Abstract: The effect of the level of district rural services on rural-urban migration was studied in Northern Ghana. It was found that rural service improvements aimed at reducing economic isolation can enhance labour mobility and free up on-farm labour for migration by lowering transaction costs.
Author(s): Wouterse, Fleur
Source(s): , IFPRI discussion paper; 952 v, 17 p., ill., tabs IFPRI discussion paper 952
Published: 2010 International food policy research institute (IFPRI), Washington, DC [etc.] (English