Labor migration, poverty, and inequality
Published Online: 4 FEB 2013
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The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration
How to Cite
de Haan, A. 2013. Labor migration, poverty, and inequality. The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration.
- Published Online: 4 FEB 2013
This essay focuses on internal migrants, and links between migration and poverty and inequality. It looks at who these labor migrants are, how many they are, what socioeconomic status they belong to, what causes people to migrate, and what the impact of such migration is on people's and home communities well-being, and the inequality within these communities.
Keywords: employment and unemployment; labor; demography and population studies; labor supply; political economy; colonialism; capitalism; class