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Dr. Lisa Kaida and PhD student Max Stick

Economic Integration of Resettled Refugees

Dr. Lisa Kaida, Feng Hou of Statistics Canada, and PhD student Max Stick’s recently published article compares the economic integration of privately sponsored and government-assisted refugees.

Jun 21, 2019

Dr. Kaida’s most recent research, funded by a SSHRC Insight Grant, was published in the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. Kaida, Feng Hou (Statistics Canada), and Max Stick (PhD student, McMaster) use the Longitudinal Immigration Database (IMDB) to analyze the employment and earnings outcomes of privately sponsored and government-assisted refugees in Canada.

From the article: “Our study contributes to the ongoing international policy debate on refugee resettlement strategies by illuminating the economic advantages of Privately Sponsored Refugees in the long term.”

View the article here.