Last week, I participated in the Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association, the most important conference in international studies. I enjoyed sharing a panel with Professors Gabriella Montinola (UC Davis); Clarisa Pérez-Armendáriz (Bates College); and Jesse Acevedo (Denver University). Papers were presented on the political economy of remittances and their fiscal impact; remittances and … More Participation in the Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association, Montréal, 15th-18th March.
On November 18th, I participated in a very interesting workshop organized by Prof. Christian Ambrosius, Freie University Berlin and Latin American Centre. A group of economists and political scientists got together to discuss issues as diverse as the effectiveness of information campaigns about the risks of emigrating; anti-Chinese sentiments in Sub-Saharan Africa; the role of … More Participation in the Workshop “The Political Economy of Migration Regimes.” Berlin, Freie Universität, 18 November.
I took part in the Conference “The Economic Consequences of Crime in Mexico” as part of a research network devoted to study the political economy aspects of crime and its consequences for politics and economics in that country. The network is coordinated by my colleagues and co-authors Carolina Garriga Phillips and Sandra Ley. Together with … More Participation in the Network “The Economic Consequences of Crime in Mexico”, CIDE, Mexico City, 29-30 September.
Beyond thrilled to be participating in my first in-person conference in over two years. And what a treat this will take place at the EUI, Migration Policy Center, Florence. I will be presenting a co-authored paper with my friend and colleague, Professor Christian Ambrosius, on deportations and their impact on trust and dispositions toward the … More Conference at the Migration Policy Center, EUI, May 23-25. “Continuities and Change in a Migration World.”
On June 16th we celebrate the International Day of Family Remittances. Due to COVID-19, remittances are expected to fall by 20%, while the cost of sending money home remains too high. I wrote this short blog post in Spanish to explain why remittances deserve an International Day and why it is important to keep them … More International Day of Family Remittances
Recent presentations of research have included the Department of Politics and Law at the University of Salamanca (19 February 2019) and at the Institute for Public Policies, 11 December 2019 (Spanish Council for Scientific Research). I also presented my work at IMISCOE Annual Meeting, which took place in Mälmo (Sweden) in July 2019.
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.