Understanding Global   
Development Challenges

Vacancies

ICID – POST DOC

JOB DESCRIPTION (cod. D.D. 560/2018)

The Researcher will contribute to the design, implementation and effective dissemination of policy-oriented and technically rigorous research relating to migration, social protection, and the labor market.

The researcher will contribute to analysing migration flows and labor markets for the design of policies, in particular for social protection interventions. The researcher will also contribute to elaborate long-term scenarios through the understanding of migration patterns.

Research outputs should be of sufficient quality for publication in academic journals, but at the same time, non-technical versions for a general audience will be required.


The postdoc position will be initially for one year. 

Here to apply (download cod. D.D. 560/2018)

"Moving upstream the “relevant” migration frontier. Strategic priorities to turn the migration challenge into a development opportunity"

Laura Frigenti* and Furio C. Rosati**

Migration is one of the most pressing issues on the international political agenda. Despite its current immediate emergency, however, migration is the result of long-term factors and very likely to last for many decades ahead. This calls for a new and more integrated approach to international migration, deeply rooted in sound empirical evidence of the complex dynamics driving people global mobility and emphasizing the key role of countries of origin as the centre of gravity of current and future migration policies and interventions to turn the migration challenge into a development opportunity for both origin and destination economies.

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