15 December 2015

Thematic Focus: Work/Economic Aspects

[Note: I am re-circulating this post due to the addition of a new opportunity, working paper, research report and journal article.]


Opportunity:

*World Bank: Call for Ideas to Improve Development Response for Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons [info]
- Submit expression of interest form by 24 January 2016.

Publications:

*Assessing Economic Impacts of Hosting Refugees: Conceptual, Methodological and Ethical Gaps, Working Paper, no. 111 (Refugee Studies Centre, Dec. 2015) [text]

Being Oromo in Nairobi's 'Little Mogadishu': Eastleigh's Ethiopian Refugees and Their Livelihoods, Oxford, 25 Nov. 2015 [info]
- Follow link for podcast.

Economic Challenges and Prospects of the Refugee Influx (EPRS, Dec. 2015) [text]

*From Crisis to Community: Syrian Refugees and the B.C. Economy (Vancity Credit Union, Dec. 2015) [text]
- See also related news story.

From Macro-economy to Political Economy: Situating the Refugee Development Discourse at the Large Scale, Oxford, 2 Dec. 2015 [info]
- Follow link for podcast.

"How Refugees Find Jobs in Germany," New Yorker, 7 Dec. 2015 [text]

"Integrating Refugees: A Long-Term, Worthwhile Investment," DIW Economic Bulletin, nos. 45&46 (2015) [text]

"More Toil, Less Trouble: Getting Refugees into Work Quickly Would Benefit Everyone," The Economist, 12 Dec. 2015 [text]

*"Spoken English Does Matter: Findings from an Exploratory Study to Identify Predictors of Employment among African Refugees in Brisbane," Australasian Review of African Studies, vol. 36, no. 2 (Dec. 2015) [full-text via Academia.edu]

Work and Social Welfare for Asylum-seekers and Refugees: Selected EU Member States (EPRS, Dec. 2015) [text]

"Working for a Better Life: Longitudinal Evidence on the Predictors of Employment among Recently Arrived Refugee Migrant Men Living in Australia," International Migration, vol. 53, no. 2 (2015) [postprint]
- Access to the full-text is currently under embargo until April 2016; however, visitors can request a copy from the author via this record.

*UPDATED

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Work/Economic Issues (25 Nov. 2015)

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