Transforming Lives and Institutions: The Structural Inclusion and Institutional Engagement of Refugee Migrants in Australia – SSRN

ABSTRACT Successful resettlement of refugees depends both on individual resources and strategies of refugees and on the foundational principle to have the same rights as host communities. Stating the equality of rights is fundamental for the normative framework that determines refugee resettlement policy, and the state has an important responsibility in the clear articulation of … [Read More] Transforming Lives and Institutions: The Structural Inclusion and Institutional Engagement of Refugee Migrants in Australia – SSRN

Why Today’s Migration Crisis Is an Issue of Global Economic Inequality – Center for Global Development (US)

Extract A yearlong project of the Ford Foundation has asked a simple question—“What is inequality?”*—to CGD’s Michael Clemens along with a group including Nobel laureate Joe Stiglitz, Gloria Steinem, Sir Richard Branson, and Sir Elton John. Many spoke about rising domestic inequality. But to Clemens, #InequalityIs global. And innovative policy can tap the power of … [Read More] Why Today’s Migration Crisis Is an Issue of Global Economic Inequality – Center for Global Development (US)

Migrant Intake into Australia: Inquiry report – Productivity Commission

Overview – Extract Immigration is a defining feature of Australia’s economic and social life. Over the past seven decades, around seven million people have migrated to Australia. Assuming that immigration continues along its average long-term trajectory, it is projected to add another 13 million people by 2060. With more than one in four Australian residents … [Read More] Migrant Intake into Australia: Inquiry report – Productivity Commission

Migrant Poverty and Social Capital: The Impact of Intra- and Interethnic Contacts – Research in Social Stratification and Mobility

ABSTRACT Highlights We analyze how various forms of migrant social capital influence the prevalence of poverty. We distinguish between contacts to natives and to immigrants. Having contacts with both groups is most beneficial to be protected from poverty. The disadvantage associated with not having any native contacts depends on language proficiency. Previous research on immigrant … [Read More] Migrant Poverty and Social Capital: The Impact of Intra- and Interethnic Contacts – Research in Social Stratification and Mobility

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