OECD Reports

Working Together for Local Integration of Migrants and Refugees

This publication by the OECD and the European Commission describes why and how countries, regions and cities should a territorial approach to migrant integration, focusing on multi-level governance. The report brings together lessons around 12 objectives for the development and implementation of migrant integration programmes at the local level, drawing on both a statistical database on migrant integration outcomes at subnational level and a survey that has been carried out in 72 cities.

The full report is available here.

How Immigrants Contribute to Developing Countries’ Economies

This report is the result of a project carried out by the OECD Development Centre and the International Labour Organization, with support from the European Union. The project, called “Assessing the Economic Contribution of Labour Migration in Developing Countries as Countries of Destination,” aimed to provide empirical evidence on the multiple ways in which immigration affects host areas, covering ten partner countries: Argentina, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, the Dominican Republic, Ghana, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Rwanda, South Africa and Thailand.

Click here to read the full report.

The Resilience of Students with an Immigrant Background: Factors that Shape Well-Being

This publication explores the role that education systems, schools and teachers can play in helping these students integrate into their communities, overcome adversity, and build academic, social, emotional and motivational resilience. With this aim, it provides an in-depth analysis of the risk and protective factors that can undermine or promote the resilience of immigrant students, drawing on data from PISA and the European Social Survey (ESS) to identify both the risk factors that prevent immigrant students from successfully integrating and the protective factors that enable these students to thrive.

Click here to access the full publication in English, or follow this link for more information about it. The report is also available in French.

Helping Immigrant Students to Succeed at School – and Beyond

This report analyses some of the difficulties that immigrant students encounter – as well as some of the contributions they offer – while settling into their new communities and new schools. Furthermore, with the aim of improving the current situation, it summarises some of the policies that can be implemented by governments to help immigrant students to get integrated into their host societies.

The document can be downloaded here.

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