Research

My research interests: migration and its effects on development, growth and inequality, migration policies and their impact on migration flows and immigrant's integration in host societies.



Peer-reviewed publications:

Globalizing labor and the world economy: the role of human capital
6. Globalizing labor and the world economy: the role of human capital, (with Marco Delogu and Frédéric Docquier),Journal of Economic Growth (forthcoming) LISER Working Papers n°2017-16
5. Remigration Intentions and Migrant's Behaviour, (with Bastien Chabbé-Ferret and Jackline Wahba), Regional Science and Urban Economics (forthcoming) 
4. Dealing with undocumented immigrants: the welfare effects of amnesties and deportations, Journal of Demographic Economics (forthcoming) CREA Discussion Paper 2017-11
3. Income, population and migration flows in the 21st century, (with Frédéric Docquier), Italian Economic Journal, Volume 3, Issue 2pages 125–149  (invited lead article),Centro Studi Luca D’Agliano Development Studies Working Papers N.421
2. Global competition for attracting talents and the world economy, (with Frédéric Docquier), The World Economy (2016), Volume 39, Issue 4, pages 530-542, April 2016;IRES Discussion Paper 2014-020
1. Efficiency gains from liberalizing labor mobility, (with Frédéric Docquier and Khalid Sekkat), The Scandinavian Journal of Economics (2015), Volume 117, Issue 2, pages 303–346, April 2015; IRES Discussion Paper 2012-023



Working Papers:

1. The Gain from the Drain (with Constanza Biavaschi, Michal Burzynski and Benjamin Elsner) IZA Discussion Paper 10275; Media coverage: IZA Newsroom



Old versions of published papers:

2. The dynamic implications of liberalizing global migration, (wih Marco Delogu and Frédéric Docquier),IRES Discussion Paper 2013-029FERDI Working Paper P88 (updated version forthcoming in JOEG)
1. On the welfare impacts of an immigration amnesty, IRES Discussion Paper 2012-010  (updated version of the model forthcoming in JODE)




Book chapters:

- Remittances and migration prospects for the 21st century. (with Frédéric Docquier) In: M. Boussichas and P. Guillaumont, Financing sustainable Development, Economica (2015). FERDI Working paper P133(2015)



Other publications, soft-refereeing and policy briefs:

The Impact of Intention to Leave on Immigrants’ BehaviourIfo DICE Report 15 (3), 2017, 16–19 (with Bastien Chabé-Ferret)
Quels gains peut-on espérer d'une libéralisation de la migration? Reflets et Perspectives de la vie économique (2016; invited contribution), 2016/3 (Tome LV), pages 45-58.
- Crise des réfugiés: quelques clarifications s'imposent !, Regards Economiques n°119, Octobre 2015 (with Frédéric Docquier)
- Revenu, population et flux migratiores au 21éme siécle - un défi sociétal pour l'Europe, STUDIA OECONOMICA POSNANIENSIA, Vol.2, no 12/2014 (with Frédéric Docquier)

On economic forecasting (All my publications in French can be found on the website of the Regards économiques):

- Rytis Bagdziunas, Vincent Bodart, Vanessa Lutgen, Joël Machado et Catherine Smith, « Perspectives Economiques 2013-2014 », Regards Economiques, n°101, n°105, n°109, n°113, n°115 2013-2014
- Vincent Bodart, Jean-François Carpantier, Vanessa Lutgen, Joël Machado et Catherine Smith, « Perspectives Economiques 2012-2013 », Regards Economiques, n°97, July 2012.
- Vincent Bodart, Jean-François Carpantier, Guy Legros, Vanessa Lutgen, Joël Machado et Catherine Smith, « Perspectives Economiques 2012 », Regards Economiques, n°94, January 2012.
- Vincent Bodart, Jean-François Carpantier, Guy Legros, Vanessa Lutgen, Joël Machado, Vincent Scourneau, Catherine Smith et Géraldine Thiry, « Perspectives Economiques 2011-2012 », Regards Economiques, n°89, July 2011.


Media coverage:

- La mobilité des cerveaux: envergure et impact économique, d’Lëtzebuerger Land p.13 (13/10/2017)
- The expat of the future, Delano Magazine, (10/10/2017)
- Waarom migratie (meestal) goed is voor de economie, Knack (in dutch) (31/03/2017)
- Migration beeinflusst Wirtschaft, Luxemburger Wort (10/06/2016)



My co-authors:

Some of my co-authors share interesting material and/or datasets (click on the name to access their homepage):

Costanza Biavaschi, Associate Professor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Michal Burzynski, Post-Doctoral Researcher,
University of Luxembourg, CREA 
Bastien Chabé-Ferret, Senior Research Officer, University of Essex, ISER 
Marco DeloguPost-Doctoral Researcher, Università degli Studi di Sassari
Frédéric Docquier, FNRS and Université Catholique de Louvain, IRES (access to several datasets related to migration)
Benjamin Elsner, IZA
Tobias Müller, Université de Genève
Khalid Sekkat, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Jackline Wahba, University of Southampton