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9 UNU-WIDER articles, publications, projects, experts...
Journal ArticleChallenges to the economic integration of Afghan refugees in the US
Part of Journal Special Issue Involuntary Migration, Inequality, and IntegrationEconomic capital Cultural capital Integration
Journal ArticleCompeting contexts of reception in refugee and immigrant incorporation: Vietnamese in West and East Germany
Part of Journal Special Issue Involuntary Migration, Inequality, and IntegrationIntegration International migration Refugees
BlogLessons from the resettlement of ‘good’ and ‘bad’ Vietnamese forced migrants in Germany
Hiếu (pseudonym) embodies the ‘good refugee’ story. In 1979, he fled Vietnam by boat and eventually resettled in the Federal Republic of (West) Germany, as did many others ...Integration International migration Refugees
BlogSuccessfully integrating refugee populations: What can we learn from the experience of Vietnamese Americans?
Policy makers should see integration and upward mobility, and not simply placement and survival, as goals of resettlement of refugees...Migration Refugees Integration
Working PaperEconomic integration of Afghan refugees in the US, 1980–2015
Using 1990 5% Census and American Community Survey data, we examine the economic integration of Afghan refugees to the US, focusing on employment rates and income levels...Economic capital Cultural capital Integration
Working PaperInvisible, successful, and divided: Vietnamese in Germany since the late 1970s
Until the 1970s, only 1000 Vietnamese lived in West and East Germany, most of them international students. West Germany, in particular, had not yet been confronted with non-European refugees...Integration International migration Refugees
WorkshopUNU-WIDER & UNU-CRIS Joint Session on South-South Integration in a North-South Context: Regional and Global Integration: Quo Vadis?
UNU-WIDER & UNU-CRIS Joint Session (Parallel 1.1) to be held on Saturday, 16 January, South-South Integration in a North-South Context.
WorkshopUNU-WIDER and UNU-CRIS International Workshop on South-South and North-South Trade Agreements: Compatibility Issues
South-South reciprocal trade agreements continue to surge in popularity despite arguments that they are a sub-optimal trade choice relative to North-South agreements or non-discriminatory trade liberalization. S-S agreements include both new...