Caroline Krafft - Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Caroline Krafft


Assistant Professor of economics at St. Catherine University

Dr. Caroline Krafft is an assistant professor of economics at St. Catherine University. She received her PhD from the Department of Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota. Her research examines issues in development economics, primarily labor, education, health, and inequality in the Middle East and North Africa. Current projects include work on refugees, labor market dynamics, life course transitions, human capital accumulation, and fertility.

Working Papers

The Number and Characteristics of Syrians in Jordan: A Multi-Source Analysis

Jordan has experienced a substantial influx of refugees from Syria since 2011. The Jordanian government ... read more

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Socioeconomic Status and the Changing Nature of School-to-Work Transitions in Egypt, Jordan and Tunisia

This paper examines the evolution of initial labor market outcomes across cohorts of school leavers ... read more

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Persistence and Change in Marriage Practices Among Syrian Refugees in Jordan

Since the onset of the Syrian conflict there has been considerable attention to reports of ... read more

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Education Interrupted: Enrollment, Attainment, and Dropout of Syrian Refugees in Jordan

Education is a key means to integrate refugee populations into their host countries, as well ... read more

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The Promise and Peril of Youth Entrepreneurship in MENA

Entrepreneurship is promoted by government policies and international agencies as a solution to high rates ... read more


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