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Yu, Yip Ching, Jul 01, 2020, Pathways to Intergenerational Welfare Assimilation: Evidence from the Netherlands, IMISCOE Conference 2020

Yu, Yip Ching, Jun 25, 2020, Pathways to Intergenerational Welfare Assimilation: Evidence from the Netherlands, EALE SOLE AASLE World Labour Economics Conference 2020

Siegel, Melissa, 2020, Migration and Health, in: Bastia, Tanja & Ronald Skeldon, Routledge Handbook of Migration and Development, Routledge, UK, More information

Soete, Luc, May 2020, Hammer or nudge? Science-based policy advice in the COVID-19 pandemic, The COVID-19 pandemic is not only confronting the world with a new and deadly virus – it has also brought ‘science’ back into the lead of policymaking. One can only welcome this dramatic recognition of the value and role of science to society amid the COVID-19 public health challenge. However, the science-based policy advice for measures to combat COVID-19 has also some worrying features. Three are being discussed here. They have led to a strong national bias in both science-based policy advice and in the national policies implemented to combat COVID-19. Alternative approaches are discussed focusing in particular on the European Union, More information

Ragab, Nora Jasmin, 2020, Diaspora Mobilisation in a Conflict Setting: The Emergence and Trajectories of Syrian Diaspora Mobilisation in Germany, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University

Nour, Samia S. O. M., 2020, Migration of higher education students from the North Africa Region to the United Kingdom, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2020-016

Müller-Funk, Lea & Sonja Fransen, Mar 2020, Return aspirations and coerced return: A case study on Syrian refugees in Turkey and Lebanon, IMI Working papers, More information

Hooijen, Inge, Christoph Meng & Julia Reinold, 2020, Be prepared for the unexpected: The gap between (im)mobility intentions and subsequent behaviour of recent higher education graduates, Population Space and Place, 2313, More information

Loschmann, Craig & Katrin Marchand, 2020, The labor market reintegration of returned refugees in Afghanistan, Small Business Economics, More information

Yu, Yip Ching, Jun 07, 2019, Segmented Paths of Welfare Assimilation, The Dynamics of Inequality Across the Life-course Mid-term Conference. Turku, Finland

Diker, Eleni & Nora Jasmin Ragab, Nov 2019, Diaspora Mobilization in Contexts of Political Uncertainties: Exploring the potentials, limits and future roles of the Syrian civil society in the Middle East and Europe, Study commissioned by the Danish Refugee Council’s Civil Society Engagement Unit (CSEU), More information

Diker, Eleni & Nora Jasmin Ragab, Nov 2019, Diaspora Mobilization in Contexts of Political Uncertainties - Exploring the potentials, limits and future roles of the Syrian civil society in the Middle East and Europe, comissioned by Danish Refugee Council’s Civil Society Engagement Unit (CSEU), More information

Bilgili, Özge & Sonja Fransen, 2019, Return, Reintegration and the Role of State, Migration & Integration 8-Dialog zwischen Politik, Wissenschaft und Praxis, 8

Adger, W. Neil, Emily Boyd, Anita Fabos, Sonja Fransen, Dominique Jolivet, George Neville, Ricardo Safra de Campos & Marjanneke J. Vijge, 2019, Migration transforms the conditions for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, Lancet Planetary Health, 3

Fransen, Sonja & Hein de Haas, 2019, The Volume and Geography of Forced Migration, IMI Working Papers No. 156

Meshkovska, Biljana, Nasrat Sayed, Katharina Koch, Iman Rajabzadeh, Carole Wenger & Melissa Siegel, 2019, Afghan Diaspora in Europe: Mapping engagement in Denmark, Germany, Sweden, and the United Kingdom, Study commissioned by Danish Refugee Council, More information

Dubow, Talitha, Sarah Roeder, Katrin Marchand & Melissa Siegel, 2019, Evidence of the Determinants of Migration in the EU, H2020 REMINDER Working Paper, More information

Kuschminder, Katherine, Talitha Dubow, Ahmet Icduygu, Aysen Ustubici, Eda Kiriscioglu, Godfried Engbersen & Olga Mitrovic, Nov 2019, Decision Making on the Balkan Route and the EU-Turkey Statement, WODC Report, More information


Siegel, Melissa, Nov 2019, MIGNEX, MIGNEX Insight, More information

Bilgili, Özge, Louis Volante, Don A. Klinger & Melissa Siegel, 2019, Confronting the challenge of immigrant and refugee student underachievement: Policies and practices from Canada, New Zealand and the European Union, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2019-048

Marchand, Katrin, Veronika Fajth & Melissa Siegel, 2019, Relevant Data to Understand Migration in the EU, REMINDER Main Report, More information

Fajth, Veronika, Özge Bilgili, Craig Loschmann & Melissa Siegel, 2019, How do refugees affect social life in host communities? The case of Congolese refugees in Rwanda, Comparative Migration Studies, 7, More information

