ROLE OF EUROPEAN MOBILITY AND ITS IMPACTS IN NARRATIVES, DEBATES AND EU REFORMS

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Watch: Speed Geeking the Many Aspects of Migration

Watch our fast-paced introduction to REMINDER's research on intra-EU migration, filmed in Oxford for the 2018 ESRC Festival of Social Science.

Highlights

January 4, 2019

The Effects of Immigration on Welfare Across the EU: Do Subjective Evaluations Align with Estimations?

Read our recent research on the ways in which concerns about welfare provision impact upon citizen's attitudes toward immigration.

December 10, 2018

Patrons and Clients: The Media Systems of Hungary and Poland

Media systems vary across the countries of Central and Eastern Europe. New REMINDER research studying how the media covers migration in Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovenia confirms that, in the former two countries, media discourses are shaped by political influences, where incumbent governments’ favouritism distorts media markets heavily, and pro-government journalism is now on the rise.

News & Events

May 5, 2019

Fourth Workshop on Migration, Health, and Well-Being, 5-6 May, 2019

Two day workshop on migration, health, and well-Being at the University of Pittsburgh with keynote speakers Jennifer Hunt (Rutgers University) and Hillel Rapoport (Paris School of Economics).

November 21, 2018

Watch: Speed Geeking the Many Aspects of Migration

Click here to watch ‘Speed Geeking the Many Aspects of Migration’, a REMINDER event held on 8 November 2018 as part of the ESRC’s Festival of Social Sciences.

November 8, 2018

Speed-Geeking the Many Dimensions of Migration, Thursday 8 November 2018

1 day event with globally recognized migration scholars presenting their work.

Publications

4 January 2019

The Effects of Immigration on Welfare Across the EU: Do Subjective Evaluations Align with Estimations?

This working paper from examines the determinants of citizens’ perceptions of the impact of immigration on public finances. The authors show that EU citizens’ evaluations of the impacts of immigration on welfare are partly responsive to estimates of fiscal exposure from immigration in their country. However, evaluations depend less on the extent of immigrants’ contributions towards the costs of what they receive, and more on the identity of the recipient. This suggests that identity considerations appear to underlie people’s perceptions of impacts more than economic considerations.

9 August 2018

Comparative report on cross-country media practices, migration, and mobility

This is the last in a series of three papers of work package 11. It looks at the practices of media in the reporting of migration and intra-EU mobility in a set of EU member states: Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the UK.

6 August 2018

Public Attitudes Toward EU Mobility and Non-EU Immigration: A Distinction with Little Difference

This new paper looks at why some Europeans support immigration from within the EU while rejecting immigration from elsewhere.

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This Wednesday at 5pm! Empirical & conceptual answers to key questions: How different are refugees from other migrants & the UK-born? Is there are a “refugee penalty” in the labour market? If yes, how big? What are the factors behind these differences? https://t.co/CndGYX4LZn

A great opportunity for researchers working on health and migration issues, especially if you fancy a trip to super-hip Pittsburgh... deadline for submission is 13th January. https://t.co/wk2ByEPQ2r see @EU_REMINDER @CVar_Sil

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