Carlos Vargas-Silva Associate Professor and Senior Researcher

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carlos.vargas-silva@compas.ox.ac.uk

Carlos Vargas-Silva is Associate Professor and Senior Researcher at COMPAS and a member of Kellogg College. He currently leads the Horizon 2020 REMINDER project about the implications of intra-EU migration and the ECONREF project which explores the integration of refugees in the UK. Carlos is associate editor of the journal Migration Studies. He was also one of the researchers that developed the Migration Observatory in 2010, and acted as director of the Observatory in 2014 and 2017.

An economist, his research interests include the economic impact of immigration on receiving countries and the link between migration, including forced migration, and economic development in migrant sending countries.

Topics

Asylum and RefugeesLabour Markets

Book Chapters

Edited Books

Migration And Economic Growth

Carlos Vargas-Silva, Mathias Czaika

Journal Articles

Return Migration and Economic Outcomes in the Conflict Context

Sonja Fransen, Isabel Ruiz & Carlos Vargas-Silva

The Labor Market Consequences of Hosting Refugees

Carlos Vargas-Silva, Isabel Ruiz

The Labour Market Impacts of Forced Migration

Carlos Vargas-Silva, Isabel Ruiz

Forced up or down? The Impact of Forced Migration on Social Status

Isabel Ruiz, Melissa Siegel, Carlos Vargas-Silva

Faultlines and contact zones: A new forum for Migration Studies

Alan Gamlen, Alexander Betts, Alexandra Délano, Thomas Lacroix, Emanuela Paoletti, Nando Sigona, and Carlos Vargas-Silva

The Economics of Forced Migration

Isabel Ruiza and Carlos Vargas-Silva

Working Papers

The Effects of Immigration on NHS Waiting Times

be Osea Giuntella, Catia Nicodemo and Carlos Vargas-Silva

Other Publications

ECONREF Research Note: 1

The Health of Refugees in the UK

Zovanga Kone and Carlos Vargas-Silva

Trends report

Migrants in the Welsh Labour Market

Carlos Vargas-Silva and Yvonni Markaki

LAMFOR Policy Briefing 1

The Consequences of Refugee Return

Carlos Vargas-Silva

LAMFOR Policy Briefing 2

The Consequences of Hosting Refugees

Carlos Vargas-Silva

LAMFOR Policy Briefing 3

Conflict, Displacement and Education

Carlos Vargas-Silva

Breakfast Briefing

What does the 2015 election mean for migration to the UK?

Rob McNeil, Madeleine Sumption and Carlos Vargas-Silva

Projects

Immigration and the NHS

Carlos Vargas-Silva | 2015 - 2016

Migration and Poverty in the UK

Martin Ruhs, Carlos Vargas-Silva, Madeleine Sumption and Yvonni Markaki | February – April 2015

Migration Services in Wales

Jonathan Price, Sarah Spencer, Carlos Vargas-Silva and Yvonni Markaki | January 2015 – March 2017

Role of European Mobility and its Impacts in Narratives, Debates and EU Reforms (REMINDER)

Carlos Vargas-Silva, Esther Arenas-Arroyo, Madeleine Sumption, Martin Ruhs, Mikal Mast, Rob McNeil, Scott Blinder, William Allen, Yvonni Markaki, Cinzia Rienzo and Osea Giuntella | January 2017 - December 2019

The Economic Integration of Refugees in the UK (ECONREF)

Carlos Vargas-Silva and Zovanga Kone | February 2017 - January 2019

The Labour Market Impacts of Forced Migration (LAMFOR)

Carlos Vargas-Silva | June 2013 – December 2015