Reports

Gidley, B. and Sundas, A. (2014), Advancing Outcomes for All Minorities: Experiences of Mainstreaming Immigrant Integration Policy in the United Kingdom, Migration Policy Institute

Gidley, B. and Caputo, M. (2013) 'Residential Integration – Towards A Sending Country Perspective', INTERACT Research Report 2013/04

Oliver, C. (2013) A Comparative Report, for the Impacts of Restrictions and Entitlements on the Integration of Family Migrants (IMPACIM) project.

Jayaweera, H. and Oliver, C. (2013) National Report UK, for the Impacts of Restrictions and Entitlements on the Integration of Family Migrants (IMPACIM) project.

Ruhs, M. (2013) 'Towards a post-2015 development agenda: What role for migrant rights and international labour migration?' for the European Development Report 2013.

Griffiths, M., Rogers, A. and Anderson, B. (2012) Migration, Time and Temporalities: Review and Prospect. Bibliography, Methodology and Workshop Report

Düvell, F. and Vollmer, B. (2011) 'European Security Challenges. EU-US Immigration Systems', European University Institute/Robert-Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, Florence.

Gidley, B. and Jayaweera, H. (2010) 'An Evidence Base on Migration and Integration in London'

Cangiano, A., I. Shutes, S. Spencer and G. Leeson (2009) 'Migrant Care Workers in Ageing Societies: Research Findings in the United Kingdom'.

Spencer, S. (2008) 'Equality and diversity in jobs and services: City policies for migrants in Europe', European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions.

Anderson, B. and Ruhs, M. (2008) 'A Need for Migrant Labour? The micro-level determinants of staff shortages and implications for a skills based immigration policy'. A paper prepared for the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC).

Jayaweera, H., and Anderson, B. 'Migrant workers and vulnerable employment: an analysis of existing data'. Report written for TUC Commission on Vulnerable Employment.

Penninx R., Spencer, D. and Van Hear, N. (2008) 'Migration and Integration in Europe: The State of Research'.

Jayaweera, H., and Choudhury, T. (2008) 'Immigration, faith and cohesion:
Evidence from local areas with significant Muslim populations'
, Joseph Rowntree Foundation. Download the 6-page findings document.

Anderson, B., Clark, N. and Parutis, V. (2007) 'New EU Members? Migrant Workers' Challenges and Opportunities to UK Trades Unions: a Polish and Lithuanian Case Study'. A report written for the Trades Union Congress.

Vertovec, S. (2007) 'New Complexities of Cohension in Britatin: Super-diversity, Transnationalism and Civil-Integration', report written for the Commission on Integration and Cohesion (CIC).

Spencer, S., Ruhs, M., Anderson, B. and Rogaly, B. (2007) 'Migrants lives beyond the workplace: The experiences of Central and East European migrants in the UK'. Report funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Spencer, S. (2007) 'Social integration of migrants in Europe, a literature review', co-authored, OECD..

Spencer, S. (ed) (2006) 'Refugees and other new migrants: a review of the evidence on successful approaches to integration'. Report commissioned by the Home Office.

Charsley, K.,  Bond, R. and Grundy, S. (2006) 'Scottish Graduate Migration and Retention: a case study of the University of Edinburgh 2000 cohort'.

Ruhs, M. (2006) "Current policy framework" (chapter 3) and "Labour market policy considerations" (chapter 7) in 'Managing Migration in Ireland: A Social and Economic Analysis'. A report by the International Organization for Migration for the National Economic and Social Council of Ireland, No. 116, September 2006.

Spencer, S. and Cooke, S. (2006) 'The Contribution of the Voluntary Sector to Migrant Integration in Europe'. Report commissioned by the Barrow Cadbury Trust and King Badouin Foundation.

Spencer, S. (2006) 'Migration and Integration: The Impact of NGOs on Future Policy Development in Ireland'. Report written for The Atlantic Philanthropies.

Anderson, B., Ruhs, M., Rogaly, B. and Spencer, S. (2006) 'Fair Enough? Central and East European migrants in low wage employment in the UK'. Report written for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Ruhs, M. (2005) 'The potential of temporary migration programmes in future international migration policy'. Annex to Global Commission on International Migration Report: 'Migration in an interconnected world: New directions for action'.

Xiang, B. (2005) 'Promoting Knowledge Exchange through Diaspora Networks (The Case of People’s Republic of China)', report written for the Asian Development Bank.

Spencer, S. (2005) 'Common Ground: Equality, good race relations and sites for Gypsies and Irish Travellers', Report of a CRE Inquiry in England and Wales (co-authored) Commission for Racial Equality.

Spencer, S. (2005) 'The Challenge of Integration in Europe', Chapter for Managing Migration: A Policy Agenda for Economic Progress and Social Cohesion. Migration Policy Institute, Washington.

Ruhs, M. (2005) 'Managing the Immigration and Employment of non-EU Nationals in Ireland'. Blue paper published jointly by TCD’s Policy Institute and COMPAS is now available.

Castles, S. and Van Hear, N. (2005) 'Developing DfID's Policy Approach to Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons'.

Levinson, A. (2005) 'The Regularisation of Unauthorized Migrants: Literature Survey and Country Case Studies'.

Anderson, B. and Rogaly, B. (2005) 'Forced Labour and Migration', TUC: London.

Pieke F., Van Hear, N. and  Lindley, A. (2005) 'Informal Remittance Systems in Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries', Written for the Department of International Development (DFID) UK, European Community’s Poverty Reduction Effectiveness Programme (EC-PREP), Deloitte & Touche.

