06 May 2016

Thematic Focus: Work/Economic Aspects


CFP: Journal of Vocational Behavior [info]
- Contributions sought for special issue on "Vocational Behavior of Refugees: How do Refugees Seek Employment, Overcome Work-Related Challenges, and Navigate their Careers?." Submit proposals by 31 July 2016.


Economics of the Syrian Refugee Crisis (Cato Institute, May 2016) [text]

Frequently Asked Questions: Work Permits for Syrian Refugees in the Urban Environment in Jordan (UNHCR, April 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

Guitars from Malawi Camp Hit Right Note with Musicians around the World (UNHCR, April 2016) [text]

"Jordan's Refugee Experiment: A New Model for Helping the Displaced," Foreign Affairs, 28 April 2016 [access via RSC]
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Labour Market Integration of Refugees: Strategies and Good Practices (EPRS, March 2016) [text]

Literature Review: Remittances Sent to and from Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons, Working paper, no. 2 (KNOMAD, March 2016) [text]

"Living without Economic Assets: Livelihoods of Liberian Refugees in the Buduburam Camp, Ghana," Journal of International Migration and Integration, vol. 16, no. 3 (Aug. 2015) [free full-text]

The Refugee Crisis: Sugar in a Teacup? (Future Development Blog, April 2016) [text]
- Cites a Danish study that found that an "increase in the supply of refugee-country immigrants...had positive effects on native unskilled wages, employment, and occupational mobility."

The Return on Investment on Migration: What Is in It for Business? (The Hague Process, Feb. 2016) [text]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Work/Economic Aspects esp. re. Syrians (14 April 2016)

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