12 March 2018

Thematic Focus: Work/Economic Aspects

*Are Asylum Seekers More Likely to Work with More Inclusive Labor Market Access Regulations?, WWZ Working Paper 2018/08 (University of Basel, Feb. 2018) [text]

For Refugee Compact to Talk Jobs, It Must Listen to Migration Compact (Refugees Deeply, March 2018) [text]

Immigrants Fuel Job Gains, Not Losses in the United States (Immigration Impact, March 2018) [text]

The Labor Market Integration of Refugees to the United States: Do Entrepreneurs in the Network Help?, IZA Discussion Paper, no. 11343 (Institute of Labor Economics, Feb. 2018) [text]

The Legally Resident Foreign-born Population Has the Same Percentage of Skilled Workers as the US-Born Native Population (Center for Migration Studies, Jan. 2018) [text]

A New Algorithm to Increase Refugee Employment through Smarter Placement (Forced Migration Forum, Feb. 2018) [text]

"Newcomers in the North: Labor Market Integration of Refugees in Northern Europe," Migration Information Source, 27 Feb. 2018 [text]

Refugee Economies in Kenya (Refugee Studies Centre, Feb. 2018) [text]
- See also related post on The Conversation.

*Refugees in the United States: Are They Worse Off?, Paper submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Mark Israel Summer Research Fund in Economics Fellowship (Illinois Wesleyan University, Summer 2017) [text]

(The Struggle for) Refugee Integration into the Labour Market: Evidence from Europe, IZA Discussion Paper, no. 11333 (Institute of Labor Economics, Feb. 2018) [text]

What ‘Merit-based’ Immigration Means in Different Parts of the World (The Conversation, Feb. 2018) [text]

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Refugee Economies (Refugee Studies Centre) [access]
- "Through primary data collection, we explore the conditions under which refugees can become self-sufficient and make positive economic contributions to their host states and societies." This programme was formerly known as the "Humanitarian Innovation Project." More info. is available in this RSC news release.


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- Thematic Focus: Work/Economic Aspects (14 Feb. 2018)

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