Latest publications

Laar, Mindel & Madhulika Sahoo, 2017, Migrant Health in India: APPAM Minority Report #2, APPAM Minority Report #2, More information

Laar, Mindel & Sara Hamedani, 2017, Terror & Refugee Law in the Mediterranean Crisis: APPAM Minority Report #3, APPAM Minority Report #3, More information

Marchand, Katrin, Inez Roosen, Julia Reinold & Melissa Siegel, 2017, Irregular Migration from and in the East and Horn of Africa, Report commissioned by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in the framework of the EU-funded Better Migration Management (BMM) Programme, More information

Bilgili, Özge & Katrin Marchand, 2017, Domain 3: Protection and Migration, Thematic Input Paper - Agadir Regional Thematic Exchange Meeting. Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation: Bern, Switzerland, More information

Kuschminder, Katherine & Khalid Koser, 2017, The role of migration-specific and migration-relevant policies in migrant decision-making in transit, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2017-022

Bilgili, Özge, Craig Loschmann & Melissa Siegel, 2017, The Gender-Based Effects of Displacement: The Case of Congolese Refugees in Rwanda, KNOMAD Working Paper 21, More information

McGregor, Elaine, Mar 28, 2017, Intergovernmental Organizations, Migration and the Sustainable Development Goals , The Migrating out of Poverty Research Programme Consortium held its 'From Evidence to Policy' conference at the Brunei Gallery at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London on 28th and 29th March 2017., More information

Marchand, Katrin, Apr 10, 2017, Exploring the Labour Market Outcomes of Congolese Refugees in Rwanda, MACIMIDE Workshop 2017 Maastricht

Marchand, Katrin, Mar 29, 2017, Exploring the Labour Market Activities of Congolese Refugees in Rwanda, Migrating out of Poverty: From Evidence to Policy 28-29 March, 2017 at the Brunei Gallery at SOAS in London

McGregor, Elaine, Mar 2017, MOVEMENT: A Global Civil Society Report on Progress and Impact on Migrants’ Rights and Development: 2nd edition: 2017 , This publication has been commissioned by the International Catholic Migration Commission Europe (ICMC Europe) with financial assistance from the European Union as part of the activities for the Migration and Development Civil Society (MADE) Network programme, 84, More information

Constant, Amelie & Klaus F. Zimmermann, 2017, Challenged by migration: Europe's options, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2017-018

Naudé, Wim, Melissa Siegel & Katrin Marchand, 2017, Migration, entrepreneurship and development: critical questions, IZA Journal of Migration, 6, More information

Ragab, Nora Jasmin, Laura Rahmeier & Melissa Siegel, Jan 2017, Mapping the Syrian diaspora in Germany - Contributions to peace, reconstruction and potentials for collaboration with German Development Cooperation, commissioned by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), More information

Waidler, Jennifer, Michaella Vanore, Franziska Gassmann & Melissa Siegel, 2017, Migration and the Multi-Dimensional Well-Being of Elderly Persons in Georgia, Journal of Population Ageing, in press , More information

Kahanec, Martin & Mariola Pytliková, 2017, The economic impact of East-West migration on the European Union, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2017-001

Cebotari, Victor, Valentina Mazzucato & Melissa Siegel, 2017, Gendered perceptions of migration among Ghanaian children in transnational care, Child Indicators Research, in press , More information

Waidler, Jennifer, Jessica Sabine Hagen-Zanker, Franziska Gassmann & Melissa Siegel, 2017, Do remittances and social assistance have different impacts on expenditure patterns of recipient households? The Moldovan Case, Migration and Development, in press , More information

Waidler, Jennifer, Michaella Vanore, Franziska Gassmann & Melissa Siegel, 2017, Does it matter where the children are? The wellbeing of elderly people 'left behind' by migrant children in Moldova, Ageing and Society, 37, More information

Koser, Khalid & Elaine McGregor, Sep 2016, UNU-MERIT Blog, More information

Kuschminder, Katherine & Khalid Koser, Mar 2016, Irregular Migrants Decision Making Factors in Transit, Department of Immigration and Border Protection (Australia) Occasional Paper Series No.21

, Jan 2016, Connecting diaspora for development; Literature review, Commissioned by IOM and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Langley, Sarah, Feb 2016, Gendered Differences in Migration and Return: Perspectives from Ethiopia, in: Bloom, T. and Gebrewold, B., Understanding Migrant Decisions From Sub-Saharan Africa to the Mediterranean Region, Routledge, New York, 156-174, More information

Laar, Mindel & Corinne Bossé, Jun 2016, UNU-MERIT Blog , More information

Hercog, Metka & Mindel van de Laar, 2016, Europe as unlikely immigrant destination: location choice for internationally mobile students in India, European Journal Of Higher Education, 6, More information

