Journal article icon

Journal article

Return migration and economic outcomes in the conflict context

Abstract:

Knowledge about the economic implications of refugee return is essential in order to develop adequate policies in the post-conflict period. In this paper we explore differences in economic outcomes between return migrant households and non-migrant households using panel data from Burundi, a country which experienced large-scale conflict-led emigration and massive post-war refugee return. We use proximity to the border for identification purposes. The results indicate that returnee households ...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

Actions


Access Document


Files:
Publisher copy:
10.1016/j.worlddev.2017.02.015

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Societies, Other & Subsidiary Companies
Department:
Kellogg College
Sub department:
Ageing Institute (OIA)
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
Role:
Author
Centre on Migration, Policy and Society More from this funder
UK Department of International Development More from this funder
Kasetsart University, International Migration Institute More from this funder
Institute for the Study of Labor More from this funder
Refugee Studies Centre More from this funder
Expand funders...
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
World Development Journal website
Volume:
95
Pages:
196-210
Publication date:
2017-03-15
Acceptance date:
2017-02-12
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-5991
ISSN:
0305-750X
Source identifiers:
584283
Keywords:
Pubs id:
pubs:584283
UUID:
uuid:7a223abd-fcaf-460a-b75f-d19c3320e058
Local pid:
pubs:584283
Deposit date:
2017-05-04

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP