Our paper “Family Remittances and Vigilantism in Mexico” (co-authored with Sandra Ley (CIDE) and Eduardo Ibarra-Olivo (LSE)) was recently published in the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. We explore the role of workers’ remittances in supporting vigilante organisations in Mexico. Research on remittances posits both a positive and a negative effect on collective action … More New Publication in the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
Recent presentations of research have included the Department of Politics and Law at the University of Salamanca and at the Institute for Public Policies (Spanish Council for Scientific Research). I also presented my work at IMISCOE Annual Meeting, which took place in Mälmo (Sweden).
The article “Remittances and Protest in Dictatorships”, co-authored with Dr. Abel Escribà-Folch and Dr. Joseph Wright is available for early view in the American Journal of Political Science. You can read the summary of our research here. This article is part of a larger project studying the impact of remittances on autocratic regimes.
Dr. Covadonga Meseguer presented her research in progress at the Latin American Studies Association Annual Conference (LASA), Barcelona May 23-26th. She is also scheduled to present her research in progress at REPAL (Red de Economía Política de América Latina) Annual Meeting in June 14th, Bogotá, Colombia.
On Friday 23rd of March, Covadonga will present her research in progress at the IE School of International Relations, Politics Group Research Seminar Series. You can find more information on the research presented here.
Dr. Meseguer is starting a period of research at University Carlos III, Madrid, on March 1st. She will be hosted by the Juan March Institute and the Department of Social Sciences under a Santander Chair of Excellence. During her stay, Covadonga will continue to develop her research on the emigrant-politics nexus. A summary of her … More Chair of Excellence at University Carlos III, Madrid
Last January 15th, Dr. Meseguer presented her research-in-progress on return migration and political change in Mexico at IGOP Seminar Series, Autonomous University of Barcelona. A summary of her research (co-authored with Dr. Christian Ambrosius) can be found here.