My research aims to be relevant for policy and real-world issues. Over the years, I have been fortunate to be part of several policy reports reaching a large audience of practitioners and policymakers:

CGDEV: Are Public Information Campaigns for Migrants Effective? Lessons for the Biden Administration

In this Blog, Helen and I review recent literture on the effectivenes of information campaigns for migrants and give recommendations for the new Biden administration.

IOM: Using “Big Data” to forecast migration

Migration Policy Practice: Expert opinion on future immigration to the European Union by 2030

There is growing interest among policymakers in the European Union and beyond to better prepare for future migration. Migration forecasts could help Member States move away from reactive, ad hoc responses to ones based on preparedness and anticipation.

IOM: The future of migration to Europe:

IOM: The impact of mobile cinema events on potential migrants in Guinea

IOM: Migrants as Messengers

The report presents key results from a rigorous impact evaluation that assessed the impact of the Migrants as Messengers (MaM) information events in Dakar, Senegal. MaM was a peer-to-peer awareness-raising campaign implemented in Senegal, Guinea and Nigeria from December 2017 to March 2019.

IOM: Evaluating the impact of information campaigns in the field of migration

The Central Mediterranean Route (CMR) Thematic Report Series, launched by IOM’s GMDAC, aims to provide accurate, comprehensive and policy-oriented information on key issues related to migration on the Central Mediterranean Route.

IOM: Global Migration Indicators – 2018

IOM: More than numbers

This report is intended to support decision makers in capturing concrete economic, social and humanitarian benefits in line with targets they choose to prioritize – by leveraging the data that matters.

EC: Using EU indicators of immigrant integration

The Report ‘Using EU Indicators of Immigrant Integration’ was prepared at the request of the European Commission by the European Services Network (ESN) and the Migration Policy Group (MPG) as a tool to monitor the integration of immigrants and evaluate integration policies.