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Thomas Ginn is a research fellow at the Center for Global Development, where he studies migration and displacement. His current research focuses on aid for refugees in lower-income countries, including projects on labor market access, housing, and host community attitudes. Prior to joining CGD, Thomas worked with the World Bank on a survey of Syrian refugees in Lebanon, Jordan, and Iraqi Kurdistan and with Innovations for Poverty Action in Kenya. He received his PhD in economics from Stanford University, where his dissertation evaluated camps for Syrian refugees, and his BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.