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.


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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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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Precarious systemic resilience : Venezuelan immigration and COVID-19 in the Andean region

  • Type: Other
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): FREIER, Luisa Feline, LUZES, Marta
  • Series/Report no.: RSC, Migration Policy Centre, MigResHub, Commentaries, 2020/05
  • Abstract: Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, migrants and refugees have played a crucial role as essential workers around the world, often in jobs typically deemed as “low- skilled” (Gelatt, 2020; ODI, 2020). [...]
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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. [...]
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Public attitudes to migrant workers : a (lasting) impact of Covid-19?

  • Type: Other
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): DRAŽANOVÁ, Lenka
  • Series/Report no.: RSC, Migration Policy Centre, MigResHub, Commentaries, 2020/03
  • Abstract: The general preference of the native-born population for high-skilled immigrants has been extensively documented by a large body of academic studies. In line with this, many countries base their migration [...]
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Challenges for a coherent approach to food system resilience within the EU

  • Type: Other
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): RUDLOFF, Bettina
  • Series/Report no.: RSC, Migration Policy Centre, MigResHub, Commentaries, 2020/02
  • Abstract: The Covid-19 crisis has prompted fears about the reliability of food supply during crises. The EU has traditionally considered "food system resilience" as a priority of high public interest. This [...]
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