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Stranded! How Rising Inequality Suppressed US Migration and Hurt Those Left Behind

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Source: Stranded! How Rising Inequality Suppressed US Migration and Hurt Those Left Behind

Volume/Issue: 2019/122

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , and Jelle Barkema

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498311373

Keywords: Labor supply, Labor mobility, House price indexes, Labor markets, Housing prices, Migration, Inequality, Economic Opportunity, CBSA, CBSAs

Using bilateral data on migration across US metro areas, we find strong evidence that increasing house price and income inequality has reduced long distance migration, the type most linked to jobs. For those migrat...

Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries1

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Source: Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries

Volume/Issue: 2019/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hidetaka Nishizawa , Scott Roger , and Huan Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498320801

Keywords: Access to foreign markets, Accounting, Accounting standards, Agriculture, Aid flows, Balance of payments, Bank deposits, Bank financing, Banks, Bonds

Pacific island countries (PICs) are vulnerable severe natural disasters, especially cyclones, inflicting large losses on their economies. In the aftermath of disasters, PIC governments face revenue losses and spend...

Stranded! How Rising Inequality Suppressed US Migration and Hurt Those Left Behind

Stranded! How Rising Inequality Suppressed US Migration and Hurt Those Left Behind »

Volume/Issue: 2019/122

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , and Jelle Barkema

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 June 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498311373.001

ISBN: 9781498311373

Keywords: Labor supply, Labor mobility, House price indexes, Labor markets, Housing prices, Migration, Inequality, Economic Opportunity, CBSA, CBSAs

Using bilateral data on migration across US metro areas, we find strong evidence that increasing house price and income inequality has reduced long distance migration, the type most linked to jobs. For those migrat...

Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries

Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2019/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hidetaka Nishizawa , Scott Roger , and Huan Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498320801.001

ISBN: 9781498320801

Keywords: Access to foreign markets, Accounting, Accounting standards, Agriculture, Aid flows, Balance of payments, Bank deposits, Bank financing, Banks, Bonds

Pacific island countries (PICs) are vulnerable severe natural disasters, especially cyclones, inflicting large losses on their economies. In the aftermath of disasters, PIC governments face revenue losses and spend...