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Sandra Sequeira on the economics of displacement in Mozambique

WIDER Seminar Series

Sandra Sequeira presents at the WIDER Seminar Series on 7 December 2022.

The economics of displacement: Evidence from Mozambique

Abstract

This presentation will employ quasi experimental and experimental methods to advance our understanding of key challenges in the economics of forced displacement. The first part of the presentation will examine the impact of forced displacement on human capital accumulation across time. The second part will focus on the impact of financial security on the socioeconomic integration of refugees into host communities in the global south.

About the presenter

Sandra Sequeira is an Associate Professor in Development Economics at the International Development Department at the London School of Economics. Her research focuses on key issues in development (state capacity, migration), political economy and consumer behavior. She is the recipient of a European Research Council Starting Grant, a Philip Leverhulme Prize in Economics, an Economic and Social Research Council Knowledge Transfer Partnership and a WHO Raise Competition Award.

WIDER Seminar Series

The WIDER Seminar Series showcases the latest research on key topics in development economics. It provides a forum for senior and early-career researchers, both in-house and external, to present recent and ongoing work related to UNU-WIDER’s current work programme.

In addition to providing a forum for both academic debate and training, the series presents an opportunity for policy makers and others interested in development to learn about the latest research methods and findings.

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