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Professor Jackie Wahba 

Professor of Economics

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Professor Jackie Wahba is Professor of Economics within Social Sciences: Economics at the University of Southampton.

My research interests focus on international migration and labour markets.

I hold a PhD in Economics from the University of Southampton. I am an applied economist with an interest in Labour Economics, Development Economics and Applied Micro-econometrics.

I am a research fellow of the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in Germany, CReAM (Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration) in London and the Economic Research Forum in Cairo.

I lead the Migration Research at the ESRC Centre for Population Change at the University of Southampton. 

I acted as an academic consultant in international migration and labour markets for several international organisations including the World Bank, OECD and IOM.

I am a member of the UK Government's Migration Advisory Committee (MAC).

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Main research interests: Labour Economics and Development Economics. In particular: migration and labour markets in developing countries.

International Migration: Return migration: determinants and impact of return migration on country of origin; entrepreneurship, human capital accumulation of migrants; Remittances and impact of overseas migration on those left behind; Migrants’ labour market experience in host countries; welfare state generosity and migration skill selectivity

Labour mobility: sectoral mobility; interregional mobility

Labour market: role of social networks, role of economic reforms, informal sector, unemployment

Research projects

Temporary migration and economic development: the triple-win policy vision applied to North Africa, ESRC-DFID

Understanding Migrants' Choices, NORFACE

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Professor Jackie Wahba
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Telephone: (023) 8059 3996
Facsimile: (023) 8059 3858
Email: J.Wahba@soton.ac.uk


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