IPS on OPEN study: Refugees Bring Economic Benefits to Cities

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Tharanga Yakupitiyage wrote about OPEN/Tent’s refugee study for Inter Press Service (IPS) on 20 May. Author of a new study “Refugees Work: A Humanitarian Investment that Yields Economic Dividends”, Legrain found that refugees and migrants are more likely to start new businesses that create wealth, employ local residents, and stimulate investment. He cites the co-founder of Apple, Steve Jobs, whose father was a Syrian migrant. In Berlin, a Syrian refugee …

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