Migrant Selection: Evidence and Implications

Monday, 16 July 2018: 10:30-12:20
RC28 Social Stratification (host committee)

Language: English

The session addresses migrant selection on health, education or unobservable characteristics. Contributions providing new evidence on the extent of migrant selection, strategies for estimating selection, and theoretical and empirical analyses of the implications of selection for immigration research are welcomed. The session is open to national and cross-national studies, and those covering internal as well as international migration.
Session Organizer:
Lucinda PLATT, Department of Social Policy, LSE, United Kingdom
Lucinda PLATT, London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
Oral Presentations
Seeking Asylum in Germany: How Social Stratification Affects the Length and Outcomes of Asylum Processes
Yuliya KOSYAKOVA, Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Germany; Herbert BRÜCKER, Institute for Employment Research (IAB) / Bamberg University / Berlin Institute for Integration and Migration Research (BIM), Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany
Are Migrants Selected on Motivational Orientations? Selectivity Patterns Amongst International Migrants in Europe
María RAMOS, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain; Javier POLAVIEJA, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain; Mariña FERNÁNDEZ-REINO, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Distributed Papers
The Land of All Opportunity? Migration and Social Mobility in the EU
Irina CIORNEI, University of Bern, Switzerland; Ettore RECCHI, Sciences Po, Paris, France
Immigrant Selection and the Propensity for Self-Employment
Andrey TIBAJEV, Linköping University, Sweden