New Publication in the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies

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

New Publication in the American Journal of Political Science

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.

Presentation of Research in Progress at the Annual Meeting of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) and at REPAL

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.

Chair of Excellence at University Carlos III, Madrid

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