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Refugees and the education of host populations: Evidence from the Syrian inflow to Jordan

This paper examines the effect of Syrian refugees on the educational outcomes of Jordanian students. The focus is on the period after the mass arrival of Syrian refugees in Jordan, which began in early 2013. The government of Jordan allowed most school-age Syrians to attend public schools, resulting in Syrian students comprising approximately 7 percent of the total population in Jordanian public schools.

Prevalence and associated factors of common mental disorders among internally displaced people by armed conflict in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique: a cross-sectional community-based study

This study estimates the prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and anxiety, and associated factors among armed conflict survivors in Cabo Delgado, in northern Mozambique. Mozambique hosts nearly 32,000 refugees and asylum-seekers, and more than one million IDPs displaced by violence perpetrated by non-state armed groups.

Dynamic Effects of Co-Ethnic Networks on Immigrants’ Economic Success

This paper estimates the causal effect of co-ethnic networks on the economic success of immigrants in Germany. The analysis draws on longitudinal data of immigrants in Germany from the IAB-SOEP Migration Sample, a yearly survey of immigrants in Germany beginning in 2013, for individuals who are linked to IEB (Integrierten Erwerbsbiografien), the German social security archive that includes information on immigrants’ labor market history after arrival in Germany.

School integration of Syrian refugee children in Turkey

This paper analyzes the school integration of Syrian refugee children in Turkey. Syrian refugees began fleeing to Turkey in 2011. Turkey currently hosts 3.7 million Syrian refugees, of which 47 percent are under 18 and a third are school aged (aged 5–17).

How do policy approaches affect refugee economic outcomes? Insights from studies of Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon

This paper examines how different policy environments in Jordan and Lebanon have shaped economic outcomes for Syrian refugees, with a focus on education, work, social assistance, and welfare outcomes. In Jordan, the population census identified 1.3 million Syrians living in the country, of whom around 650,000 are recorded as registered refugees by UNHCR. In Lebanon, the government estimates that Syrian refugees numbered 1.5 million in 2021, while UNHCR Lebanon reports 850,000 registered Syrian refugees.

Socio-demographic, migratory and health-related determinants of food insecurity among Venezuelan migrants in Peru

This article evaluates the factors associated with food insecurity among Venezuelan migrants in Peru. The analysis is based on data from the 2022 Venezuelan Population Residing in Peru Survey (ENPOVE-2022). The survey covered households in eight cities most populated by Venezuelan migrants in Peru (Lima and Callao, Arequipa, Chiclayo, Chimbote, Ica, Piura, Tumbes, and Trujillo). The survey included questions on housing, household and individual characteristics, migration status, health, education, employment, discrimination, gender, and victimization.