12 January 2012

Focus on Economic Aspects, Employment Issues


The Cost of Living: An Analysis of the Time and Money Spent by Refugees Accessing Services in Nairobi, New Issues in Refugee Research, no. 230 (UNHCR, Jan. 2012) [text]

"Direct Costs of a Single Case of Refugee-imported Measles in Kentucky," Vaccine, vol. 30, no. 2 (Jan. 2012) [abstract]

An Economic Perspective on the Refugee Crisis in Africa's Horn (Brookings Institution, Sept. 2011) [text]

Empowering Congolese Refugee Women in the Western Cape through Microfinance, Thesis submitted to the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (University of Stellenbosch, March 2011) [text]

Putting Down Roots: A Case Study of the Participation of Somali Bantu Refugees in the Global Gardens Refugee Farming Project in Boise, Idaho, Thesis submitted to the Dept. of International Studies (University of Oregon, June 2011) [text]
- Note: Open access is embargoed until June 2012.

"Refugee and Asylum Seeker Self Harm with Implications for Transition to Employment Participation: A Review," Suicidologi, vol. 16, no. 3 (2011) [full-text]

A Selected Bibliography (with hyperlinks) on the Right to Work of Asylum Seekers (Right to Work for Asylum Seekers and Refugees Blog, Jan. 2012) [text]

"Struggle for Recognition: Bosnian Refugees' Employment Experiences in Sweden," Refugee Survey Quarterly, Advance Access, 9 Jan. 2012 [abstract]

Upcoming event:

"Cents-ible Justice: Affordable Solutions for Refugees and Immigrants," CCR Spring Consultation 2012, Fredericton, Canada, 31 May-2 June 2012 [info]
- "In these tough economic times how do we ensure that refugees are treated fairly and honourably, in a process that is independent and affordable? How can we promote immigration policies and practices that avoid unnecessary costs for newcomers and the Canadian taxpayer?"

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