Technology can both empower and disempower. At a recent workshop on blockchain, we landed a challenge: how can we use it to facilitate refugee integration? I am an immediate misfit in the dynamic…

Kristina Mikulova |

Guest post by Arthur Alik-Lagrange and Lea Rouanet
Impact evaluations of interventions aiming at reducing intra-partner and sexual and gender-based violence (IPV-SGBV) have mostly failed at…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

Negative Beliefs and Attitudes Towards Immigrants Threaten Effective Integration The growing scale of human mobility worldwide has rendered immigration a salient topic. Better integration could…

Jonas Bergmann |

I was recently at the Novafrica conference in Lisbon, where one of the keynote talks was given by Stefan Dercon. He based it around a newly released short book he has written with Daniel Clarke,…

David McKenzie |

Nearly 60 million persons were forcibly displaced worldwide due to conflict and persecution at the end of 2014—the highest number since World War II. Forced displacement is not only a humanitarian…

Kirsten Schuettler |

Migrants are increasingly recognised as transnational actors who can contribute to the development of their countries of origin without actually returning to them. In recent decades, host…

Jacob Townsend, Zdena Middernacht |

We have received some queries from market analysts and journalists as to when the new data and forecasts on remittances will be released. We are issuing the new Migration and Development Brief on…

Dilip Ratha |