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.
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
Principal Investigator, Role of European Mobility and its Impacts in Narratives, Debates and EU Reforms (REMINDER)
Grant from Horizon 2020 European Commission, amount 4,911,000 euro, 2017-2019.
Principal Investigator, The Economic Integration of Refugees in the UK (ECONREF)
Grant from The Nuffield Foundation, amount 127,000 pound, 2017-2019.
Principal Investigator, The Socio-Economic Impact of Refugees on Local Communities
Grant from The John Fell Fund, amount 27,000 pound, 2018-2020.
Oxford University Lead Investigator, Aligning Migration Management and the Migration-Development Nexus (MIGNEX)
Grant from Horizon 2020 European Commission, amount 5,000,000 pound, 2018-2023. (coordinated by J. Carling at PRIO)
Principal Investigator (2013-2016), The Labour Market Impacts of Forced Migration (LAMFOR)
Grant from IZA-DFID, amount 317,000 euro, 2013-2016.
Senior Researcher/Acting Director/Co-Founder (2010-2017), Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford
Recent journal publications (2017 onwards only)
Immigration and the Reallocation of Work Health Risks
Journal of Population Economics, forthcoming (with O. Giuntella, F. Mazzonna and C. Nicodemo)
Love Is Not all you Need: Income Requirement for Visa Sponsorship of Foreign Family Members
Journal of Economics, Race, and Policy, forthcoming (with M. Sumption)
The Impact of Hosting Refugees on the Intra-Household Allocation of Tasks: A Gender Perspective
Review of Development Economics, forthcoming (with I. Ruiz)
Differences in Labour Market Outcomes Between Natives, Refugees and Other Migrants in the UK
Journal of Economic Geography, 2018, 18: 855-885. (with I. Ruiz)
The Effects of Immigration on NHS Waiting Times
Journal of Health Economics, 2018, 58: 123-143. (with O. Giuntella and C. Nicodemo)
Reason for Immigration and Immigrants' Health
Public Health, 2018, 158: 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)
The Consequences of Forced Migration for Host Communities in Africa
Revue d'Economie du Developpement, 2017, 25: 135-154. (with I. Ruiz)