The Center solicits the submission of papers on the collection and analysis of microdata on forcibly displaced populations and their hosts for it’s 2nd Research Conference.
The JDC has collaborated with the World Bank Group, the Ethiopia Agency for Refugee and Returnee Affairs (ARRA), and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to integrate refugees in an ongoing high-frequency phone survey of households (HFPS)
Scale of Global Forced Displacement:
79.5 million forcibly displaced people*
- 26.0 million refugees
- 45.7 million internally displaced persons
- 4.2 million asylum seekers
- 3.6 million Venezuelans displaced abroad
To enhance the ability of stakeholders to make timely and evidence-informed decisions that can improve the lives of affected people.
Forcibly displaced populations including refugees, internally displaced persons, stateless people, asylum seekers, and host populations.
Collection, analysis, and dissemination of primary socioeconomic microdata that enables policy making and programming, through implementation principles of partnerships and innovation.
We are working on:
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2nd Research Conference on Forced Displacement has been postponed to January 20-22, 2022. The conference will still take place at the Universidad de los Andes, in Bogotá, Colombia.
On the occasion of the World Statistics Day, Björn Gillsäter and Prof Peter Kagwanja discuss the role of data in designing viable policies on forced displacement.
Traditional approaches to managing forced displacement remain largely child blind. This third JDC Quarterly Digest highlights some examples of research which contribute to closing these gaps, by focusing on three main areas of investigation.
The Government of Denmark represented by Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs
European Union represented by the EU Directorate-General for International Partnerships (INTPA)
The U.S. Government represented by U.S. Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM).