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The Labor Market Impacts of Forced Migration


During the 1990s the Kagera region of Tanzania experienced a forced migration shock. A series of geographical barriers led to a higher concentration of forced migrants in some parts of the region relative to others, resulting in a natural experime...

The Labour Market Consequences of Hosting Refugees


During the 1990s, the northwestern region of Tanzania experienced a large inflow of refugees. Using panel data (pre- and post-refugee inflow), we estimate the labour market consequences of hosting those refugees. Results are consistent with immigr...

The Labour Market Impacts of Forced Migration


During the 1990s the Kagera region of Tanzania experienced a forced migration shock. A series of geographical barriers led to a higher concentration of forced migrants in some parts of the region relative to others, resulting in a natural experime...

The Labour Market Consequences of Hosting Refugees


During the 1990s the northwestern region of Tanzania experienced a large inflow of refugees. Using panel data (pre and post refugee inflow) we estimate the labor market consequences of hosting those refugees. Results are consistent with immigratio...

Return Migration and Economic Outcomes in the Conflict Context


Knowledge about the economic implications of refugee return is essential in order to develop adequate policies in the post-conflict period. In this paper we explore differences in economic outcomes between return migrant households and non-migrant...

The Labour Market Impacts of Forced Migration


Project Researchers Click here for more information of the researchers of this project. Introduction Millions of people around the world have been forced to abandon their homes due to conflict, as either international refugees or internal...

The Labor Market Impacts of Forced Migration


Principal Investigator Carlos Vargas-Silva Carlos Vargas-Silva is an Associate Professor and Senior Researcher at the University of Oxford, where he is based at Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS). Carlos has been a consultant in m...

Economic Consequences of Regroupment Camps


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The Impact of Refugee Experiences on Education: Evidence from Burundi


Previous studies suggest that displacement is one of the channels through which conflict impacts schooling outcomes. However, there is scarce evidence on this impact for those who are displaced internationally (i.e. refugees). Using data from Buru...

Return Migration, Land Ownership and Food Security


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