Forced migration or displacement
Stocktaking of Global Forced Displacement Data
Sarzin reviews the availability, credibility, and methodologies behind common sources of displacement data, in doing so helping researchers and policymakers review their approaches to understanding an often difficult situation to encompass. Key definitions and ongoing programs are also discussed to offer information for both those new to the topic and those to whom forced displacement is a familiar terrain.
Measuring remittances through surveys: Methodological and conceptual issues for survey designers and data analysts
This paper will be of interest to those interested in mining remittance data from national surveys. The authors methodically present the many aspects of remittances that researchers might wish to answer, such as how much migrants send, the recipients of the remittances, the effects of the remittances, and the kinds of remittances. Common errors and weak spots in methodology are also covered to give readers a well rounded picture.
Hard to see, harder to count: Survey guidelines to estimate forced labour of adults and children
The manual offers guidelines for quantitative research on trafficking in persons, including both adults and children. Necessary definitions, descriptions of methodologies, and templates for questionnaires are all included and thus make this a helpful work for readers of varying levels of familiarity with the topic.