Yvonni Markaki Researcher


Yvonni is a researcher on the REMINDER project, working on a work package analysing drivers of opinions and norms.

Yvonni Markaki previously worked with the Migration Observatory as a research officer, and also assisted with the Migration Services in Wales project and activities for the Global Exchange on Migration & Diversity.

She specialises in applied economic and social research on international migration. Her interests include the impacts of international migration, immigrants’ integration and participation in the labour market, public opinion, and poverty. Yvonni has a PhD in Applied Social and Economic Research and a Master’s degree in Public Opinion Analysis & Polling from the University of Essex. Prior to joining COMPAS, she worked as a Research Assistant on the NORFACE funded project ‘Migrant Diversity and Regional Disparity in Europe’, at the Institute for Social & Economic Research, University of Essex, and as a consultant and data analyst for governments at both local and national levels.


DiscriminationEuropean UnionIllegalityIntegrationLabour MarketsPoliciesPoliticsPublic Opinion

Other Publications

Trends report

Migrant households in Wales

Yvonni Markaki

Trends report

Migrants in the Welsh Labour Market

Carlos Vargas-Silva and Yvonni Markaki

Trends report

Migration Flows & Population Trends

Yvonni Markaki


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

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, Rob McNeil, Scott Blinder, William Allen, Yvonni Markaki, Cinzia Rienzo, Osea Giuntella and Chiara van Praag | January 2017 - December 2019