Carlos Vargas-Silva

Carlos Vargas-Silva is an associate professor and senior researcher at the University of Oxford, where he is based at COMPAS. He teaches in Oxford's interdisciplinary graduate program in migration studies and is associate editor of the journal Migration Studies.

Positions/Afilliations
Associate Professor and Senior Researcher, Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS)
Associate Editor/Co-Founder, Migration Studies journal
Member, Kellogg College
Affiliate, Latin American Centre

Current projects
Principal Investigator, Role of European Mobility and its Impacts in Narratives, Debates and EU Reforms (REMINDER)
Principal Investigator, The Economic Integration of Refugees in the UK (ECONREF)

Previous projects
Principal Investigator (2013-2016), The Labour Market Impacts of Forced Migration (LAMFOR)
Senior Researcher/Acting Director/Co-Founder (2010-2017), Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford

Recent publications (2017 onwards only)
Differences in Labour Market Outcomes Between Natives, Refugees and Other Migrants in the UK
Journal of Economic Geography, forthcoming (with I. Ruiz)
The Effects of Immigration on NHS Waiting Times
Journal of Health Economics, forthcoming (with O. Giuntella and C. Nicodemo)
The Impact of Hosting Refugees on the Intra-Household Allocation of Tasks: A Gender Perspective
Review of Development Economics, forthcoming (with I. Ruiz)
Reason for Immigration and Immigrants' Health
Public Health, 2018, 150: 102-109. (with O. Giuntella, Z. Kone and I. Ruiz)
The Impact of Refugee Experiences on Education: Evidence from Burundi
IZA Journal of Development and Migration, 2018, 8. (with S. Fransen and M. Siegel)
Return Migration and Economic Outcomes in the Conflict Context
World Development, 2017, 95: 196-210. (with S. Fransen and I. Ruiz)
Remittances to and from the Forcibly Displaced
Journal of Development Studies, 2017, 53: 1835-1848.
Are Refugees' Labour Market Outcomes Different from those of Other Migrants? Evidence from the United Kingdom in the 2005-2007 Period
Population, Space and Place, 2017, 23. (with I. Ruiz)

New working papers
Do Different Doors Lead to Different Paths? Reasons for Immigration and Job Search Methods (with Z. Kone and I. Ruiz)
Immigration and the Reallocation of Work Health Risks (with O. Giuntella, F. Mazzonna and C. Nicodemo)