Policy Paper Series

The Leir Institute’s recently launched policy paper series features occasional papers written by faculty affiliated with the Fletcher School, as well as friends of the Leir Institute.

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Financial Integration in Refugee Economies: Evidence from Uganda

By Kim Wilson.

“I have twelve children of my own, but after the war, I ended up with twenty-one children in my care.” This is the story of Nyaring, who fled South Sudan for Kampala in 2015 . Nyaring and her husband’s two other wives looked after their many children.

“He had three plots of land, so we [the wives] each lived…

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