Drought and Population Mobility in Rural Ethiopia.

@article{Gray2012DroughtAP,
  title={Drought and Population Mobility in Rural Ethiopia.},
  author={Clark L Gray and Valerie A. Mueller},
  journal={World development},
  year={2012},
  volume={40 1},
  pages={134-145}
}
Significant attention has focused on the possibility that climate change will displace large populations in the developing world, but few multivariate studies have investigated climate-induced migration. We use event history methods and a unique longitudinal dataset from the rural Ethiopian highlands to investigate the effects of drought on population mobility over a ten-year period. The results indicate that men's labor migration increases with drought and that land-poor households are most… CONTINUE READING

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