Our paper “Remittances, Exchange Rates, and Central Bank Independence” was recently published in Oxford Development Studies. This is work in co-authorship with Carolina Garriga-Phillips (Essex University). In this paper, we explore how remittances affect the choice of exchange rate regimes. Previous research shows that remittances, by easing the ‘impossible trinity’, increase the probability of governments … More New Publication in Oxford Development 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
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.
The article “Remittances and Protest in Dictatorships”, co-authored with Dr. Abel Escribà-Folch and Professor Joseph Wright appeared in the American Journal of Political Science. Remittances—money migrant workers send back home—are the second largest source of international financial flows in developing countries. As with other sources of international finance, such as foreign direct investment and foreign … More New Publication in the American Journal of Political Science
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.
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