Refugees from the Syrian conflict: characteristics and prospects - Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Refugees from the Syrian conflict: characteristics and prospects

Refugees from the Syrian conflict: characteristics and prospects

by Belal Fallah

In the wake of the conflict in Syria, millions of people have fled for their lives, mainly to the neighbouring countries of Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey, while some refugees have settled in Europe, notably in Germany. This column outlines the characteristics of these populations – in terms of their education, employment and reception by host communities – which are key determinants of the prospects for social integration … read more