Madeleine Sumption Director, The Migration Observatory

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Madeleine Sumption is the Director of the Migration Observatory, which provides evidence-based analysis of migration in the UK. Madeleine is a policy specialist focusing on the impacts of migration policies and the role of migrants in the labour market.

Madeleine’s research interests include labour migration, the economic and social impacts of migration policies, and immigrant integration. She has also done comparative research on government policies towards immigrant investors, 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.

Madeleine is a member of the Migration Advisory Committee, an independent panel that advises the UK Government on migration issues. She is also Chair of Migration Statistics User Forum, which brings together producers and users of migration data. In 2017, she received an MBE for services to social science.

Madeleine is available for collaboration with early-career researchers working on immigration policy and its impacts in the UK and overseas.

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

Recruitment in Britain: Examining employers’ practices and attitudes to employing UK-born and foreign-born workers

Lorna Adams, Andrea Broughton, Marc Cranney, Sarah Dobie, Rachel Marangozov, Yvonni Markaki, Madeleine Sumption

The impacts of international migration on poverty in the UK

Yvonni Markaki, Madeleine Sumption and Carlos Vargas-Silva

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