ITEM-Publication: ‘Beyond the Refugee Crisis’

Anyone who thinks that all asylum seekers who are granted a residence permit in the Netherlands stay here forever, is wrong. Of all the people from Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, former Yugoslavia and Somalia who were registered in the Netherlands in…

Recent publications, 10/07/2017

Elsayed, A., de Grip, A. (2017). Terrorism and the integration of Muslim immigrants. Journal of Population Economics (forthcoming).

Recent publications, 25 June 2017

Merkle, O., Reinold, J., Siegel, M. (2017). A Study on the Link between Corruption and the Causes of Migration and Forced Displacement. Deutsche Gesellschaft für International Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. Halvorsen, R. et al. (Eds.) (2017). The Changing Disability Policy System. Active Citizenship…

Macimide Co-Director Melissa Siegel authors special report ‘Understanding refugee potential’

The Migration Studies Group aims to change attitudes to migrants and refugees, as Professor Dr Melissa Siegel explains. The ‘refugee crisis’ or ‘migrant crisis’, as it has been labelled by European popular media, has brought forced displacement to the attention…

Recent publications, 27 May 2017

Reslow, N. (2017). Not everything that counts can be counted”: Assessing ‘success’ of EU external migration policy. International Migration (forthcoming). In the context of the ongoing “migration crisis” the externalization of EU migration policy has continued. EU policy documents argue that cooperation…

Recent publications, May 2017

Migration, entrepreneurship and development: critical questions Naudé, W., Siegel, M. and Marchand, K. (2017) IZA Journal of Migration 2017 6 (5) This paper poses and answers a number of critical questions about the relationship between migration and entrepreneurship in the process…

Recent publication, 18/07/2017

The Gender-Based Effects of Displacement: The Case of Congolese Refugees in Rwanda By Özge Bilgili, Craig Loschmann and Melissa Siegel This paper studies the effects of displacement in the case of Congolese refugees in Rwanda, with an explicit focus on…

ITEM Study ‘Beyond the Refugee Crisis: A reflection from different perspectives on the Dutch case’

  Announcement ITEM PhD Volume Expertise centre ITEM is the pivot of research, counselling, knowledge exchange and training activities with regard to cross-border mobility and cooperation. When it comes to topical issues, ITEM keeps its finger on the pulse. Although…

Contextual explanations for numeracy and literacy skill disparities between native and foreign-born adults in western countries

First-generation migrants and native-born adults show gap in numeracy and literacy skills In many Western countries there is a gap between first generation migrants and native born adults with regard to numeracy and literacy skills. In a study that was…

Recent publications, 11/03/2017

Naudé, W., Siegel, M., and Marchand, K. (2017). Migration, entrepreneurship and development: critical questions. IZA Journal of Migration 6 (5). This paper poses and answers a number of critical questions about the relationship between migration and entrepreneurship in the process of economic…