   .
Stark, O. and C.S. Fan.  2011.  The Prospect of Migration, Sticky Wages, and "Educated Unemployment".  Review of International Economics, 19   : 277-287   .
Stark, O. and R. Zakharenko.  2011.  Differential Migration Prospects, Skill Formation, and Welfare.  Review of International Economics, 20   : 657-673   .
Tsegai, D. and Q.B . Le..  2011.  District-level spatial anaylsis of migration flows in Ghana: Determinants and implications for policy.  Regional Science Policy and Practice, 3 (2)   : 87-100   . Further Information


Ali, S.N..  2010.  Education as a Means of Smooth Rural-Urban Migration: Some Evidences from Ethiopia.  Ethiopian Journal of Economics, 19 (1)   : 1-27   .
Eguavoen, I.  2010.  Lawbreakers and livelihood makers. Youth-specific poverty and ambiguous livelihood strategies in Africa.  Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies, 5(3)   : 268-273   .
Mielke, K. und C. Schetter.  2010.  Pakistan als Drehscheibe globaler Migrationsströme.  In: B. Chiari B. and C. Schetter (eds.): Pakistan. Wegweiser zur Geschichte. Paderborn: Schöningh.   133-143.  Download [PDF]
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Stark, O.  2010.  Policy Repercussions of “The New Economics of the Brain Drain”.  Ekonomista, 6   : 831-840   .
Stark, O.  2010.  Casting the Naturalization of Asylum Seekers as an Economic Problem.  Economics Letters, 108   : 286-290   .
Sultana, Nayeem.  2010.  Re-visiting the Strength of Weak Ties: Bangladeshi Migration to Malaysia.  Journal of Diaspora Studies, 3(2)   : 115-142   .
Sultana, Nayeem.  2010.  The Solutions of the "Trans-migrants" Dilemma. The Bangladeshi Diaspora in Malaysia.  Dhaka University Journal of Development Studies, 1(1)   : 181-192   .


Adaawen, S. A.  2009.  The North-South Youth Migration and Remittances In Ghana: A Case Study of Accra and Kumasi, Ghana. 
Stark, O.  2009.  Reasons for Remitting.  World Economics, 10   : 147-158   .


Boucher, S., Stark, O. and J.E. Taylor.  2008.  A Gain with a Drain? Evidence from Rural Mexico on the New Economics of the Brain Drain.  In: János Kornai, László Mátyás, and Gérard Roland (eds.): Corruption, Development and Institutional Design. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.  
Evers, H.-D. and S. Gerke.  2008.  Studying Diasporas.  In: Sultana, N. (eds.): The Bangladeshi Diaspora in Malaysia. Organizational Structure, Survival Strategies and Networks. LIT Verlag, Münster.   10-13. 
Fan, C.S. and O. Stark.  2008.  Rural-to-Urban Migration, Human Capital, and Agglomeration.  Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 68   : 234-247   .
Stark, O., Behrens, D.A. and Y. Wang.  2008.  On the Evolutionary Edge of Migration as an Assortative Mating Device.  Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 19   : 95-109   .


Engel, S. and A.M. Ibañez.  2007.  Displacement due to Violence in Colombia: Determinants and Effects at the Household Level.  Economic Development and Cultural Change, 55 (2)   .
Fan, C.S. and O. Stark.  2007.  International Migration and "Educated Unemployment".  Journal of Development Economics, 83   : 76-87   .
Fan, C.S. and O. Stark.  2007.  A Social Proximity Explanation of the Reluctance to Assimilate.  Kyklos, 60   : 55-63   .
Fan, C.S. and O. Stark.  2007.  The Brain Drain, "Educated Unemployment," Human Capital Formation, and Economic Betterment.  Economics of Transition, 15   : 629-660   .
Stark, O.  2007.  Work Effort, Moderation in Expulsion, and Illegal Migration.  Review of Development Economics, 11   : 585-590   .
Stark, O. and C.S. Fan.  2007.  On the Analytics of Seasonal Migration.  Economics Letters, 94   : 304-312   .
Stark, O. and C.S. Fan.  2007.  Losses and Gains to Developing Countries from the Migration of Educated Workers: An Overview of Recent Research, and New Reflections.  World Economics, 8   : 259-269   .
Tsegai D..  2007.  Migration as a household decision: What are the roles of Income differences? Insights from the Volta basin of Ghana.  The European Journal of Development Research, 19 (2)   : 305-326   .


Adaawen, S. A..  2006.  The Socio-Economic Impact of Rural-Urban Migration of the Youth in The Builsa District, U/East Region. 
Codjoe, S.N.A.  2006.  Migrant versus indigenous farmers. An analysis of factors affecting agricultural land use in the transitional agro-ecological zone of Ghana, 1984-2000.  Danish Journal of Geography, Vol. 106, No. 1   : 103-113   .
Konseiga, A..  2006.  Regionalism in West Africa: do polar countries reap the benefits?.  In: Dinello, N. and Aryeetey, E. (eds.): Testing Global Interdependence: Issues on Trade, Aid, Migration and Development. Edward Elga.