Core Discussion Paper 2006/46 Climatic Change and Rural-urban Migration: the Case of Sub-saharan Africa


We investigate the role that climatic change has played in the pattern of urbanization in sub-Saharan African countries compared to the rest of the developing world. To this end we assemble a cross-country panel data set that allows us to estimate the determinants of urbanization. The results of our econometric analysis suggest that climatic change, as… (More)


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