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Changing Inequality in the United States Today

Rebecca M. Blank

in Changing Inequality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266926
eISBN:
9780520938960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266926.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses explicitly on the current economic environment in the United States. It discusses possible ways in which the major economic shock caused by the recently experienced global ... More


Japanese Brazilians and Their Brazilian Identity in Japan

Mieko Nishida

in Diaspora and Identity: Japanese Brazilians in Brazil and Japan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824867935
eISBN:
9780824876951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867935.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Within a year and half after the global recession began in September 2008, one quarter of Brazilian residents in Japan had returned to Brazil, which critically damaged the once thriving ethic ... More


International Migration, Remittances, and the Impacts of the Great Recession in Rural Mexico

Justin Kagin and Diane Charlton

in Beyond Experiments in Development Economics: Local Economy-wide Impact Evaluation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198707875
eISBN:
9780191783074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198707875.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter uses a local economy-wide model to evaluate impacts of the 2008–9 global recession in rural Mexico. The model is calibrated using household panel data; a recursive-dynamic version of the ... More


Struggles for Scarce Resources in the 1930s

Stacy E. Holden

in The Politics of Food in Modern Morocco

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033730
eISBN:
9780813039398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033730.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In the 1930s, drought and global recession caused a severe food shortage in Moroccan cities. Given the extent of the crisis, French officers could no longer guarantee urban workers a minimum standard ... More


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