MPC research on this theme aims to understand the characteristics, determinants, and effects of public attitudes to migration and migration policies. How do public attitudes to immigration vary across countries, and how have they changed over time? What are the determinants of people’s views on migration and different types of migrants? What are the characteristics and determinants of people’s preferences with regard to migration, asylum, and integration policies? What are the implications for the politics and governance of migration and asylum?
Selected recent publications and working papers (2018/20):
- Dražanová, Lenka, Liebig, Thomas, Migali, Silvia, Scipioni, Marco and Spielvogel, Gilles.2020. What are Europeans’ views on migrant integration?: An in-depth analysis of 2017 Special Eurobarometer “Integration of immigrants in the European Union”, OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Papers, No. 238, OECD Publishing, Paris
- Dennison J. and Drazanova, L. (2019) Public attitudes on migration : rethinking how people perceive migration : an analysis of existing opinion polls in the Euro-Mediterranean region. European Union. ICMPD; Migration Policy Centre; OPAM
- Jeannet, Anne-Marie and Dražanová, Lenka.(2019) “Cast in the Same Mould: How Politics During the Impressionable Years Shapes Attitudes Towards Immigration in Later Life”, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies Research Paper No. RSCAS 2019/79.
- Hoxhaj, R. and C. Zuccotti (2019) “How are attitudes towards immigrants in Europe shaped by regional contexts? A study of the conditioning relationship between immigrants’ concentration and socioeconomic environment”, RSCAS Working Paper
- Dennison, J. and A. Geddes (2018), “A rising tide? The salience of immigration and the rise of anti-immigration political parties in Western Europe”, The Political Quarterly 90 (1)
- Jeannet, Anne-Marie (2018) “Internal Migration and Public Opinion about the European Union: A Cross-Sectional Time Series Study.” Socio-Economic Review. Online first.