First published on
04 May 2016
Discussion Paper 29

The Syrian Refugee Crisis: Labour Market Implications in Jordan and Lebanon


This paper summarises the implications of the Syrian refugee crisis on the Jordanian and Lebanese labour markets and identifies the key challenges and policy options to address them.


Lorenza Errighi, Jörn Griesse

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Discussion Papers 29. May 2016. Brussels. PDF. 36pp. Tab. Graph. Ann. Bibliogr. Free.

KC-BD-16-029-EN-N (online)
ISBN 978-92-79-54430-9 (online)
ISSN 2443-8022 (online)
doi: 10.2765/901541 (online)
JEL classification: F22, J61, O15


Discussion Papers are written by the staff of the Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, or by experts working in association with them. The Papers are intended to increase awareness of the technical work being done by staff and to seek comments and suggestions for further analysis. The views expressed are the author’s alone and do not necessarily correspond to those of the European Commission.


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