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Building Evidence on Forced Displacement


Disseminating research results on forced displacement helps development practitioners and policy makers design more effective programs to help refugees and and their host communities.  Below are a series of journal articles and papers on forced displacement that are helping to inform these programs.

Estimating poverty for refugees in data-scarce contexts: an application of cross-survey imputation, Journal of Population Economics

Refugees welcome? Inter-group interaction and host community attitude formation, World Development

The Psychosocial Value of Employment: Evidence from a Refugee Camp, American Economic Review

Climate resilience in Rwanda: evaluating refugees’ and host populations’ vulnerability to riskForced Migration Review (FMR)

How do shocks affect enrollment in faith-based schools? Evidence from West Africa, International Studies in Catholic Education

The Economics of Forced Displacement: An Introduction, Region and Development

The impact of forced displacement on host communities: A review of the empirical literature in economics, Journal of Development Economics

A Simple Early Warning Signal for COVID-19, medRxiv

Optimal targeting under budget constraints in a humanitarian context, World Development

Effect of Armed Conflict on Intimate Partner Violence : Evidence from the Boko Haram Insurgency in Nigeria (English), World Development

Intergenerational Impact of Population Shocks on Children's Health: Evidence from the 1993-2001 Refugee Crisis in Tanzania, Health Economics e-Journal

How Does Poverty Differ Among Refugees? Taking a Gender Lens to the Data on Syrian Refugees in Jordan, Middle East Development Journal

Introduction to the Special Issue 'Gendered Dimensions of Forced Displacement (coming)