Key Labour Market Indicators: Analysis with Household Survey Data
The guidelines outline relevant definitions for the variables used in collecting labour market data and their roles in developing programs and policies. There are also many country specific examples to demonstrate how these methods and terms work when put into practice, which helps flesh out concepts for readers.
Informing Migration Policies: A Data Primer
The article offers an overview of key definitions, methods, and sources for readers new to the field of migration data and research. Also included is how different data sources might be manipulated to answer common questions about migrants in the labour market, migrant education, or welfare concerns and how this might play into policy. Finally, there is a section dedicated to how common shortcomings in data might be overcome.
Report on the Methodology, Organization and Results of a Modular Sample Survey on Labour Migration in Ukraine
The case study analyses how labour migration is measured in Ukraine. Included in the report are explanations of how the survey team was assembled, how regions and households were picked to form a cohesive and adequate sample, and how the results were calculated while minimizing error. The rest of the work is dedicated to exploring the results of the survey.
UNHCR Resettlement Handbook
The handbook serves as a reference for NGOs and governments of resettlement countries on good practice and methodologies for effective resettlement of refugees. Besides defining key terms and outlining important legal frameworks such as the 1951 Geneva Convention, the handbook offers sections on the specific needs of refugees and, most important for data capacity builders, how to properly collect and store data on refugees and resettlement.
Measuring resettlement outcomes by looking at integration indicators
The report is the product of a 2009 working group on evaluating the integration of resettled refugees. Included is a draft survey on how to measure integration indicators such as employment rates, access to language services, access to affordable housing, and more. The survey draws from the UNHCR's goals for integration and concepts covered in the Integration Handbook.
Measuring flows of international migration: Consistent measures of migration are needed to understand patterns and impacts on labor market outcomes
This brief report offers a broad overview of the limitations in collecting and harmonizing migration data. There are also basic descriptions of the different kinds of migration data available and methodologies for creating and using that data.