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       Contact Information

 

Tel: +44(0)1865 271026

Harris Manchester College
University of Oxford

Oxford OX1 3TD, UK isabel.ruiz@economics.ox.ac.uk

 

 

 

Isabel Ruiz

Official Fellow in Economics (2011 – present)

Harris Manchester College

University of Oxford

 

Other Affiliations

Oxford Associate, Department of International Development, Queen Elizabeth House, 2016 – present.

University of Oxford

 

Senior Visiting Research Fellow, Maastricht Centre for Citizenship, Migration and Development, 2016

Maastricht University

 

Fellow, Commercial Law Centre, 2014- present,

University of Oxford

 

Affiliate, Latin American Centre, 2016 – present,

University of Oxford

 

Co-coordinator, The Economics of Forced Migration Project

 

Areas of Research

Development Economics, International Economics, The Economics of Migration

 

Recent Publications (since 2012)

 

“Are refugees’ labour market outcomes different from those of other migrants?

Evidence from the United Kingdom in the 2005 – 2007 period" (with C. Vargas-Silva) Population, Space and Place, forthcoming 2016.

 

The labour market consequences of hosting refugees (with C. Vargas-Silva)

Journal of Economic Geography, 16, 3: 667-694, 2016.

 

The impacts of fiscal policy shocks on the US housing market (with C. Vargas-Silva), Empirical Economics, 50, 3: 777-800, 2016

 

The labour market impacts of forced migration (with C. Vargas-Silva)

American Economic Review, P&P 105: 5, 581-586, 2015

 

Forced up or down?  The impact of forced migration on social status (with M. Siegel and C. Vargas-Silva), Journal of Refugee Studies, Online 2014.

 

“Remittances and the business cycle: A reliable relationship?” (with C. Vargas-Silva), Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 40:3, 2014.

 

The impact of crime and insecurity on trust in democracy and institutions (with L. Blanco), American Economic Review, P&P 103(3): 284–288, 2013.

 

The economics of forced migration (with C. Vargas-Silva)

Journal of Developing Studies, 49: 6, 772-784, 2013.

 

The impact of FDI on CO2 emissions in Latin America (with L. Blanco and F. Gonzalez), Oxford Development Studies, 41: 1, 104–121, 2013.

 

Macroeconomic antecedents to U.S. investment in Latin America” (with H. Arbelaez), Journal of Business Research, 66: 439–447, 2013.

 

Political risk, macroeconomic uncertainty and the patterns of FDI (with B. Solomon), The International Trade Journal, 26, 1-18, 2012.

 

Exploring the causes of the slowdown in remittances to Mexico (with C. Vargas-Silva), Empirical Economics, 42: 3, 745-766, 2012.