JDC Literature Review

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Child Labour and the Arrival of Refugees: Evidence from Tanzania

Approximately one million refugees fled the genocides in Rwanda and Burundi and settled in the Kagera region of western Tanzania between 1993 and 1998. By 2004, ten years after the refugees’ arrival, about 400,000 refugees were still living in the Kagera region. This...

The Labor Market Effects of Venezuelan Migration in Ecuador

This paper analyzes the determinants of the location decisions of Venezuelan migrants and the effect of Venezuelan migrants on the labor market outcomes of Ecuadorian natives. In the first quarter of 2019, when this analysis was undertaken, more than 470,000...

Do refugees cause crime?

This paper examines the short- and long-term impacts of Syrian refugees on crime rates in Turkey, either because they are directly involved in illegal activities or because they increase the criminality of the native population. At the time this analysis was...

Forced Migration and the Spread of Infectious Diseases

This paper examines the effect of Venezuelan displacement on the spread of 15 infectious diseases in Colombia. Official statistics suggest that by the end of 2018, when this analysis was undertaken, 1.26 million Venezuelans had migrated to Colombia with the intent to...

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