Tag Archives: migration

The Crisis in Ukraine and its Implications for Migration in Europe

By: Franck Düvell, Senior Reseacher In Russia, Putin has established a kleptocracy, a regime which allows the elites to plunder the country and its people (Granville 2003, The Guardian 2010, Bobinski 2014 ), and it is this system as much … Continue reading

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Windows: The 21st century migration experience

By: Xiang Biao, University Lecturer in Social Anthropology If migrants in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries remembered migration primarily as physical journeys that were marked by the smell of the ship, the sound of the train, and the heat … Continue reading

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The human rights of migrant workers: Why do so few countries care?

By: Martin Ruhs, University Lecturer in Political Economy and Senior Researcher at COMPAS, University of Oxford In 1990, the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) adopted the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and … Continue reading

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New Lives and Dreams: The Results

By: Ida Persson, Events & Pr Officer This year’s Photo Competition had the theme “New Lives and Dreams”. We were looking for images that depict the impact that migration has on people’s lived experiences, both in terms of hopes and reasons … Continue reading

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Two key unanswered questions about the fiscal impact of migration

By: Carlos Vargas Silva, Senior Researcher and Quantitative Data Analyst, Migration Observatory All existing (and likely all future) analysis of the fiscal impact of migration has a common characteristic: hidden and explicit assumptions which are highly questionable. This fact does not … Continue reading

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