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Integrating young male refugees: initial evidence from an inclusive soccer project

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Original languageEnglish
Article number6
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Labour Market Research
Issue number6
DateAccepted/In press - 20 Sep 2017
DatePublished (current) - 27 Sep 2017


This study analyses data collected among a group of young male refugees who participated in a randomised experiment. Refugees were randomly assigned to a soccer project aimed at facilitating social and labour market integration or to a control group. We evaluate the randomisation process, discuss the design and implementation of the survey and summarize the main findings of the survey by focusing on labour market activity, pre-migration characteristics, and the monetary costs of the escape. In addition, we provide a preliminary outlook on the effectiveness of the programme

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  • Refugees Randomised experiment Labour market integration

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