Kuschminder, Katherine & Anna Triandafyllidou, Oct 2019, , Explainer and Video Abstract, More information

Kuschminder, Katherine & Anna Triandafyllidou, 2019, Smuggling, Trafficking, and Extortion: New Conceptual and Policy Challenges on the Libyan Route to Europe, Antipode, More information

Mueller, Charlotte, Oct 2019, , Migrant Knowledge - Writing knowledge into the history of migration and migration into the history of knowledge. A blog curated by GHI Washington Pacific Regional Office Berkeley, More information

Andersson, Lisa & Melissa Siegel, Oct 2019, Empirical assessments of the development impacts of migration, Mignex background paper, More information

Siegel, Melissa, Oct 2019, , UNU-MERIT blog series, More information

Alem, Yonas & Lisa Andersson, 2019, International Remittances and Private Interhousehold Transfers: Exploring the Links, The European Journal of Development Research, 31, More information

Volante, Louis, Don A. Klinger, Melissa Siegel & Leena Yahia, 2019, Policy options for addressing immigrant student achievement gaps, Migration Policy and Practice, 9, More information

van Houte, Marieke & Arjen Leerkes, 2019, Dealing with (non-)deportability: A comparative policy analysis of the post-entry migration enforcement regimes of Western European countries, Report commissioned by the 'Van Zwol committtee', More information

Waidler, Jennifer & Stephen Devereux, 2019, Social grants, remittances, and food security: does the source of income matter?, Food Security, More information

Kuschminder, Katherine & Jennifer Waidler, 2019, At Europe’s frontline: factors determining migrants decision making for onwards migration from Greece and Turkey, Migration and Development, More information

Mueller, Charlotte, Apr 2019, , UNU-MERIT Blog, More information

Alberola, Clara & Chiara Janssen, Mar 2019, Action Knowledge Transfer on Migrant Smuggling and Trafficking by Air and Document Fraud, Commissioned by ICMPD through the Mobility Partnership Facility with financial support from the European Union, More information

Strain, Zachary, Clara Alberola & Rufus Horne, 2019, Migration Routes in West and Central Africa & East and Horn of Africa - 2018 Update, Commissioned by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, More information

Volante, Louis, Don A. Klinger, Melissa Siegel & Leena Yahia, 2019, Raising the achievement of immigrant students: Towards a multi-layered framework for enhanced student outcomes, Policy Futures in Education, 17, More information

Marchand, Katrin, Veronika Fajth, Zachary Strain, Clotilde Mahé & Melissa Siegel, Mar 2019, Patterns of Migration in the European Union, H2020 REMINDER Working Paper, More information

Wong, Pui-hang & Mehmet Guney Celbis, 2019, Human Rights, Income and International Migration, International Migration, 57, More information

Loschmann, Craig, Özge Bilgili & Melissa Siegel, 2019, Considering the benefits of hosting refugees: evidence of refugee camps influencing local labour market activity and economic welfare in Rwanda, IZA Journal of Development and Migration, 9, More information

Kuschminder, Katherine, 2019, The Multi-level Governance of Asylum in Italy: Understanding Eritreans’ Secondary Movements in Search of Relocation within Italy, Journal of Refugee Studies, More information

Kuschminder, Katherine, 2019, Using Mixed Methods to Examine Refugees and Other Migrants’ Decision-Making in Transit, Sage Research Methods Case, More information

Papangelopoulos, Kostas & Ortrun Merkle, Jan 2019, Investigating the impact of experiences abroad on perceptions of corruption: A case-study on Greek migrants in Germany, The Netherlands and the United Kingdom, SEESOX Diaspora briefs, More information

McGregor, Elaine, Jan 2019, Money Matters: The Role of Funding in Migration Governance, More information

Bilgili, Özge, Craig Loschmann, Sonja Fransen & Melissa Siegel, 2019, Is the Education of Local Children Influenced by Living near a Refugee Camp? Evidence from Host Communities in Rwanda, International Migration, More information

Yu, Yip Ching, Sep 21, 2018, Segmented Paths of Welfare Assimilation, Annual MACIMIDE Conference 2018. Maastricht, The Netherlands

Bundervoet, T. & Sonja Fransen, 2018, The educational impact of shocks in utero: Evidence from the Rwandan genocide, Economics and Human Biology, 29, More information

Fransen, Sonja & M. Caarls, 2018, Allowing refugees to work or not?, in: A. Weinar, S. Bonjour, and L. Zhyznomirska, The Handbook on the Politics of Migration in Europe, Routledge Press, UK

Bilgili, Özge, Craig Loschmann, Sonja Fransen & Melissa Siegel, 2018, Is the education of local children influenced by living nearby a refugee camp? Evidence from host communities in Rwanda, International Migration, 57, More information

Schewel, K. & Sonja Fransen, 2018, Formal education and Migration Aspirations in Ethiopia, Population and Development Review, 44