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Refugees Boost Local Economy

A new study says refugees do not have to be a burden on a host country’s resources. In fact, they can actually help boost the local economy if given the chance. The findings were released June 20th, World refugee Day.   Professor Alexander Betts says prior to the study, not much was known about the economic lives of refugees.   “There’s been very little academic research or policy work focused on the economic activities of refugees. Generally the approaches that have been...

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