Integrating Refugees into Host Country Labor Markets: Challenges and Policy Options (MPI)

This MPI report provides an overview of the barriers to the successful labor market integration of refugees and asylum seekers across all skills levels, and analyzes the targeted support initiatives and structural policy levers available to overcome them.

This report by the Migration Policy Institute (MPI) provides an overview of the barriers to the successful labor market integration of refugees and asylum seekers across all skills levels.

The report also analyzes the targeted support initiatives and structural policy levers available to overcome them. Among the policies that can support such integration are: early skills assessment and training, recognition of foreign academic and professional credentials, and employer engagement.

The report encourages policymakers to start integration initiatives early, thoroughly evaluate integration programs, and clearly communicate integration prospects and expected returns on investments.

The report was drafted by Maria Vincenza Desiderio.

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za 01 okt 2016
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