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Marriage outcomes of displaced women

This paper examines the marriage outcomes of displaced women. Early marriage has been shown in the literature to have detrimental effects on women by lowering educational attainment and increasing fertility rates. The authors document marriage patterns among displaced...

Predicting Forced Population Displacement Using News Article

This paper proposes an approach for analyzing a collection of news articles to extract ‘signals of violence’, which can be used in prediction models to forecast forced displacement. The authors test their proposed approach using news articles drawn from the Expanded...

Arrested Development: Conflict, Displacement, and Welfare in Iraq

In 2014, Iraq suffered two simultaneous crises: an economic crisis driven by a sharp decline in oil prices, and a security crisis caused by the war against the Islamic State. This paper provides the first estimates of monetary poverty and non-income dimensions of...

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