Apolitical covers Tent’s report on the Economic & Fiscal Effects of Granting Refugees the Right to Work

Apolitical’s Fergus Peace reported on Tent’s October 2018 policy brief entitled The Economic and Fiscal Effects of Granting Refugees Formal Labor Market Access published in partnership with the Center for Global Development.

The brief focuses on the likely benefits that are associated with allowing refugees to access the formal labor market. By implementing policies proposed in the brief, refugees could experience higher rates of employment, higher incomes, and greater workplace protection; and host communities could experience less competition from the informal sector and increased tax revenue.

Read the full article at the link below to see further analysis of the brief’s key recommendations.


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