Events February 2019

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Feb
2019

Moving Out but Not Up: Health Consequences of Rural-urban Migration in China

Shi Xinjie
Using panel data from a survey conducted by the Research Centre for Rural Economy at the Ministry of Agriculture, this paper examines the impacts of rural-urban migration on the health status of migrants in China.
12
Feb
2019

Contagion and Containment of Violence: the Case of Sorcery Accusations and Related Violence in Enga Province, Papua New Guinea

Miranda Forsyth
How and why do particular forms of violence spread across populations during particular periods? This question is interrogated through an empirical account of the current epidemic of violence against individuals accused of practising sorcery in the Enga province of the Papua New Guinean Highlands.
12
Feb
2019

The effect of labour demand on women’s intra-household decision power: evidence from Indonesia

Sarah Xue Dong, Crawford School of Public Policy

The seminar presents a study contributing to the literature on household decisions and on women’s empowerment by looking at the relationship between labour market opportunities and women’s intra-household decision power in Indonesia.

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