Publication: What Are the Impacts of Syrian Refugees on Host Community Welfare in Turkey?: A Subnational Poverty Analysis
Yang, Judy S.
Inan, Osman Kaan
In recent years, Turkey has been host to more than two million Syrians seeking refuge. Initially concentrated in the southeastern regions, these refugees now reside throughout the country. There are many questions from policy makers regarding the impact of the population of Syrians Under Temporary Protection on the host community. This paper examines the impact of migrants on regional host communities from a poverty perspective. The paper does not find any negative impacts on poverty for the host community from the increasing population of Syrians Under Temporary Protection as of 2013, despite the high poverty rates experienced among the recent migrants.
“Azevedo, Joao Pedro; Yang, Judy S.; Inan, Osman Kaan. 2016. What Are the Impacts of Syrian Refugees on Host Community Welfare in Turkey?; What are the Impacts of Syrian Refugees on Host Community Welfare in Turkey? A Subnational Poverty Analysis : A Subnational Poverty Analysis. Policy Research Working Paper;No. 7542. © World Bank, Washington, DC. http://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/23722 License: CC BY 3.0 IGO.”
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