Andrew Morrison

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This Discussion Paper is issued within the framework of IZA's research area Mobility and Flexibility of Labor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and not those of the institute. Research disseminated by IZA may include views on policy, but the institute itself takes no institutional policy positions. The Institute for the Study of Labor(More)
  • Ren Mu, Dominique Van De Walle, Alan De Brauw, Deborah Degraff, Gayatri Koolwal, Sylvie Lambert +4 others
  • 2010
The transformation of work during China's rapid economic development is associated with a substantial but little noticed reallocation of traditional farm labor among women, with some doing much less and some much more. We study how the work and time allocation of non-migrant women are affected by the out-migration of others in their household. We find that(More)
The Policy Research Working Paper Series disseminates the findings of work in progress to encourage the exchange of ideas about development issues. An objective of the series is to get the findings out quickly, even if the presentations are less than fully polished. The papers carry the names of the authors and should be cited accordingly. The findings,(More)
This argumentative essay at the intersection of media studies, Cultural Studies, and literacy research, frames of PD in the emerging territory of social media and civic engagement. We refer to core principles of PD and to recent reflections on social technologies and participation in design. These are linked to research on designing for participative(More)
  • Johannes Koettl, Christina Biebesheimer, Carine Clert, Frank Fariello, Vincent Fruchart, Elizabeth King +10 others
  • 2009
Human traffi cking, as it is defi ned by international law, subsumes all forms of nonconsensual exploitation. That is, whenever people are forced or lured into exploitation – no matter if movement of victims is involved – it is considered human traffi cking. There is, though, a large overlap with consensual exploitation, namely when economic vulnerabilities(More)
The practice of safe sex by commercial sex workers is considered to be central in preventing the transmission of AIDS in developing countries. However, anecdotal evidence suggests that sex workers may face large losses in income from using condoms because of a strong preference for condom-free sex among clients. This paper attempts to estimate the(More)
PURPOSE To study the functional significance of prostaglandin synthesis after ultraviolet-B (UVB) exposure of cultured human lens epithelial cells and rabbit eyes in vivo. METHODS Prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) was assayed using a radioimmunoassay (RIA) and mass spectroscopy. An immortalized human lens epithelial cell line (HLE-B3) was exposed to UV irradiation,(More)
PURPOSE The goals of this investigation were to examine the synthesis of prostaglandins after UVB exposure of lens epithelial cells and to investigate their role in cell proliferation. METHODS Cultured rabbit lens epithelial cells (cell line N/N1003A) were exposed to low levels of UV radiation. Prostaglandins were assayed by radioimmunoassay; products of(More)
Savedoff for their helpful comments. The views expressed herein are those of the author and do not reflect the official position of the Inter-American Development Bank. Foreword ECI programs represent an important area for government intervention since they have the advantage of " killing two birds with one stone " in the fight against poverty.(More)