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.


What asylum and refugee policies do Europeans want? : evidence from a cross-national conjoint experiment

  • Type: Article
  • Year of Publication: 2021
  • Author(s): JEANNET, Anne-Marie, HEIDLAND, Tobias, RUHS, Martin
  • Citation: European union politics, 2021, OnlineFirst
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, [Migration Policy Centre], MEDAM
  • Abstract: The protection of asylum seekers and refugees has become one of the most politically divisive issues in the European Union, yet there has been a lack of research on public [...]
Find out more

Making sense of trajectories of participation in european city networks on migration: insights from the cases of Turin (Italy) and Saint-Etienne (France)

  • Type: Article
  • Year of Publication: 2021
  • Author(s): CAPONIO, Tiziana, CLEMENT, Anthony
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, Migration Policy Centre (MPC)
  • Abstract: The article addresses the topic of cities’ trajectories of participation in Transnational City Networks on migration-related issues to identify factors and mechanisms of mobilisation. We present the results of a [...]
Find out more

Introduction – migration, smuggling and the illicit global economy

  • Type: Article
  • Year of Publication: 2021
  • Author(s): ACHILLI, Luigi, SANCHEZ, Gabriella
  • Citation: Achilli, L., & Sanchez, G. 2021. Introduction, Public Anthropologist, Vol. 3 No. 1, pp. 1-7
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, Migration Policy Centre (MPC), 2021
  • Abstract: Widespread concern over the convergence of human smuggling with other illicit businesses – such as drug trade, human trafficking, and so on – has legitimized increasing restrictive migration policy in [...]
Find out more

The EU pact on migration and asylum in light of the United Nations global compact on refugees

  • Type: Book
  • Year of Publication: 2021
  • Author(s): CARRERA, Sergio, GEDDES, Andrew
  • Citation: Florence : European University Institute, 2021
  • Series/Report no.: Migration Policy Centre
  • Abstract: This book examines the EU Pact on Migration and Asylum from different multidisciplinary perspectives and world regions experiences. The various Chapter contributions explore the Pact's scope and impacts in light [...]
Find out more

Working conditions in essential occupations and the role of migrants

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2021
  • Author(s): NIVOROZHKIN, Anton, POESCHEL, Friedrich Gerd
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSC, 2021/40, Migration Policy Centre
  • Abstract: Following a national lockdown in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, state governments in Germany published lists of “essential” occupations that were considered necessary to maintain basic services such as health [...]
Find out more

Governing migration beyond the state : Europe, North America, South America, and Southeast Asia in a global context

  • Type: Book
  • Year of Publication: 2021
  • Author(s): GEDDES, Andrew
  • Citation: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2021
  • Series/Report no.: [Migration Policy Centre]
  • Abstract: International migration has become a salient concern in global politics but there is also significant variation in governance responses. By focusing on four key world regions -- Europe, North America, [...]
Find out more

Migrant workers' role in building systemic resilience : opportunities and risks from an ILO perspective

  • Type: Other
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): KUPTSCH, Christiane
  • Series/Report no.: RSC, Migration Policy Centre, MigResHub, Commentaries, 2020/08
  • Abstract: The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the important role migrant workers play in the provision of essential goods and services around the world. The new MigResHub encourages us to think about [...]
Find out more

Migrant workers and the resilience of the long-term care sector in England

  • Type: Other
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): VADEAN, Florin, HUSSEIN, Shereen, TURNPENNY, Agnes, SALONIKI, Eirini
  • Series/Report no.: RSC, Migration Policy Centre, MigResHub, Commentaries, 2020/06
  • Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic and the related government restrictions on travel in spring 2020 have led to a substantial labour market shock. As in other countries, long-term care (LTC) services in [...]
Find out more

Migrant workers and the systemic resilience of regional and seasonal industries

  • Type: Other
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): WRIGHT, Chris F.
  • Series/Report no.: RSC, Migration Policy Centre, MigResHub, Commentaries, 2020/07
  • Abstract: There have been longstanding academic and political debates about the relationship between immigration policy and the institutions that regulate the labour market (e.g. Ruhs and Anderson 2010). Some studies have [...]
Find out more

A 'better work' strategy is necessary for resilient societies and economies

  • Type: Other
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): KREMER, Monique 
  • Series/Report no.: RSC, Migration Policy Centre, MigResHub, Commentaries, 2020/04
  • Abstract: The Covid-19 crisis has rightly shone a light on the employment conditions of migrant workers, especially of those working in agriculture, logistics and food industries, often considered as ‘vital’ sectors. [...]
Find out more

Publications: 10/1361