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Title International labor migration and livelihood security in Nepal : considering the household level / Béatrice Knerr (ed.)
Published Kassel : Kassel University Press, [2017]
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Series International labor migration ; Vol. 22
International labor migration ; vol. 22
Contents ""Front Cover""; ""Series Title""; ""Title Page""; ""Imprint""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""Table of Contents""; ""Introduction""; ""Part I -- Factual Context""; ""Nepal: A short country profile -- Beatrice Knerr""; ""Overview""; ""Geography""; ""Economy""; ""Demography""; ""Religion and ethnicity""; ""Environmental degradation""; ""Education""; ""Labour force""; ""Political framework""; ""Development regions""; ""References""; ""Annex""; ""Nepalese in the global labour market of the 21st century -- Beatrice Knerr""; ""1 Introduction""; ""2 Theoretical considerations""
""3 Extent, directions and characteristics of global labour migration""""3.1 Overriding trends of global labour flows""; ""3.2 The market for low-skilled""; ""3.3 The global labour market for highly-skilled""; ""4 Global remittances""; ""5 Conclusions and prospects""; ""References""; ""International Labour Migration and Remittances inNepal: an Overview -- Beatrice Knerr""; ""1 Introduction""; ""2 History of international labour migration from Nepal""; ""3 Driving forces""; ""4 Composition""; ""Skill level""; ""Migrantsâ#x80;#x99; origin""; ""Gender composition""
""3.1 Migrantsâ#x80;#x99; personal characteristics""""3.2 Amounts and determinants of remittances""; ""3.3 Use of remittances""; ""4. Determinants of the use of remittances""; ""4.1 Factors influencing loan repayment""; ""4.2 Factors influencing consumption""; ""4.3 Factors influencing investment""; ""5 Conclusions and recommendation""; ""References""; ""Measuring the Impact of Migration on Householdsâ#x80;#x99; Food Security -- Amina Maharjan, Siegfried Bauer and Beatrice Knerr""; ""1. Introduction""; ""2 Methodology and data base""; ""3 Definitions and indicators of food security""
""5 Legal Framework and Bilateral Agreements""""Employment Acts""; ""6 Remittances""; ""7 Conclusions""; ""References""; ""Annex""; ""Part II -- Remittances, Living Standards and Food Security""; ""Determinants and impacts of international remittanceson left-behind families in rural regions of Eastern Nepal -- Ranjita Nepal and Béatrice Knerr""; ""1 Introduction""; ""2 Conceptual framework""; ""3 Study area and data collection""; ""3.1 Study area""; ""3.2. Survey design""; ""4 Data analyses""; ""4.1 Model specifications""; ""4.2 Specification of the independent variables""
""5 Results and discussion""""5.1 Descriptive analysis of personal characteristics""; ""5.2 Factors influencing the likelihood of receiving remittances""; ""5.2 Determinants of household expenditures""; ""5.3 Discussion""; ""6 Conclusions""; ""References""; ""Annex""; ""Remittances and long-term livelihood security in the Mountains of Nepal -- Karishma Wasti""; ""1. Introduction""; ""2 Methodology and data base""; ""2.1 Profile of the research area""; ""2.2 Sampling""; ""2.3 Data Analysis""; ""3 Migrantsâ#x80;#x99; personal characteristics, destinations, and remittances:descriptive analysis""
""Perception of householdsâ#x80;#x99; food security""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters
Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Foreign workers -- Nepal.
Migrant labor -- Nepal.
Nepal -- Emigration and immigration -- Economic aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Knerr, Béatrice, editor
ISBN 3862199452 (electronic bk.)
9783862199457 (electronic bk.)