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.

Associate Professor and Senior Researcher, Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS)
Associate Editor, 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 (2010-2017), Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford

Recent publications (2017 onwards only)
'The Effects of Immigration on NHS Waiting Times', Journal of Health Economics, forthcoming (with O. Giuntella and C. Nicodemo)
'Reason for Immigration and Immigrants' Health', Public Health, forthcoming (with O. Giuntella, Z. Kone and I. Ruiz)
'The Impact of Hosting Refugees on the Intra-Household Allocation of Tasks: A Gender Perspective', Review of Development Economics, forthcoming (with I. Ruiz)
'The Impact of Refugee Experiences on Education: Evidence from Burundi', IZA Journal of Development and Migration, 2018 (with S. Fransen and M. Siegel)
'Return Migration and Economic Outcomes in the Conflict Context', World Development, 2017 (with S. Fransen and I. Ruiz)
'Remittances to and from the Forcibly Displaced', Journal of Development Studies, 2017
'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 (with I. Ruiz)

New working papers
'Do Different Doors Lead to Different Paths? Reasons for Immigration and Job Search Methods', SSRN Working paper (with Z. Kone and I. Ruiz)
'Differences in Labour Market Outcomes Between Natives, Refugees and Other Migrants in the UK', SSRN Working paper (with I. Ruiz)
'Immigration and the Reallocation of Work Health Risks', IZA Discussion Paper (with O. Giuntella, F. Mazzonna and C. Nicodemo)