The Analytics of Seasonal Migration
Oded Stark and
C. Simon Fan
No 7124, Discussion Papers from University of Bonn, Center for Development Research (ZEF)
A framework that yields different possible patterns of migration as optimal solutions to a simple utility maximization problem is presented and explored. It is shown that seasonal migration arises as an optimal endogenous response to a comparison of costs (of living and of separation) and returns (to work) over a set of three alternative options, even if a year-long migration is feasible.
Keywords: Labor; and; Human; Capital (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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