Public Opinion

Public views on migration are complex and nuanced, and the processes through which individuals form their opinions are still only partially understood. Views on migration can vary widely depending on the context and type of migration, complicating the task of interpreting public opinion data. What are the determinants of public opinion on migration and how are they changing over time? How do interactions between the public, the media and politicians shape individuals’ views?

Books

Unravelling Europe’s ‘migration crisis’

Heaven Crawley, Franck Düvell, Katharine Jones, Simon McMahon and Nando Sigona

Reports

Journal Articles

Working Papers

Other Publications

World Migration Report chapter

Media Reporting of Migrants and Migration

William Allen, Rob McNeil and COMPAS Communications

Breakfast Briefing

What does the 2015 election mean for migration to the UK?

Rob McNeil, Madeleine Sumption and Carlos Vargas-Silva

Projects

Attitudes to Migrants, Communication and Local Leadership (AMICALL)

Sarah Spencer, Michael Keith and COMPAS Communications | 2011 – 2012

Migration in the Media and Public Opinion in Britain

William Allen and COMPAS Communications | June 2012 – May 2013

Role of European Mobility and its Impacts in Narratives, Debates and EU Reforms (REMINDER)

Carlos Vargas-Silva, Madeleine Sumption, Rob McNeil and William Allen | January 2017 - December 2019

Seeing Data: Are Good Big Data Visualisations Possible?

William Allen | January 2014 – September 2015

The ethics and politics of the refugee crisis

COMPAS Communications | May 2016- Mar 2017

Tracking Public Attitudes and Preferences for Post-COVID-19 Labour Migration Policies

Jacqui Broadhead, William Allen, Mariña Fernández-Reino, Denis Kierans and Madeleine Sumption | July 2020 - June 2021