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Asylum seekers and house prices: Evidence from the United Kingdom

This paper estimates the effect of the presence of asylum seekers on local housing prices in England and Wales. UK legislation requires that government provides housing accommodation support to asylums seekers who are waiting for a response to their claim, subject to...

Integrating Refugee Doctors into Host Health-care Systems

This article identifies a number of obstacles faced by refugee doctors wishing to practice medicine in host countries, despite the significant contribution they can make in areas with doctor shortages and/or large immigrant or refugee populations. The authors describe...

Supporting Recently Resettled Refugees in the UK

The author offers several lessons learned from supporting refugees in their search for employment in the UK, including the importance of: Continuous support to navigate a new system, e.g. through regular group/individual discussions to share frustrations, strategies...

Forced Displacement in Africa: “Anchors not Walls”

The International Development Committee of the UK House of Commons has published a report summarizing the findings of its inquiry into forced displacement in Africa, which examines: (a) the effectiveness of DFID’s work to support refugees and IDPs in Africa; (b) the...