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Essays in development economics

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This thesis comprises three stand-alone chapters:

The first chapter is on the effect of natural disasters on labor markets. Using data from the Indonesia Family Life Survey, the Desinventar database, the US Geological Survey and district level employment indicators, we explore how a large earthquake in Indonesia affected local labor markets, in particular the evolution of wages and employment across sectors. We find that wage growth in the agriculture sector is significantly higher ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
Oxford college:
St Antony's College
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Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
Role:
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Kirchberger, M
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Kirchberger, M
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Kirchberger, M
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Kirchberger, M
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2014-08-07

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