empirical study of ethnic linkages in Kenyan rural-urban migration
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Published by Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi in Nairobi .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Rural-urban migration -- Kenya.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Hillard G. Huntington.
SeriesDiscussion paper - Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi ; no. 260, Discussion paper (University of Nairobi. Institute for Development Studies) -- no. 260.
The Physical Object
Pagination29 p. ;
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22036944M

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An empirical study of ethnic linkages in Kenyan rural-urban migration. By Hillard G. Huntington. Get PDF (5 MB) Abstract. Regression analysis is used to explain rural-urban migration flows in Kenya as a function of economic incentives and the distribution of potential ethnic contacts linking urban and rural areas. Regression analysis is Author: Hillard G. Huntington. An empirical study of ethnic linkages in Kenyan rural-urban migration. Regression analysis is used to explain rural-urban migration flows in Kenya as a function of economic incentives and the distribution of potential ethnic contacts linking urban and rural areas. These ethnic linkages not only have high explanatory power but also improve Author: Hillard G. Huntington. Rural-urban linkages in sub-Saharan Africa: Contemporary debates and implications for Kenyan urban workers in the 21st century the oscillatory labour migration system in Kenya is clearly under. Rural-urban migration generally refers to the movement of people from one region basically the rural areas to the urban areas/towns. This has been a major problem and issue in Kenya as there has been a drastic increase in population in the urban areas / towns. Better living standards is o.

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