Maximising employment opportunities for refugees - EXPeditions

Maximising employment opportunities for refugees

by Alex Teytelboym
  • Key point 1
    The community in which a refugee is resettled has a dramatic effect on their well-being and success moving forward.
  • Key point 2
    Employment optimisation systems and resettlement schemes should consider a refugee’s preferences. They should not only optimise employment but how well an individual matches a given community.
  • Key point 3
    Economists and market designers can offer interventions to improve resettlement schemes, but they must be aware of political pressures and similar constraints.