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Thematic Focus: Internal Displacement

Events & opportunities:Course on Law of Internal Displacement, Sanremo, 27 November-1 December 2018 [info]- Apply by 30 September 2018.Internal Displacement Conference, Geneva, 18 October 2018 [info]- "[I]nterdisciplinary conference that will bring together insights from new research on human mobility, economics and … Continue reading

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Thematic Focus: Education

Publications:"Access for Refugees to Higher Education: Paving Pathways to Integration," International Higher Education, no. 95 (Fall 2018) [open access]Addressing the Humanitarian-Development Nexus in the Horn of Africa: Perceptions and Attitudes on the New Way of Working (NWoW) and the Education … Continue reading

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Mulvaney’s First New Enforcement Action Continues Focus on Asset-Advance Firms

In the latest sign of regulatory scrutiny of asset-advance companies offering consumers what regulators believe are in fact regulated “credit” under federal law and “loans” under state law, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (BCFP) filed its first new lawsuit … Continue reading

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MBA Apps Drop in United States: Could More of an IP Law Focus Help Some Schools?

In an article titled, “MBA Apps Take a Shocking Plunge”published at Poets & Quants,  John A. Byrne discusses how the number of MBA applications in the United States has dropped substantially.  The amount of the drop depends on the particular … Continue reading

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Thematic Focus: Children & Families – Pt. 2

"Adjustment of Refugee Children and Adolescents in Australia: Outcomes from Wave Three of the Building a New Life in Australia Study," BMC Medicine, 16:157 (Sept. 2018) [open access]- See also related commentary, blog post and Univ. of Melbourne news story.Approaches … Continue reading

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