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Consumption-smoothing, migration and marriage

Oded Stark


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Consumption-smoothing, migration and marriage by Oded Stark Download PDF EPUB FB2

A significant proportion of migration in low-income countries, particularly in rural areas, is composed of moves by women for the purpose of marriage. We seek to explain these mobility patterns by examining marital arrangements among Indian households.

In particular, we hypothesize that the marriage of daughters to locationally distant, dispersed yet kinship-related Cited by: Downloadable (with restrictions).

A significant proportion of migration in low-income countries, particularly in rural areas, is composed of moves by women for the purpose of marriage.

The authors seek to explain these mobility patterns based on a framework in which the marriage of daughters to locationally distant, dispersed yet kinship-related households is a manifestation of.

Consumption Smoothing, Migration, and Marriage: Evidence from Rural India Mark R. Rosenzweig University of Minnesota Oded Stark Harvard University and Bar-Ilan University A significant proportion of migration migration and marriage book low-income countries, par-ticularly in rural areas, is composed of moves by women for the purpose of marriage.

Downloadable. Migration in India, particularly in rural areas, is dominated by the movements of women for the purpose of marriage. migration and marriage book We seek to explain these mobility patterns by examining marital arrangements among Indian households.

In particular, we hypothesize that the marrying out of daughters to locationally distant, dispersed yet kinship-related households, are. fers, marriage migration can play only a very minor role in consumption smoothing. Transfers at the time of marriage, such as dowries, might be used for smoothing, but are not a reason for marriage migration since migration does not change the Consumption-smoothing value of these assets If consumption smoothing is an important motive for marriage migration, the frequency of transfers between households must be approximately proportional to the frequency of shocks; an insurance mechanism that never pays out insurance is a poor insurance mechanism.

Since there are no transfers, marriage migration can play only a very minor role in. Consumption Smoothing: The ways in which people try to optimize their lifetime standard of living by ensuring a proper balance of spending and saving during the different phases of their life Author: Will Kenton.

Most movements occur locally; 60 percent of internal migration is rural-rural on an intra-district level, consisting primarily of women moving with their husbands after marriage. Next in importance is the rural-urban migration of males seeking economic by: 2.

Oded Stark is an economist and Distinguished Professor at the University of Warsaw as well as a Distinguished Fellow at the University of Bonn's Center for Development Research. He ranks among the top migration economists in : Development economics, labour economics. The idea of consumption smoothing is a very powerful one and seem to underlie a variety of economic as well as social phenomenon.

In what follows I discuss a few examples to illustrate this. Consumption smoothing implies that the people prefer a smoother consumption path over a relatively choppy or fluctuating one. The ability to. Consumption smoothing is the economic concept used to express the desire of people to have a stable path of consumption.

People desire to translate their consumption from periods of high income to periods of low income to obtain more stability and predictability.

There exists many states of the world, which means there are many possible. Development Economics: Critical Concepts in Development Studies 2 Christopher B. Barrett, editor development economics for those new to the area and explains the importance of the articles selected.

The collection will interest academic researchers, policy File Size: KB. This book analyses the southern European migration case using an economic approach.

It combines a theoretical and an empirical approach on the fundamental migration issues - the decision to migrate, effects on the country of departure and country of destination, and the effectiveness of policies in managing by: Development economics nonetheless emerged as a distinct field of analytical, empirical, and institutional research only in the past half century or so, with especially rapid progress in the past generation.

Development Economics is a new Major Work from Routledge. Edited by a well-established scholar who has published broadly in the field, this. consumption smoothing: A financial planning process that seeks to achieve a balance between the desire for a high standard of living and the need to accumulate sufficient assets for a secure retirement by "smoothing" out consumption behavior during the earning years.

The process combines a gradual reduction in standard of living over a period. Consumption smoothing refers to. the tendency of consumers to seek a consumption path over time that is smoother than income. The endowment point is the consumption bundle in which.

Consumption is equal to disposable income in each period. If. PDF | On Jan 1,Amrit Amirapu and others published Marriage, work, and migration: The role of infrastructure development and gender norms |.

Consumption smoothing, migration, and marriage: Evidence from rural India. Journal of Political Economy, 97 (4), Topic 4: Financial markets, religion, and the welfare state: do they supplement, or compete with, each other as responses to risk and uncertainty.

The argument relayed in the question as regards consumption smoothing is flawed. Consumption smoothing does not mean consumption equality over periods, but rather, tendency to avoid corner solutions, or near-corner solutions.

So it has nothing to do with whether, in the context of this family of models, $\beta (1+r) =1$ or not (after all, in a more comprehensive model, this. Oded Stark has written: 'Female labour mobility, skill acquisition and choice of labour markets' 'Consumption-smoothing, migration and marriage' 'Research.

In book: Rural Urban Migration and Policy Intervention in China, pp Consumption Smoothing, Migration, and Marriage: Evidence From Rural India and that upon marriage women migrants Author: Li Sun.not able to explore the possibility that consumption smoothing was efiected via mechanisms other than livestock accumulation or decumulation.

3For West Africa’s Sahelian countries (Burkina, Mali, Niger), livestock is one of the main sources of export revenues. Thus, the role of livestock as a bufier stock may also have macroeconomic.Rosenzweig, M.

and Wolpin, K. () ‘Credit Market Constraints, Consumption Smoothing and the Accumulation of Durable Production Assets in Low-Income Countries: Investments in Bullocks in India’, Journal of Political Economy vol.no. 2, pp. –Cited by: