Political Scrapbook: Investing in Welcoming Refugees can Yield Nearly Twice the Amount in Economic Benefits

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Political Scrapbook reported on OPEN/Tent’s refugee study on 18 May. It is the first comprehensive, international study of how refugees can contribute to advanced economies, and focuses on what returns a country can get by investing in refugees. How a country responds to refugees makes a big difference, its points out. At one extreme, the US gives refugees a burst of initial help, after which they are expected to fend for …

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