Experience and scientific research has shown that the economics of forced displacement has been misunderstood, beginning with the false concept that compensation for lost housing or land is sufficient to avoid the impoverishment of those in the way.  The new editor of this page will introduce the economics of displacement, with hyperlinks to key studies and examples.  If you are an INDR member and interested in becoming the editor of this section, please contact Ted Downing.

T. Downing, President INDR