Bridging the Gaps
Linking Research to Public Debates and Policy Making on Migration and Integration
Edited by Martin Ruhs, Kristof Tamas, and Joakim Palme
Edited by Martin Ruhs, Chair in Migration Studies and Deputy Director of the Migration Policy Centre, Migration Policy Centre, European University Institute, Italy, Kristof Tamas, Director, Migration Studies Delegation, Delmi, Stockholm, and Joakim Palme, Chairman of the Migration Studies Delegation, Delmi, and Professor, Department of Government, Uppsala University, Stockholm, Sweden
Professor Martin Ruhs is Chair in Migration Studies and Deputy Director of the Migration Policy Centre at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence. Martin's research focuses on the economics and politics of international migration with a strong international comparative dimension. His books include The Price of Rights. Regulating International Labour Migration (Princeton University Press 2013) and Who Needs Migrant Workers? Labour Shortages, Immigration and Public Policy (Oxford University Press 2010, co-edited with B. Anderson).
Kristof Tamas is Director of Delmi, the Migration Studies Delegation. Mr Tamas was previously senior adviser in the secretariat for the Swedish chairmanship of the Global Forum on Migration and Development, a Swedish national expert at the EU Commission, an independent research consultant at the Institute for Futures Studies in Stockholm, and a special adviser and later deputy director at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Justice. He has over 25 years of experience in international collaboration in the field of migration. He is the co-editor (with Joakim Palme) of Globalizing Migration Regimes (Routledge 2006).
Joakim Palme is professor of political science at the Department of Government, Uppsala University and Chairman of The Migrations Studies Delegation (Delmi). Throughout the 1980s and 90s, he contributed to the Social Citizenship Indicator Program (SCIP) at the Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI). In 1999-2001 he chaired the Swedish Welfare Commission. From 2002 to 2011 he was the Director of the Institute for Futures Studies in Stockholm. He has published extensively on the welfare state as a strategy of equality and the politics of the welfare state. His publications also include studies of social policies in ageing societies, social investment and migration. Currently he is directing a research project on the effects of the Global Financial Crisis. He is working with Martin Ruhs on free movement for workers in the European Union and involved in other project on global migration. He has previously edited anthologies with international publishers.
Will Allen- Centre of Migration, Policy, and Society, University of Oxford
Scott Blinder- University of Massachusetts Amherst
Christina Boswell- University of Edinburgh
Grete Brochmann- University of Oslo
Elizabeth Collett- Migration Policy Institute
Howard Duncan- Carleton University
Han Entzinger- Erasmus University of Rotterdam
Monique Kremer- University of Amsterdam
Katy Long- Stanford University
Philip Martin- UC Davis
Rob McNeil- Centre of Migration, Policy, and Society, University of Oxford
Peter Scholten- Erasmus University of Rotterdam
Agnieszka Weinar- Carleton University
Klaus Zimmermann- Global Labor Organization; Princeton University; POP at UNU-MERIT; Maastricht University; and Bonn University