Zovanga Kone Researcher

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Zovanga is a researcher at COMPAS.

Zovanga works on issues pertaining to labour and demographic economics. His current work at COMPAS examines the socio-economic integration of refugees in the UK. Zovanga’s research also looks at the implications of demographic changes for aggregate labour market outcomes and the impact of immigration policies on the composition of immigration flows. Prior to joining COMPAS, he worked at the World Bank and the Scottish Government. He completed his PhD in Economics at the University of Nottingham.

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Asylum and RefugeesIntegrationLabour Markets

Blog Posts

Book Chapters

Journal Articles

Reason for immigration and immigrants’ health

Carlos Vargas-Silva, Osea Giuntella, Zovanga Kone & Isabel Ruiz

Internal Borders and Migration in India

Zovanga L Kone, Maggie Y Liu, Aaditya Mattoo, Çağlar Özden, Siddharth Sharma

Working Papers

Labour market effects of demographic shifts and migration in OECD countries.

Frédéric Docquier, Zovanga L. Kone, Aaditya Mattoo, Çağlar Özden

Internal borders and migration in India

Zovanga L. Kone, Maggie Y. Liu, Aaditya Mattoo, Çağlar Özden & Siddharth Sharma

Other Publications

ECONREF Research Note: 1

The Health of Refugees in the UK

Zovanga Kone and Carlos Vargas-Silva


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

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

The Economic Integration of Refugees in the UK (ECONREF)

Carlos Vargas-Silva and Zovanga Kone | February 2017 - January 2019

The Socio-Economic Impact of Refugees on Local Communities

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