The economic dimensions of mobility: access to jobs and sustainable livelihoods

The economic dimensions of mobility: access to jobs and sustainable livelihoods

In 2017, the number of international migrants reached 258 million, while the total number of refugees and asylum-seekers in the world reached 25.9 million. The economic dimensions of mobility, in terms of access to jobs and sustainable livelihoods, are central to the integration process of these groups, yet they often face structural, legal and other barriers.

This rapid scoping review aims to explain these barriers, and present case studies of where the barriers have been successfully overcome.