Working papers

On this page you will find migration related working papers published in the UNU-MERIT Working Papers series. For the full series, please visit the Working Papers series on the UNU-MERIT website.


2017

2017-022 The role of migration-specific and migration-relevant policies in migrant decision-making in transit
Katherine Kuschminder & Khalid Koser
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2017-018 Challenged by migration: Europe's options
Amelie Constant & Klaus F. Zimmermann
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2017-001 The economic impact of East-West migration on the European Union
Martin Kahanec & Mariola Pytliková
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2016

2016-071 Skills and entrepreneurship: Are return migrants 'Jacks-of-all-trades'?
Clotilde Mahé
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2016-069 Glass ceiling effect in urban China: Wage inequality of rural-urban migrants during 2002-2007
Zhaopeng Qu & Zhong Zhao
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2016-066 Post-Enlargement Migration and the Great Recession in the E(M)U: Lessons and policy implications
Martin Kahanec & Klaus F. Zimmermann
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2016-062 Towards a new European refugee policy that works
Amelie Constant & Klaus F. Zimmermann
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2016-060 On the fungibility of public and private transfers: A mental accounting approach
Jennifer Waidler
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2016-051 A 'healthy immigrant effect' or a 'sick immigrant effect'? Selection and policies matter
Amelie Constant, Teresa García-Muñoz, Shoshana Neuman & Tzahi Neuman
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2016-050 Reservation wages of first- and second-generation migrants
Amelie Constant, Annabelle Krause, Ulf Rinne & Klaus F. Zimmermann
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2016-042 Diaspora economics: New perspectives
Amelie Constant & Klaus F. Zimmermann
Published in International Journal of Manpower, Vol. 37, No. 7, pp. 1110-1135.
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2016-040 Natural disasters and human mobility
Linguère Mously Mbaye & Klaus F. Zimmermann
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2016-038 Home sweet home? Macroeconomic conditions in home countries and the well-being of migrants
Alpaslan Akay, Olivier Bargain & Klaus F. Zimmermann
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2016-018 Migration, occupation and education: Evidence from Ghana
Clotilde Mahé & Wim Naudé
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2016-007 Rejected Afghan asylum seekers in the Netherlands: Migration experiences, current situations and future aspirations
Katherine Kuschminder & Melissa Siegel
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2015

2015-033 Migration, entrepreneurship and development: A critical review
Wim Naudé, Melissa Siegel & Katrin Marchand
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2014

2014-072 Do remittances and social assistance have different impacts on expenditure patterns of recipient households? The Moldovan case
Jennifer Waidler, Jessica Sabine Hagen-Zanker, Franziska Gassmann & Melissa Siegel
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2014-051 Does shelter assistance reduce poverty in Afghanistan?
Craig Loschmann, Melissa Siegel & Christopher R. Parsons
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2014-041 To return permanently or to return temporarily? Explaining migrants' intentions
Özge Bilgili & Melissa Siegel
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2014-037 Afghan unaccompanied minors in the Netherlands: Far away from home and protected?
Carla Buil & Melissa Siegel
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2014-011 Tipping points? Ethnic composition change in Dutch big city neighbourhoods
Cheng Boon Ong
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2014-008 School choice, segregation, and forced school closure
Cheng Boon Ong & Kristof de Witte
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2013

2013-071 Transnationalism and integration: Complements or Substitutes?
Bram Dekker & Melissa Siegel
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2013-068 Social Media and Migration Research
Elaine McGregor & Melissa Siegel
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2013-067 Determinants of international mobility decision: The case-study of India
Metka Hercog & Mindel van de Laar
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2013-066 What's the best place for me? Location-choice for S&E students in India
Metka Hercog & Mindel van de Laar
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2013-065 Bringing migration into the post-2015 agenda: Notes, reflections and policy directions
Ronald Skeldon
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2013-064 The influence of ethnic segregation and school mobility in primary education on high school dropout . Evidence from regression discontinuity at a contextual tipping point
Cheng Boon Ong & Kristof de Witte
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2013-061 Ethnic segregation and heterogeneous preferences of homeowners for housing and neighbourhood characteristics. Evidence from the Netherlands
Cheng Boon Ong & Kristof de Witte
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2013-043 The impact of migration on children left behind in Moldova
Franziska Gassmann, Melissa Siegel, Michaella Vanore & Jennifer Waidler
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2013-038 The influence of vulnerability on migration intentions in Afghanistan
Craig Loschmann & Melissa Siegel
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2013-037 The links between economic integration and remittances behaviour of migrants in the Netherlands
Özge Bilgili
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2013-023 Eliciting Illegal migration rates through list randomization
David McKenzie & Melissa Siegel
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2012

2012-082 The impact of migration on elderly left behind in Moldova
Franziska Gassmann, Melissa Siegel, Michaella Vanore & Jennifer Waidler
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2012-077 Migration and multi-dimensional poverty in Moldovan communities
Melissa Siegel & Jennifer Waidler
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2012-061 Differential welfare state impacts for frontier working age families
Irina Burlacu & Cathal O'Donoghue
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2012-019 Implementation of cross-country migration surveys in conflict-affected settings: Lessons from the IS Academy survey in Burundi and Ethiopia
Sonja Fransen, Katherine Kuschminder & Melissa Siegel
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2012-018 New Technologies in remittances sending: Opportunities for mobile remittances in Africa
Melissa Siegel & Sonja Fransen
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2012-017 Highly skilled temporary return, technological change and Innovation: The Case of the TRQN Project in Afghanistan
Melissa Siegel & Katherine Kuschminder
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2011

2011-055 The effect of net immigration on economic growth in an ageing economy: transitory and permanent shocks
Joan Muysken & Thomas Ziesemer
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2011-047 International migration and local employment: analysis of self-selection and earnings in Tajikistan
Aziz Atamanov & M. van den Berg
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2011-044 The power of the strong state: A comparative analysis of the diaspora engagement strategies of India and Ethiopia
Katherine Kuschminder & Metka Hercog
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2011-041 Engaging the diaspora in India
Metka Hercog & Melissa Siegel
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2011-040 Understanding Ethiopian diaspora engagement policy
Katherine Kuschminder & Melissa Siegel
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2011-039 Understanding the changing role of the Turkish diaspora
Özge Bilgili & Melissa Siegel
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2011-038 The Development of Diaspora Engagement Policies in Burundi and Rwanda
Sonja Fransen & Melissa Siegel
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2011-037 Immigration and growth in an ageing economy - version 2
Joan Muysken & Thomas Ziesemer
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2011-015 Promoting return and circular migration of the highly skilled
Metka Hercog & Melissa Siegel
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2011-014 A historical perspective on immigration and social protection in the Netherlands
Melissa Siegel & Chris de Neubourg
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2011-012 Immigration and growth in an ageing economy
Joan Muysken & Thomas Ziesemer
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2010

2010-009 Net-immigration of developing countries: The role of economic determinants, disasters, conflicts, and political instability
Thomas Ziesemer
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2009

2009-007 Remittances, lagged dependent variables and migration stocks as determinants of migration from developing countries
Thomas Ziesemer
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2008

2008-070 Global Migration of the Highly Skilled: A Tentative and Quantitative Approach
Theo Dunnewijk
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2008-057 Growth with Endogenous Migration Hump and the Multiple, Dynamically Interacting Effects of Aid in Poor Developing Countries
Thomas Ziesemer
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