Madeleine Sumption Director, The Migration Observatory

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Madeleine Sumption is the Director of the Migration Observatory, with particular expertise in visa policy and the role of migrants in the labour market.

Her research interests include labour migration, the economic impacts of migration policies, and immigrant integration. She has also done comparative research on government policies towards immigrant investors, illegal employment, immigration in trade agreements, and the recognition of foreign qualifications. Before joining Oxford, Madeleine was Director of Research for the international program at the Migration Policy Institute (MPI) in Washington, DC. She remains a Non-resident Fellow with Migration Policy Institute Europe.

In addition to her work for the Migration Observatory, Madeleine participates in other Oxford University research projects related to migration. She is also a member of the Migration Advisory Committee, an independent body that advises the UK Government on migration issues.

Topics

CitizenshipEuropean UnionFamilyIntegrationLabour MarketsLow Skilled MigrationPolicies

Journal Articles

Who Counts in Crises? The New Geopolitics of International Migration and Refugee Governance

William Allen, Bridget Anderson, Nicholas Van Hear, Madeleine Sumption, Franck Düvell, Lena Rose, Jennifer Hough, Rachel Humphris, and Sarah Walker

Reports

Other Publications

Breakfast Briefing

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

Rob McNeil, Madeleine Sumption and Carlos Vargas-Silva

Projects

Immigrants and Employment Discrimination

Madeleine Sumption, Martin Ruhs and Yvonni Markaki | March – April 2015

Migration and Poverty in the UK

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

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

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