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UPSE DP 1990-05: Labor Migration, Consumption Scale Economies and Income Variance

Katz and Stark (1986) have proposed two reasons for rational workers to migrate to urban areas even when the urban expected income is lower than rural income. We propose to more, viz., scale economies in consumption and differential income variance in fav

UP-School of Economics
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Canlas, Dante B.; Fabella, Raul V.; labor migration; income; mathematical models;
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