Esther Arenas-Arroyo Researcher

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Esther is a researcher at COMPAS working on the REMINDER project. Her research interests are in applied micro -specifically labour and family economics and the economics of migration. She has worked on the impact of immigration policies on children’s economic prospect, assimilation and labour market outcomes; her main focus now is the determinants of migration and its impact on labor markets and public services.

She holds a PhD from Queen Mary University of London and a Master in Economic Analysis from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Previously, she has worked as research assistant in the Labour Markets Group at the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics and teaching assistant at SOAS, University of London and Queen Mary University of London.

Personal website here.

Book Chapters

Journal Articles

Immigration Enforcement and Children’s Living Arrangements

Catalina Amuedo‐Dorantes & Esther Arenas‐Arroyo

Immigration enforcement and economic resources of children with likely unauthorized parents

Esther Arenas-Arroyo, Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes & Almudena Sevilla

Working Papers

Immigrant enforcement and children’s living arrangements

Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes & Esther Arenas-Arroyo

Immigrant fertility in the midst of intensified enforcement

Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes & Esther Arenas-Arroyo


Aligning Migration Management and the Migration–Development Nexus (MIGNEX)

Carlos Vargas-Silva, Esther Arenas-Arroyo and Zovanga Kone | 2018 - 2023

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

The Socio-Economic Impact of Refugees on Local Communities

Carlos Vargas-Silva, Esther Arenas-Arroyo and Zovanga Kone | 2018 - 2020