Agricultural and Resource Economics Content Agricultural and Resource Economics Content for Global Migration Center en Economic Life in Refugee Camps Authors: Mohamad Alloush, J. Edward Taylor, Anubhab Gupta, Ruben Irvin Rojas Valdes, and Ernesto Gonzalez-Estrada. They analyze economic life in three Congolese refugee camps in Rwanda and the interactions between refugees and local host-country economies within a 10-km radius around each camp. July 19, 2017 - 10:48am Anonymous A Declining Farm Workforce: Analysis of Panel Data from Rural Mexico Authors: Diane Charlton and J. Edward Taylor. Analysis of nationally representative individual-level panel data from 1980 to 2010 reveals a significant negative trend in the agricultural labor supply from rural Mexico, which is the primary source of hired workers for U.S. farms. July 19, 2017 - 10:46am Anonymous International Migration, Remittances, and the Impact of the Great Recession on Rural Mexico Authors: J. Edward Taylor, Mateusz Filipski, Justin Kagin, et. al. This chapter uses a local economy-wide model to evaluate impacts of the 2008–9 global recession in rural Mexico. July 19, 2017 - 10:44am Anonymous Economy-Wide Impact Evaluation Authors: J. Edward Taylor and Mateusz Filipski. This chapter describes a methodology for cost-benefit analysis that encompasses both the direct and indirect benefits and costs of projects. July 19, 2017 - 10:42am Anonymous Migration and Fuel Use in Rural Mexico Authors: Dale T. Manning and J. Edward Taylor. Many households in developing countries rely on renewable natural resources as their main source of energy. Collecting and burning firewood requires a considerable amount of time, has negative health consequences, and can cause deforestation and depletion of local resources if forests are not properly managed. July 19, 2017 - 10:40am Anonymous The Continuing Immigration Debate and Germany: Managing Migration in the 21st Century Authors: Philip L. Martin (Edited by Hollifield, J., P.L. Martin, and P. Orrenius). Migration is defined by the United Nations as the movement from one of the world's 200+ nation states to another for 12 months or more, regardless of the purpose for being outside the country or birth or citizenship or legal status in the new country. July 19, 2017 - 10:37am Anonymous Immigration and Farm Labor: Policy Options and Consequences Author: Philip R. Martin. US farms employ 2.4 million hired workers sometime during a typical year, over half of whom are unauthorized. Hired farm labor is concentrated by commodity, geography, and size of farm. July 19, 2017 - 10:29am Anonymous The End of Farm Labor Abundance Authors: J. Edward Taylor, Diane Charlton, and Antonio Yúnez-Naude. An analysis of nationally representative panel data from rural Mexico, with observations in years 2002, 2007, and 2010, suggests that the same shift out of farm work that characterized U.S. labor history is well underway in Mexico. July 19, 2017 - 10:27am Anonymous Reducing Migration Costs and Maximizing Human Development Author: Philip L. Martin (Edited by Irena Omelaniuk). This chapter was prepared for discussion at the Roundtable Session 2.1 on “Reducing the costs of migration and maximizing human development,” at the Global Forum on Migration and Development held in Athens, Greece, on November 4–5, 2009. July 19, 2017 - 10:25am Anonymous High-Skilled Migrants: S&E Workers in the United States Author: Philip L. Martin. This article reviews the trade-offs between the competing goods raised by foreign S&E students and workers and the efforts of U.S. government agencies to reconcile them. July 19, 2017 - 10:24am Anonymous