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The economic effects of refugees are largely down to decisions made by the countries which take them

Clemens, Michael (2017) The economic effects of refugees are largely down to decisions made by the countries which take them. USApp - American Politics and Policy Blog (20 Oct 2017). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Are refugees a benefit or a curse for the countries which take them? In new research which examines a number of refugee flows over the past 55 years, Michael Clemens finds that refugee inflows almost always have little or no detrimental effect on local unemployment levels, and in some cases they are actually linked to rising wages. In light of ...

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2017 15:54
Last Modified: 19 Jul 2019 23:23
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/85446

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