Skill transferability, migration, and development: Evidence from population resettlement in Indonesia

ACDE Seminar


Arya B. Gaduh, University of Arkansas


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Tuesday, 25 August, 2020 - 14:00 to 15:30

We use a natural experiment in Indonesia to provide causal evidence on the role of location-specific human capital and skill transferability in shaping the spatial distribution of productivity. From 1979-1988, the Transmigration Program relocated two million migrants from rural Java and Bali to new rural settlements in the Outer Islands.

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