ZEF theme: Migration, mobility and urbanization


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.  


Konseiga, A.  2005.  New Patterns in the Human Migration in West Africa.  Vienna Journal of African Studies, 8, Special Issue: African migrations. Historical Perspectives and Contemporary Dynamics   . Download [PDF]
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Stark, O.  2004.  On the Economics of Refugee Flows.  Review of Development Economics, 8   : 325-329   .
Stark, O.  2004.  Rethinking the Brain Drain.  World Development, 32   : 15-22   .


Stark, O.  2003.  Tales of Migration without Wage Differentials: Individual, Family, and Community Contexts.  Institutions and Economic Development, 1   : 79-92   .


Stark, O.  2002.  On a Variation in the Economic Performance of Migrants by their Home Country’s Wage.  Pacific Economic Review, 7   : 115-121   .