Monthly Archives: January 2013

It’s about time

By: Marthe Achtnich and Roger Norum, COMPAS DPhil students A few weeks ago, while sitting in a lecture room waiting for a COMPAS panel discussion on migrants’ journeys to begin, we found ourselves pondering the idea of time. Social scientists have long considered … Continue reading

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The economics of forced migration

By Carlos Vargas-Silva, Senior Researcher, Migration Observatory Economics research on the impacts of forced migration is still in the early stages. In a 2003 paper the (non-economist) authors state that they present ‘the kind of academic abstraction that currently characterises much … Continue reading

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