Economic consequences of conflict and environmental displacement

Florence Kondylis, Valerie Mueller

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Abstract

In recent years, conflicts and natural disasters have displaced scores of people. Yet, the economic consequences of displacement are seldom studied. Identification challenges pose important limitations in drawing causal inference in this field of study. In light of recent advances in the literature, we propose a conceptual framework and discuss plausible identification strategies. Next, we review the relevant literature and set the conceptual framework in motion to analyze the impact of conflict in Bosnia Herzegovina and floods in Pakistan on household welfare. We conclude by reviewing and proposing policy actions that could effectively expose and address constraints faced by displaced populations at their destination.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInternational Handbook on Migration and Economic Development
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing Ltd.
Pages388-424
Number of pages37
ISBN (Electronic)9781782548072
ISBN (Print)9781782548065
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)
  • Business, Management and Accounting(all)
  • Social Sciences(all)

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