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.


Regional responses to Covid-19 : systemic resilience, human mobility, and cross-country supply chains

  • Type: Other
  • Year of Publication: 2021
  • Author(s): KHARLAMOVA, Anna, BILGER, Veronika
  • Series/Report no.: Migration Policy Centre (MPC), MigResHub, Commentary, 2021/11
  • Abstract: The disruption of production, financial, and mobility systems caused by Covid-19 has reminded global and local actors that the ability to adapt to unexpected shocks depends critically on the ability [...]
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EU-Turkey : toward sustainable cooperation in migration management and refugee protection

  • Type: Technical Report
  • Year of Publication: 2021
  • Author(s): LÜCKE, Matthias, NEIDHARDT, Alberto-Horst, ÖZÇÜRÜMEZ, Saime, RUHS, Martin, SUNDBERG DIEZ, Olivia
  • Series/Report no.: RSCAS, Migration Policy Centre (MPC), MEDAM
  • Abstract: When the von der Leyen European Commission took office on December 1, 2019, it committed to delivering a “fresh start on migration” through a New Pact on Migration and Asylum. [...]
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International cooperation on migration : what do domestic publics want?

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2021
  • Author(s): VRÂNCEANU, Alina, HEIDLAND, Tobias, RUHS, Martin, DINAS, Elias
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSC, Migration Policy Centre (MPC), MEDAM
  • Abstract: What preferences do people have for cooperation between high and lower-income countries on irregular migration and refugee protection? Despite the increase in the number and breadth of cross-country cooperation agreements [...]
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Migration policy-making in Africa : determinants and implications for cooperation with Europe

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2021
  • Author(s): MARU, Mehari Taddele
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSC, 2021/54, Migration Policy Centre (MPC), MEDAM
  • Abstract: This paper focuses on African policy positions on migration to Europe and towards cooperation on migration with the EU and its Member States. It draws on existing research to discuss [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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, [...]
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