Publications

Our publications include academic publications (peer-reviewed books, journal articles, and book chapters), working papers (presenting work in-progress), a wide range of research and policy reports (primarily aimed at a non-academic audience), and blogs. For an overview of ongoing MPC research projects, click here.


City networks and the multilevel governance of migration : policy discourses and actions

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2019
  • Author(s): CAPONIO, Tiziana
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2019/08, Migration Policy Centre
  • Abstract: Existing literature on City Networks (CNs), including studies on the migration and diversity policy field, look at CNs as instances of Multilevel Governance (MLG) policy-making. Yet, systematic research on the [...]
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Foreign assistance and emigration : accounting for the role of non-transferred aid

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2019
  • Author(s): LANATI, Mauro, THIELE, Rainer
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2019/18, Migration Policy Centre
  • Abstract: Since policymakers increasingly regard foreign aid as a means to manage international flows of migrants, it is important to obtain accurate empirical evidence on the complex link between aid and [...]
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Immigrant naturalisation, employment and occupational status in western Europe

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2019
  • Author(s): HOXHAJ, Rezart, VINK, Maarten Peter, PROKIC-BREUER, Tijana
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2019/16, Migration Policy Centre
  • Abstract: Does citizenship facilitate access to employment and higher status jobs? Existing case studies have produced mixed results across mostly single case studies in Europe and North America. To investigate whether [...]
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Using EU aid to address the root causes of migration and refugee flows

  • Type: Book
  • Year of Publication: 2019
  • Author(s): TEMPRANO ARROYO, Heliodoro
  • Citation: Florence : European University Institute, 2019
  • Series/Report no.: Migration Policy Centre
  • Abstract: The book looks at the potential use of the EU's external financial instruments to address the root causes of migration and refugee inflows. After providing an updated survey of the [...]
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The Routledge handbook of the governance of migration and diversity in cities

  • Type: Book
  • Year of Publication: 2019
  • Author(s): CAPONIO, Tiziana, SCHOLTEN, Peter, ZAPATA-BARRERO, Ricard
  • Citation: Abingdon : Routledge, 2019
  • Series/Report no.: [Migration Policy Centre]
  • Abstract: How have immigration and diversity shaped urban life and local governance? The Routledge Handbook to the Governance of Migration and Diversity in Cities focuses on the ways migration and diversity [...]
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Gender(ed) nationalism' of the populist radical right : an extreme typicality

  • Type: Contribution to book
  • Year of Publication: 2019
  • Author(s): HADJ-ABDOU, Leila
  • Citation: Gregor FITZI, Juergen MACKERT, Bryan S. TURNER (eds), Populism and the crisis of democracy : Volume 3 : migration, gender and religion, Abingdon ; New York : Routledge, 2019, Routledge advances in sociology, pp. 94-110
  • Series/Report no.: [Migration Policy Centre]
  • Abstract: This chapter takes a look at the phenomenon of 'gender-nationalism' in the rhetoric of the populist radical right. While one feature of many populist radical right parties has been an [...]
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Evaluating the "Salvini Decree" : doubts of constitutional legitimacy

  • Type: Other
  • Year of Publication: 2019
  • Author(s): CORSI, Cecilia
  • Series/Report no.: Policy Briefs, 2019/06, Migration Policy Centre
  • Abstract: The so-called "Salvini Decree" (Decree-law no. 113 of 4 October, converted, with amendments, into Law no. 132 of 1 December 2018) represents one of the acts qualifying the policy of [...]
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Policing humanitarianism : EU policies against human smuggling and their impact on civil society

  • Type: Book
  • Year of Publication: 2019
  • Author(s): CARRERA, Sergio, MITSILEGAS, Valsamis, ALLSOPP, Jennifer, VOSYLIUTE, Lina
  • Citation: Oxford ; London : Hart Publishing, 2019
  • Series/Report no.: [Migration Policy Centre]
  • Abstract: Policing Humanitarianism examines the ways in which European Union policies aimed at countering the phenomenon of migrant smuggling affect civil society actors' activities in the provision of humanitarian assistance, access [...]
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Bridging the gaps : linking research to public debates and policy-making on migration and integration

  • Type: Book
  • Year of Publication: 2019
  • Author(s): RUHS, Martin, TAMAS, Kristof, PALME, Joakim
  • Citation: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2019
  • Series/Report no.: [Migration Policy Centre]
  • Abstract: This book explores the interplay between social science research, public debates, and policy-making in the area of international migration and integration. It has three core aims. First, it seeks to [...]
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Can labor immigration work for refugees?

  • Type: Article
  • Year of Publication: 2019
  • Author(s): RUHS, Martin
  • Citation: Current history, 2019, Vol. 118, No. 804, pp. 22-28
  • Series/Report no.: [Migration Policy Centre]
  • Abstract: New policy designs will need to have an explicit dual purpose, combining the objectives of labor migration and humanitarian protection.
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