Mrittika Shamsuddin teaches in the Economics Department at Dalhousie University, Canada. Her research focuses on migration, labor and impact evaluations of social protection programs. She is one of the Young Fellows in Forced Displacement, a partnership program, funded by the United Kingdom’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), managed by the World Bank Group (WBG) and established in partnership with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to build evidence-based knowledge on forced displacement. As a fellow, Mrittika has researched integration of Venezuelan refugees and migrants in Brazil and their economic and fiscal impact on the Brazilian economy. Mrittika holds a PhD in Economics from Georgetown University, DC and has several academic publications, including Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics and Applied Economics.