Spencer, S. and de Matti, A. (2004) Policy Brief on: 'Introductory Programmes and Initiatives for New Migrants in Europe', in Turning Principles into Actions, a report written for The Ministerial Integration Conference in Groningen, 9-11 November 2004.

Van Hear, N., Pieke, F. and Vertovec, S. (2004) 'The contribution of UK-based diasporas to development and poverty reduction'.

Anderson, B. (2004) 'Is trafficking in human beings being demand driven? A multi-country pilot study', International Organisation for Migration (IOM), Geneva.

Ruhs, M. (2003) 'Temporary Foreign Worker Programmes: Policies, Adverse Consequences, and the Need to Make Them Work', Perspectives on Labour Migration 6, International Migration Branch, International Labour Office (ILO), Geneva.

Castles, S., Korac, M., Vasta, E. and Vertovec, S. (2003) 'Mapping the Field: Integration Research in the UK', Home Office, UK.

Castles, S., Rogers, A., Vasta, E. and Vertovec, S. (2003) 'Migration and Integration as Challenges to European Society', Assessment of research reports carried out for the European Commission Targeted Socio-Economic Research (TSER) Programme, Centre for Migration and Policy Research, University of Oxford.

Spencer, S. and Rudiger, A. (2003) 'Social Integration of Immigrants and Ethnic Minorities, Policies to Combat Discrimination'. OECD/European Commission.

Other publications

Including articles, conference papers, and consultation documents.

Anderson, B., Sharma, N. and Wright, C. (2013) 'No Borders: Struggling for a Global Commons',  Tikkun

Anderson, B. (2013) 'Immigration and employment: two sides of the same coin', The Conversation

Düvell, F. (2013) 'Romanian and Bulgarian migration to Britain: facts behind the fear', Open Democracy's 'Our Kingdom'.

Sigona, N. (2012) Life in limbo for UK’s irregular migrant children and families, Open Democracy.

Vollmer, B. (2012) 'Governing Irregular Migration: No Power Politics but Deliberation', Atlantic Community. 

Cangiano, A. (2010) 'UK Data Sources on International Migration and the Migrant Population: A Review and Appraisal', COMPAS Research Resource Paper.

Düvell, F. (2008) 'Transit, Migration and Politics: Trends and Constructions on the Fringes of Europe', A Summary paper written for the EU Network on International Migration, Integration and Social Cohesion (IMISCOE) and COMPAS. This paper is also available from IMISCOE.

Spencer, S. (2006) 'Delivering Equality: Towards and Outcome Focused Positive Duty,' (co-authored) submission to the Cabinet Office Equality Review and DTI Discrimination Law Review.

Vertovec, S. (2006) 'Diasporas good, diasporas bad,' Metropolis World Bulletin, Vol. 6.

Vertovec, S. (2006) 'Circular migration: The way forward in global policy?' Around the Globe, Vol. 3. Melbourne: Monash Institute for the Study of Global Movements.

Vasta, E. (2006) 'The Paper Market: "borrowing" and "renting" of identity documents', work in progress paper presented to the International Migration Institute Paper Tigers or Tiger Papers workshop, University of Oxford, June 16.

Düvell, F. (2006) "Applying sustainable conflict resolution strategies in disputes over Migration". In Chahrokh, Haleh et al. (eds.) 'Innovative Concepts for Alternative Migration Policies'. Conference Report on the ICMPD / IMISCOE Workshop Vienna , 24/25 March 2006. Amsterdam: IMISCOE, pp. 8-10.

Anderson, B. (2006) 'Response to "Tackling Human Trafficking - Consultation on Proposals for a UK Action Plan'".

Schuster, L. and A. Bloch (2005) ‘Asylum Policy under New Labour’, Benefits 43: 13 (2), 2005 pp.115-118.

Düvell, F. (2005) 'Towards sustainable migration policies.' 1st Global International Studies Conference, WISC/ECPR, Istanbul, 23-28 August.

Anderson, B. (2005) 'Definition of domestic work', in International Encyclopedia of Social Policy, Routledge.

Ruhs, M. (2005) 'Temporary migration programmes in theory and practice'. Part of "Migration: A welcome opportunity", Report Chapter, RSA, London.

Vertovec, S. (2003) 'The political importance of diasporas', Migration Information Source: Migration Fundamentals, the Migration Policy Institute. [Reprinted as a COMPAS Working Paper WP-05-13].

Spencer, S., Ruhs, M., Anderson, B., Jayaweera, H., Cangiano A. and Newcombe, E. (2005) 'Making Migration Work for Britain', COMPAS response to the Home Office Consultation on proposals for a new points-based system for managed migration.

Rogers, A. (2005) GCIM Migration Futures Report.

A Decade in Migration

In February 2014 COMPAS hosted an international conference and public poetry and photo event. Video summaries and podcasts of which will available in due course.

Alongside these events COMPAS produced the following series of publications within the Decade of Migration theme:

Migration: A COMPAS Anthology - this anthology is designed both as a teaching and research resource and as a provocation. Contributions are given by COMPAS staff past and present, and colleagues of COMPAS over the years.

The COMPAS Approach - a publication that looks back on COMPAS' evolution and towards future agendas.

The Migration Observatory and the Decade of Migration - this report provides a short history of the inception, development, achievements and impact of the Migration Observatory.