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 new pact on migration and asylum and African-European migration diplomacy

  • Type: Contribution to book
  • Year of Publication: 2021
  • Author(s): GEDDES, Andrew, MARU, Mehari Taddele
  • Citation: Sergio CARRERA and Andrew GEDDES (eds), The EU pact on migration and asylum in light of the United Nations global compact on refugees : international experiences on containment and mobility and their impacts on trust and rights, Florence : European University Institute, 2021, pp. 282-290
  • Series/Report no.: Migration Policy Centre
  • Abstract: While labelled as a New Pact on Migration and Asylum, there is much within the European Commission’s proposals as they relate to the ‘external’ dimension of migration and asylum policy [...]
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The political assimilation of immigrants : migrant-to-native differences in western Europe

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2021
  • Author(s): GONNOT, Jerome, LO POLITO, Federica
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSC, 2021/87, Migration Policy Centre (MPC)
  • Abstract: This paper documents the migrant-to-native gap in political preferences towards redistribution, restriction on gay rights, European integration, immigration policy, and political trust using repeated cross-sectional data from the European Social [...]
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Migration and redistributive spending : evidence from local authorities in England

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2021
  • Author(s): LUDOLPH, Lars, BROBERG, Nikolaj
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSC, 2021/86, Migration Policy Centre
  • Abstract: The inflow of migrants can impact public spending through its effect on local preferences for redistribution and through changes in demand for local services brought about by migrants’ distinct characteristics. [...]
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Thinking globally about attitudes to immigration : concerns about social conflict, economic competition and cultural threat

  • Type: Article
  • Year of Publication: 2021
  • Author(s): DENNISON, James, GEDDES, Andrew
  • Citation: The Political Quarterly, 2021, Vol. 92, No. 3, pp. 542-551
  • Series/Report no.: [RSCAS], [Migration Policy Centre]
  • Abstract: This article looks globally at the motivations behind attitudes to immigration. Such motivations have been typically conceptualised by academics either in terms of the ‘economic competition’ or ‘cultural threat’ that [...]
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The residence agreement of Mercosur as an alternative form of protection : the challenges of a milestone in regional migration governance

  • Type: Contribution to book
  • Year of Publication: 2021
  • Author(s): BRUMAT, Leiza
  • Citation: Liliana Lyra JUBILUT, Gabriela MEZZANOTTI and Marcia VERA ESPINOZA (eds). Latin America and refugee protection : regimes, logics and challenges. New York ; Oxford : Berghahn Books, 2021, pp. 237-255
  • Series/Report no.: [Migration Policy Centre]
  • Abstract: Latin American regional integration schemes have designed regimes for facilitating the movement of persons within the territory of their member states. The most well-known regional policy in the mobility agenda [...]
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South american de jure and de facto refugee protection: lessons from the south

  • Type: Contribution to book
  • Year of Publication: 2021
  • Author(s): BRUMAT, Leiza, FREIER, Luisa Feline
  • Citation: Sergio CARRERA and Andrew GEDDES (eds.) The EU pact on migration and asylum in light of the united nations global compact on refugees : international experiences on containment and mobility and their impacts on trust and rights. San Domenico di Fiesole : European University Institute, 2021, pp. 134-143.
  • Series/Report no.: [EUI RSCAS], [Migration Policy Centre]
  • Abstract: This Chapter discusses the characteristics of refugee protection in South America, including de facto protection stemming from the region’s mobility regime. In light of the recently released European Union (EU) [...]
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State control + human rights : Venezuelan displacement to Colombia and lessons from South American migration governance

  • Type: Other
  • Year of Publication: 2021
  • Author(s): BRUMAT, Leiza
  • Citation: European University Institute
  • Series/Report no.: [RSCAS], Migration Policy Centre
  • Abstract: The emigration of 5.6 million Venezuelans since 2015 means that South America is undergoing the largest forced displacement in the region’s history. On March 1 2021, the Colombian government, the [...]
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Gobernanza migratoria en Suramérica en 2021 : respuestas a la emigración venezolana durante la pandemia

  • Type: Article
  • Year of Publication: 2021
  • Author(s): BRUMAT, Leiza
  • Citation: Análisis Carolina, 2021, 11
  • Series/Report no.: [EUI RSCAS], [Migration Policy Centre]
  • Abstract: Este artículo analiza las respuestas políticas a la emigración venezolana en Suramérica en un contexto de crisis multidimensional, identifica dos grandes grupos de países en la región según las respuestas [...]
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Mobility and citizenship during pandemics : the multilevel political responses in south america

  • Type: Article
  • Year of Publication: 2021
  • Author(s): BRUMAT, Leiza, FINN, Victoria
  • Citation: Partecipazione e conflitto, 2021, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 322-340
  • Series/Report no.: [Migration Policy Centre]
  • Abstract: During the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, (im)mobility policies affected individuals’ citizenship rights and movement within countries and across international borders. Prior to the pandemic, the mobility regime in South America [...]
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Governing migration through multi-level governance? : city networks in Europe and the United States

  • Type: Article
  • Year of Publication: 2021
  • Author(s): CAPONIO, Tiziana
  • Citation: Journal of common market studies (JCMS), 2021, OnlineFirst
  • Series/Report no.: [Migration Policy Centre]
  • Abstract: City networks (CNs) are often enthusiastically regarded as key actors in processes of Europeanization and multi-level governance (MLG) policy-making in Europe and beyond. However, systematic research on highly contentious issues [...]
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