26 April 2018

Thematic Focus: Work/Economic Aspects

"The Afghan Cop Who Became a German Nurse - and Other Refugee Success Stories," The Guardian, 10 April 2018 [text]

A Bangladesh Compact: Beyond Aid Solutions for Rohingya Refugees and Host Communities (Center for Global Development, April 2018) [text]

The Case for Protecting Legal Immigration against Recent Attacks (FWD.us, April 2018) [access]
- "Immigrants and immigration are good for our country, good for our communities, and good for our economy. For generations, immigrants of all skill levels have enabled the United States to build the most dynamic and powerful economy in the world." Follow link for report, a factsheet, and two mythbusters.

Engaging with Employers in the Hiring of Refugees: A 10-point Multi-stakeholder Action Plan for Employers, Refugees, Governments and Civil Society (OECD & UNHCR, April 2018) [text]
- See also related UNHCR news story.

"European Countries Should Make It Easier for Refugees to Work," The Economist, 19 April 2018 [text]

Immigrant Entrepreneurship in America: Evidence from the Survey of Business Owners 2007 and 2012, NBER Working Paper, no. 24494 (National Bureau for Economic Research, April 2018) [abstract]

Inspiration for Integration: Labour Market Policies for Refugees in Five Northern European Countries, Ratio Working Paper, no. 308 (The Ratio Institute, April 2018) [text]
- Examines policies in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, The Netherlands and Germany.

Labour Migration as Complementary Pathways for Refugees in the Asia-Pacific (Lowy Institute, April 2018) [text]
- See also related blog post.

The Long-Term Impact of Employment Bans on the Economic Integration of Refugees, Working Paper, no. 17-03 (Stanford-Zurich Immigration Policy Lab, Nov. 2017) [text via SSRN]
- Undertakes a natural experiment in Germany.

Migrants and Refugees: The Unlikely Key for Economic Development (Future Development Blog, April 2018) [text]
- Includes link to Feb. 2018 paper entitled "Let Their People Come: Migrants as Drivers of Knowledge Diffusion."

"More Migrant Workers Needed to Offset Ageing Population, Says IMF," The Guardian, 9 April 2018 [text]

"New Arrivals Will Help Maine Confront Its Employment Crisis," Bangor Daily News, 10 April 2018 [text]

"The Overlooked Resource Trump Could Use to Increase US Exports," QZ, 16 April 2018 [text]

Remittances and Financial Inclusion; A Demand-Side Analysis of Low-Income Jordanians and Syrian Refugees in Jordan (CGAP & GIZ, Dec. 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Still in Search of Work - Creating Jobs for Syrian Refugees: An Update on the Jordan Compact (International Rescue Committee, April 2018) [text]

Supporting the Labour Market Integration of Refugees: The Network IQ ((Netzwerk Fl├╝chtlingsforschung Blog, April 2018) [text]
- Focuses on Germany.

Understanding the Algorithm Meant to Help Refugees Get Jobs Fast (Refugees Deeply, April 2018) [text]

Understanding the Impact of Livelihood Opportunities and Interventions on Migration Patterns (DFID, Jan. 2018) [text]

Yes, All Immigrants – Even Undocumented – Pay Billions in Taxes Each Year (Immigration Impact Blog, April 2018) [text]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Work/Economic Aspects (6 April 2018)

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