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Effect of border policy on exposure and vulnerability to climate change

This paper analyzes the effect of border policies on exposure and vulnerability to climate change impacts, for migrants and origin and host communities.
The authors quantify the effects of border policies on population distribution, income, exposure and vulnerability, CO2 emissions, and overall temperature increase. They do this by incorporating international migration and remittances into Integrated Assessment Models (IAMs) that are widely used to estimate the economic damage caused by greenhouse gas emissions.

Impact of Refugees on Hosting Communities in Ethiopia: A Social Analysis

This report examines the impact of refugees on host communities in Ethiopia. As of January 31, 2024, Ethiopia was hosting more than 970,000 refugees and asylum-seekers, 99 percent of them from South Sudan, Somalia, Eritrea, and Sudan (UNHCR, 2024). Most live in camps located in five regional states: Afar, Benishangul-Gumuz, Gambella, the Somali Regional State (Somali Region), and Tigray, near the borders of their respective countries of origin. Apart from Tigray, these are the least developed states in the country, and the refugee camps tend to be in the least-developed areas of these states.

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...