Corpus ID: 53687463

No . 272 Climate , conflict and forced migration

  title={No . 272 Climate , conflict and forced migration},
  author={Guy Abel and Michael Brottrager and J. Cuaresma and R. Muttarak},
  • Guy Abel, Michael Brottrager, +1 author R. Muttarak
  • Published 2018
  • Despite the lack of robust empirical evidence, a growing number of media reports attempt to link climate change to the ongoing violent conflicts in Syria and other parts of the world, as well as to the migration crisis in Europe. Exploiting bilateral data on asylum seeking applications for 157 countries over the period 20062015, we assess the determinants of refugee flows using a gravity model which accounts for endogenous selection in order to examine the causal link between climate, conflict… CONTINUE READING

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