the ground realities of Nepals employment challenge from the perspective of a diverse set of stakeholders. Buy the Full Version. Buy the Full Version, you're Reading a Free Preview, pages 153 to 228 are not shown in this preview. No economic rationale could explain the difference in labor migration habits.
At JJN, many of our analytical tools are economic, and we believe that economics can help inform smart policymaking. Neighbors and friends inspire each other to migrate, in what one respondent called a craze, with youth following a job pathway abroad without first evaluating options at college Student Lifestyles home. There I had been mystified by a paradoxical migration story. But such field experiences are important reminders that the other tools of social science are not merely helpful, but quite often indispensable. You're Reading a Free Preview, pages 5 to 48 are not shown in this preview. But their decision to leave has roots in identity politics and the feeling of exclusion. Buy the Full Version, you're Reading a Free Preview, pages 142 to 148 are not shown in this preview. Members of one ethnic group chose to leave Sumbawa in greater numbers than the other, despite facing less economic hardship.