Marchand, Katrin, Sep 03, 2016, Poverty and Occupational Choice: An Analysis of the Linkages for Different Migrant Groups in Afghanistan, Human Development & Capability Association Conference:Capability and Diversity in a Global Society; September 1-3, 2016; Tokyo, Japan

Marchand, Katrin, Nov 28, 2016, Migration and Entrepreneurship of Remaining Household Members - A Comparative Analysis of Afghanistan, Burundi, Ethiopia and Morocco, 2nd International Conference on Migration & Diaspora Entrepreneurship 28-29 November, 2016 - Bremen

International Labour Organization, ILO, 2016, Promoting informed policy dialogue on migration, remittance and development in Nepal, Kathmandu, ISBN: 9789221308034; 9789221308041, More information

Mahé, Clotilde , 2016, Skills and entrepreneurship: Are return migrants 'Jacks-of-all-trades'?, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-071

van Houte, Marieke, Melissa Siegel & Tine Davids, 2016, Deconstructing the meanings of and motivations for return: an Afghan case study, Comparative Migration Studies, 4, More information

Qu, Zhaopeng & Zhong Zhao, 2016, Glass ceiling effect in urban China: Wage inequality of rural-urban migrants during 2002-2007, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-069

Kuschminder, Katherine, 2016, Strong ties, weak ties: Exploring the role of networks in domestic worker migration from Ethiopia to the Middle East, Asian Pacific and Migration Journal, 25, More information

Kahanec, Martin & Klaus F. Zimmermann, 2016, Post-Enlargement Migration and the Great Recession in the E(M)U: Lessons and policy implications, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-066

Constant, Amelie & Klaus F. Zimmermann, 2016, Towards a new European refugee policy that works, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-062

Reinold, Julia, Inez Roosen, Alexander Hoogenboom, Ingrid Westendorp & Katharina Koch, 2016, International Marriage Brokers and Mail Order Brides. Analysing the need for regulation, The study was requested by the European Parliament’s Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality and commissioned, overseen and published by the Policy Department for Citizen’s Rights and Constitutional Affairs, More information

Waidler, Jennifer, 2016, On the fungibility of public and private transfers: A mental accounting approach, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-060

Constant, Amelie & Klaus F. Zimmermann, 2016, Diaspora Economics: New Perspectives, International Journal of Manpower, 37

Loschmann, Craig, 2016, Essays on Conflict-related Migration and Development in the case of Afghanistan, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Ong, Cheng Boon & Nadine Walicki, Nov 2016, Leaving no one behind: internal displacement and the New Urban Agenda, Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, Geneva, 7, More information

Kuschminder, Katherine & Khalid Koser, 2016, Afghans in Greece and Turkey seeking to migrate onward: Decision-making factors and destination choices, Migration Policy Practice, VI

Kuschminder, Katherine & Metka Hercog, 2016, The Power of the Strong State: A Comparative Analysis of the Diaspora Engagement Policies of India and Ethiopia, in: D. Besharov and M. Lopez (Eds.), Adjusting to a World in Motion: Trends in Migration and Migration Policy, Oxford University Press, UK, International Policy Exchange Series

Constant, Amelie, Teresa García-Muñoz, Shoshana Neuman & Tzahi Neuman, 2016, A 'healthy immigrant effect' or a 'sick immigrant effect'? Selection and policies matter, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-051

Constant, Amelie, Annabelle Krause, Ulf Rinne & Klaus F. Zimmermann, 2016, Reservation wages of first- and second-generation migrants, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-050

Cebotari, Victor, Melissa Siegel & Valentina Mazzucato, 2016, Migration and the education of children who stay behind in Moldova and Georgia, International Journal of Educational Development, 51, More information

Kuschminder, Katherine & Sarah Langley, 2016, Migrants in countries in crisis: Supporting an evidence-based approach for effective and cooperative state action, Regional Discussion Paper, Focus on the East and Southern African Experience, International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), More information

McGregor, Elaine & Nora Jasmin Ragab, Feb 2016, The Role of Culture and the Arts in the Integration of Refugees and Migrants, European Expert Network on Culture and Audiovisual (EENCA), More information

McGregor, Elaine & Nora Jasmin Ragab, Jun 2016, The Role of Culture and the Arts in the Integration of Refugees and Migrants: Member State Questionnaires, European Expert Network on Culture and Audiovisual (EENCA), More information

Constant, Amelie & Klaus F. Zimmermann, 2016, Diaspora economics: New perspectives, Published in International Journal of Manpower, Vol. 37, No. 7, pp. 1110-1135, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-042

Mbaye, Linguère Mously & Klaus F. Zimmermann, 2016, Natural disasters and human mobility, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-040

Akay, Alpaslan, Olivier Bargain & Klaus F. Zimmermann, 2016, Home sweet home? Macroeconomic conditions in home countries and the well-being of migrants, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2016-038

Hercog, Metka & Mindel van de Laar, 2016, Motivations and Constraints of Moving Abroad for Indian Students, Journal of International Migration & Integration