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Forced Displacement and Labor Market Access for Women in Colombia, 2001-2011

Medina Palacios, Claudia Cristina LU (2012) EKHR92 20121
Department of Economic History
Abstract
Among the multidimensional effects that forced displacement has on population welfare, the economic ones may be measured in various ways: one of them is assessing the effect of being a forced migrant in the probability of accessing the labor market in the destination communities in Colombia. This is obtained through the estimation of a logit model which uses data from the “Survey in marginalized areas: sexual and reproductive health, forced displacement and poverty” made by Profamilia and it focuses particularly on females. According to theory, the forced migrants are in disadvantage with respect to other groups, especially in the women case; which is confirmed by the empirical results: the forced displaced women have a lower probability... (More)
Among the multidimensional effects that forced displacement has on population welfare, the economic ones may be measured in various ways: one of them is assessing the effect of being a forced migrant in the probability of accessing the labor market in the destination communities in Colombia. This is obtained through the estimation of a logit model which uses data from the “Survey in marginalized areas: sexual and reproductive health, forced displacement and poverty” made by Profamilia and it focuses particularly on females. According to theory, the forced migrants are in disadvantage with respect to other groups, especially in the women case; which is confirmed by the empirical results: the forced displaced women have a lower probability of getting a job with respect to the other types of migrants and the native population. (Less)
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author
Medina Palacios, Claudia Cristina LU
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organization
course
EKHR92 20121
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
Displacement, forced migration, women, labor market access.
language
English
id
3130548
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2012-10-18 11:13:03
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  abstract     = {Among the multidimensional effects that forced displacement has on population welfare, the economic ones may be measured in various ways: one of them is assessing the effect of being a forced migrant in the probability of accessing the labor market in the destination communities in Colombia. This is obtained through the estimation of a logit model which uses data from the “Survey in marginalized areas: sexual and reproductive health, forced displacement and poverty” made by Profamilia and it focuses particularly on females. According to theory, the forced migrants are in disadvantage with respect to other groups, especially in the women case; which is confirmed by the empirical results: the forced displaced women have a lower probability of getting a job with respect to the other types of migrants and the native population.},
  author       = {Medina Palacios, Claudia Cristina},
  keyword      = {Displacement,forced migration,women,labor market access.},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Forced Displacement and Labor Market Access for Women in Colombia, 2001-2011},
  year         = {2012},
}