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Publication - Professor Gerard Van den Berg

    Integrating young male refugees

    initial evidence from an inclusive soccer project


    Lange, M, Pfeiffer, F & van den Berg, GJ, 2017, ‘Integrating young male refugees: initial evidence from an inclusive soccer project’. Journal of Labour Market Research, vol 51.


    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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