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Refugees and ‘Native Flight’ from Public to Private Schools

This paper exploits the large-scale arrival of Syrian refugees into Turkey after 2012 to estimate the impact of refugees on public-private school choice of natives in Turkey. As of the 2017/18 academic year, there were an estimated 970,000 school-age refugee children,...

Economic Transfers and Social Cohesion in a Refugee-Hosting Setting

This paper examines if a transfer program targeted to Colombian refugees and poor Ecuadorians in urban and peri-urban areas of northern Ecuador resulted in changes in measures of social cohesion. The program was a short-term cash, food, and voucher program paired with...

Digital Developments Harbingers of Humanitarian Change?

Information and communication technologies have arguably improved refugees’ lives, and by some measures, improved humanitarian assistance (e.g. aid delivered via mobile money), yet they can potentially cause harm. This paper discusses three interrelated digital...

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