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(2014) The Age of Migration: International Population Movements in the Modern World, fifth edn., Palgrave: London. With Steven Castles and Mark J. Miller.

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(2013) The effectiveness of immigration policies. Population and Development Review, 39(3), 47-508. With Mathias Czaika.

(2012) The migration and development pendulum: A critical view on research and policy. International Migration, 50(3), 8–25.

(2010) Migration and development: a theoretical perspective. International Migration Review, 44(1), 1-38.

(2010) The internal dynamics of migration processes: A theoretical inquiry. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 36(10), 1587–1617.

Hein de Haas is Co-Director of the International Migration Institute (IMI), as well as an Associate Professor in Migration Studies and James Martin Fellow at the University of Oxford. He is also Professor of Migration and Development at the University of Maastricht.

His research focuses on the links between migration and broader processes of development and social transformation, primarily from the perspective of migrant-sending societies. He did extensive fieldwork in the Middle East and North Africa and, particularly, Morocco.

Hein de Haas has broadly published in on various issues including migration theory, migration and development, the determinants of international migration, the role of states and policies in migration processes, African-European migration and migration futures. He is co-author of the 5th edition of the Age of Migration, a leading text book in the field of migration studies.

In 2009, he was awarded a Starting Grant by the European Research Council (ERC) for DEMIG (Determinants of International Migration), a five year (2010-2014) research project which to aims assess the effectiveness of migration policies. He also maintains a migration blog.

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