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  • DIW Weekly Report 12 / 2021

    Refugees’ Mental Health during the Coronavirus Pandemic: Psychological Distress and Continued Loneliness

    Many people are suffering from the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic. Refugees, however, belong to one of the underpriviliged groups in many areas of society. They are more likely than average to live in overcrowded living quarters such as community housing and are thus exposed to a higher risk of infection. At the same time, even before the pandemic, they were more likely than average to experience ...

    2021| Theresa Entringer, Jannes Jacobsen, Hannes Kröger, Maria Metzing
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    Growing Potentials for Migration Research Using the German Socio-Economic Panel Study

    This article highlights the potentials for migration research using the German Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP), a longitudinal panel dataset of private households in Germany running since 1984. We provide a concise overview of its basic features, describe the survey contents and research potentials, and demonstrate opportunities to link external data sources to the SOEP thereby presenting its diverse ...

    In: Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik 241 (2021), 4, S. 527–549 | Jannes Jacobsen, Magdalena Krieger, Felicitas Schikora, Jürgen Schupp
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    Waiting for Kin: A Longitudinal Study of Family Reunification and Refugee Mental Health in Germany

    Involuntarily or planned – many refugees flee their home country alone, leave behind spouses and children but also siblings, parents and other family members they otherwise care for. Reunification in hosting communities is difficult, as governments limit institutional family reunifications and the individual journey of kin is dangerous and often illegal. Having family abroad is mentally distressing ...

    In: Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 47 (2021) 13, S. 2916–2937 | Lea-Maria Löbel, Jannes Jacobsen
  • Other refereed essays

    The Challenged Sense of Belonging Scale (Csbs): A Validation Study in English, Arabic, and Farsi/Dari among Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Germany

    This study introduces and investigates the validity of a brief scale measuring a challenged sense of belonging. The sense of belonging as well as challenges to this sense are important, albeit neglected aspects of social integration and of significance to migration and refugee studies as well as to virtually all other social science contexts. Assessing a challenged or eroded sense of belonging provides ...

    In: Measurement Instruments for the Social Sciences 3 (2021), 3, 16 S. | Lukas M. Fuchs, Jannes Jacobsen, Lena Walther, Eric Hahn, Thi Minh Tam Ta, Malek Bajbouj, Christian von Scheve
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    Using a Mobile App When Surveying Highly Mobile Populations: Panel Attrition, Consent, and Interviewer Effects in a Survey of Refugees

    Panel attrition poses major threats to the survey quality of panel studies. Many features have been introduced to keep panel attrition as low as possible. Based on a random sample of refugees, a highly mobile population, we investigate whether using a mobile phone application improves address quality and response behavior. Various features, including geo-tracking, collecting email addresses and adress ...

    In: Social Science Computer Review 39 (2021), 4, S. 721-743 | Jannes Jacobsen, Simon Kühne
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    The Education of Recently Arrived Refugees in Germany: Conditions, Processes, and Outcomes

    Around the world, the number of refugees is at a record high. Although most forciblydisplaced persons seek refuge within their home country or in a neighboringstate (UNHCR, 2020), a large number of refugees have reached Europe in recentyears, and many of them have settled in Germany (Eurostat, 2020).1As many refugees were children and adolescents when they arrived in Germany(Bundesamt für Migration ...

    In: Journal for Educational Research Online 13 (2021), 1, S. 5-15 | Aileen Edele, Cornelia Kristen, Petra Stanat, Gisela Will
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    Destination-Language Acquisition of Recently Arrived Immigrants: Do Refugees Differ from Other Immigrants?

    Im vorliegenden Beitrag werden Muster des Spracherwerbs von Neuzuwanderern beschrieben, welche in jüngerer Zeit nach Deutschland gekommen sind. Der Schwerpunkt liegt auf dem Vergleich syrischer Geflüchteter mit Migranten aus Italien, Polen und der Türkei, die als Arbeitsmigranten, im Zuge der Familienzusammenführung oder für Bildungszwecke eingewandert sind. Die theoretischen Überlegungen beruhen auf ...

    In: Journal for Educational Research Online 13 (2021), 1, S. 128-156 | Cornelia Kristen, Julian Seuring
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    The Dynamics of Attitudes toward Immigrants: Cohort Analyses for Western EU Member States

    Public opinion climates on immigrants are subject to certain dynamics. This study examines two mechanisms for such dynamics in Western EU member states for the 2002–2018 period. First, the impact of cohort replacement and, second, the impact of periodic threat perceptions, namely, changing macroeconomic conditions and shifts in immigration rates. To date, empirical research on anti-immigrant sentiments ...

    In: International Journal of Comparative Sociology 62 (2021), 4, S. 281–310 | Katja Schmidt
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    Non-migrants’ and Migrants’ Interethnic Relationships: The Third Party Role of Cohabiting Partners

    Considering both non-migrant and migrant couples, this paper studies the effect of cohabiting life partners’ attitudes, resources, and social network compositions on their spouse’s interethnic friendships and acquaintances. Thus, partners are conceptualized as important “third parties” for interethnic relationship formation. Analysing representative German household panel data, I find that partner ...

    In: Ethnic and Racial Studies 45 (2021), 1, S. 22–46 | Philipp Eisnecker
  • Externe Monographien

    The Economic Implications of Migration

    Berlin: Freie Universität Berlin, 2021, XXX, 249 S. | Felicitas Schikora
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