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dc.contributor.authorLibman, Alexanderen_US
dc.contributor.authorHerrmann-Pillath, Carstenen_US
dc.contributor.authorYadav, Gauraven_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-05-12T09:36:30Z-
dc.date.available2011-05-12T09:36:30Z-
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/45495-
dc.description.abstractThe aim of the paper is to study the relation between the demand for human rights and for economic prosperity. It analyzes the demand not, as it is often done in the literature, from the 'voice' perspective (political activity), but rather looks at the 'exit' perspective (migration patterns). Given the difficulties associated with identification in international samples we study the intra-national migration in a federation with significant economic and political differences between states - India. The paper finds that quality of human rights protection and economic well-being are substitutes when determining the patterns of migration: lower number of human rights violations acts as a 'pull' factor for individual states only if the income per capita is small enough; increasing economic well-being political regimes seem to be able to 'buy acceptance' of the lower quality of human rights. The results are robust to various specifications and estimation approaches.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherFrankfurt School of Finance & Management Frankfurt, M.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesWorking paper series // Frankfurt School of Finance & Management 163en_US
dc.subject.jelD72en_US
dc.subject.jelD78en_US
dc.subject.jelO43en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keyworddemocracyen_US
dc.subject.keywordhuman rightsen_US
dc.subject.keywordeconomic well-beingen_US
dc.subject.keywordIndian statesen_US
dc.subject.keywordmigrationen_US
dc.titleAre human rights and economic well-being substitutes? Evidence from migration patterns across the Indian statesen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn657398195en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:fsfmwp:163-
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