02 October 2020

Thematic Focus: Work/Economic Aspects

Blog posts & press:

Formalizing Remittances for Forcibly Displaced People: Findings from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Findev Blog, Sept. 2020) [text]

New Refugee Economies Programme website launched today (RSC, Oct. 2020) [text]

Journal articles:

"The Hidden Population: Identity and Livelihood of Urban Refugees in the Arua District, Uganda," Conflict Trends, no. 2020/2 [full-text]

"Integrating Bottom‐up into Top‐down: The Role of Local Actors in Labour Market Integration of Syrian Refugees in Turkey," International Migration, Early View, 16 Sept. 2020 [open access]


Assessing the functionality of marketplaces serving Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh: A market assessment in Cox's Bazar (World Food Programme, July 2020) [text via ReliefWeb]

Barriers to and Enablers of Economic Opportunities for Youth in Dzaleka Refugee Camp (Pennington School & Jesuit Refugee Service, 2020) [text via SSRN]

Downward Spiral: the economic impact of Covid-19 on refugees and displaced people (Norwegian Refugee Council, Sept. 2020) [text]

*Give Me Your Tired and Your Poor: Impact of a Large-Scale Amnesty Program for Undocumented Refugees, IZA Discussion Paper, no. 13743 (Institute of Labor Economics, Sept. 2020) [text]
- Focuses on Venezuelans in Colombia.

Labor Market Effects of a Work-first Policy for Refugees, GLO Discussion Paper, no. 662 (Global Labor Organization, 2020) [text via EconStor]
- Focuses on Denmark.

*"Labour Market Impact of Syrian Refugees in Turkey: The View of Employers in Informal Textile Sector in Istanbul," Migration Letters, vol. 17, no. 5 (2020) [free full-text]

Proyecto de inclusión económica: estudio de inclusión financiera de refugiados y migrantes venezolanos y población local en las ciudades de Lima (Perú), Quito y Guayaquil (Ecuador) (USAID, Sept. 2020) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Refugees who mean business: Economic activities in and around the Rohingya settlements in Bangladesh," Journal of Refugee Studies, Advance Articles, 16 Sept. 2020 [open access]

Retos para la inserción laboral en condiciones de empleo decente en personas inmigrantes y refugiadas de Venezuela en Perú: Aproximación a la situación de la población venezolana residente en Lima metropolitana (Action Against Hunger, Sept. 2020) [text via ReliefWeb]


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