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.
Dr. Covadonga Meseguer will present research in progress at different Mexican institutions. The papers look into the connection between return migration and political preferences (research co-authored with Dr. Christian Ambrosius); the relationship between remittances and vigilantism in Mexico (research co-authored with Dr. Sandra Ley and Eduardo Ibarra-Olivo); and the overall connection between emigration and politics … More Presentations of research in progress at FLACSO Mexico (7th February), UNAM (8th February), and CIDE (14th February)
Dr. Covadonga Meseguer will present the paper “Return Migration and Democratic Consolidation” at the UCL Latin American Political Economy Seminar. Information on the event can be found here. Her co-author, Dr. Christian Ambrosius (Free University Berlin and UNAM, Mexico) will be presenting the same paper in the Annual Meeting of the International Political Economy Society … More Presentation at UCL Latin American Political Economy Seminar and at the International Political Economy Society Annual Meeting
Our paper “Remittances and Vote Buying”, co-authored with Ezequiel González-Ocantos and Chad Kiewiet de Jonge, was accepted for publication in the Latin American Research Review.
Our paper “Sending Money Home in Times of Crime: The Case of Mexico”, co-authored with Sandra Ley and Eduardo Ibarra-Olivo, was accepted for publication at the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies.
“The Limits of Material Benefits: Remittances and Pro-Americanism in Mexico”, co-autored with Pascal Jaupart and Javier Aparicio, was accepted for publication at the Journal of Politics in Latin America.
Dr. Covadonga Meseguer and Dr. Gerasimos Tsourapas organized a Roundtable at APSA, 2017, San Francisco: “The Political Economy of Emigration: Building Theories”.
Dr. Covadonga Meseguer participated in the conference “Migration and Political Engagement” organized by the Manchester Migration Lab, Manchester, 9-10 June, 2017. Covadonga presented an early draft of her paper “Remittances and the Fight Against Crime in Mexico”, co-authored with Sandra Ley (CIDE) and Eduardo Ibarra-Olivo (LSE).
Covadonga Meseguer is organizing a 1-Day Workshop on Political Economy and International Migration. This workshop will be held on 20 June at the LSE.
Carolina Garriga de Phillips is scheduled to present the paper “Remittances, Exchange Rate Regimes and Central Bank Independence” at the Annual Meetings of the International Studies Association and the Midwest Political Science Association