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External conference

Forced Displacement, Asylum Seekers and Refugees: Economics Aspects and Policy Issues

Event date: Monday 18th March 2019 - Tuesday 19th March 2019

The School of Economics and Finance at QMUL and COMPAS at the University of Oxford are jointly organising a conference on “Forced Displacement, Asylum Seekers and Refugees: Economics Aspects and Policy Issues” that will be held at Queen Mary University of London.

The organisers are especially interested in evidence from European and other OECD countries as well as in experiences of forced displacement in developing countries. Further topics of interest include evidence from historical events, unauthorised flows, border enforcement policies, economic and non-economic impacts, public attitudes, and electoral consequences.

Keynote Speakers:
Christian Dustmann (Department of Economics, UCL; Director of the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration)
Jens Hainmueller (Department of Political Science, Stanford University; Founder and Faculty Co-Director of the Stanford Immigration Policy Lab)

Authors must submit a full paper. The author making the submission must provide the full names, affiliations, and email addresses of all co-authors. Please note that each researcher may present only one paper during the conference, though they may be listed as a co-author on multiple papers.

Papers should be sent to the following address:

Important Dates

  • Deadline for paper submissions: 10 December 2018
  • Notification of acceptance: 21 December 2018
  • Deadline for registration: 15 January 2019
  • Workshop dates: 18-19 March 2019