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Carlos Vargas-Silva


Carlos Vargas-Silva

Carlos Vargas-Silva


  • IMIn Fellow

Carlos Vargas-Silva is Associate Professor and Senior Researcher at COMPAS, University of Oxford. He currently leads the Horizon 2020 REMINDER project about the implications of intra-EU migration and the ECONREF project which explores the integration of refugees in the UK. Carlos is associate editor of the journal Migration Studies. He was one of the researchers that developed the Migration Observatory in 2010, and acted as director of the Observatory in 2014 and 2017. He also worked as a researcher at IMI during 2009. An economist, his research interests include the economic impact of immigration on receiving countries and the link between migration, including forced migration, and economic development in migrant sending countries.

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