ZEF theme: Mobility, migration and urbanization


Eguavoen, I. 2019. Twelve months – twelve books: My 2019 reading list on cities (ZEF blog post). Further Information
Stark, O. and W. Budzinski. 2019. Repercussions of Negatively Selective Migration for the Behavior of Non-migrants When Preferences Are Social. Journal of Demographic Economics, Vol. 85: 165-179.


Bech Hansen, C. and M. Kaiser. 2018. Transnational practices and Post-Soviet collective identity. In: G. Schlee, A. Horstmann (eds.): Difference and Sameness as Modes of Integration. Oxford & New York: Berghahn Books. p. 126-144. Download [GIF | 15.18KB]
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Eguavoen, I. 2018. Twelve months – twelve books: My 2018 reading list on cities (ZEF blog post). Further Information
O. S. Badmos, A. Rienow, D. Callo-Concha, K. Greve and C. Jürgens. 2018. Urban Development in West Africa - Monitoring and Intensity Analysis of Slum Growth in Lagos: Linking Pattern and Process. Remote Sens., 10: 1044; http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/rs10071044. (Open Access) Further Information
Stark, O. 2018. Behavior in Reverse: Reasons for Return Migration. Behavioural Public Policy, Vol. 3: 104-126.
Stark, O. and E. Cukrowska-Torzewska. 2018. Gender Differentiation in Intergenerational Care-Giving and Migration Choices. Journal of the Economics of Ageing, 12: 118-134.
Stark, O. and L. Byra. 2018. How Admitting Migrants with Any Skills Can Help Overcome a Shortage of Workers with Particular Skills. International Review of Economics and Finance, Vol. 57: 144-150.
Stark, O. and W. Budzinski. 2018. On the Taxing of Migrants’ Earnings while Retaining a Migrant Workforce. International Review of Economics and Finance, (in press).
Stark, O., Jakubek, M. and K. Szczygielski. 2018. Community Cohesion and Assimilation Equilibria. Journal of Urban Economics, Vol. 107: 79-88.
Youkhana, Eva. 2018. Los espacios religiosos de los migrantes latinoamericanos y el poder político de los santos: la Virgen del Cisne en Madrid. In: Romizi, Francesco (eds.): Migrantes peregrinos. Trayectorias identitarias de la diáspora ecuatoriana en el espacio católico transnacional. Quito: Editorial Abya Yala.


Eguavoen, I. 2017. Waterfronts and green spaces in central Cairo. What´s the way forward? (ZEF blog post). Further Information
Eguavoen, I. 2017. Postcard from Paris/ Rive Gauche: Urban renewal and controversies about the Right to the City in the South (ZEF blog post). Further Information
Ekren, E.. 2017. How Can Theories of Institutional Design and Everyday Innovation Reveal Agency for Change in Refugee Communities?. Download [PDF | 211.73KB]
Fielmua, N., D. Gordon and D.T. Mwingyine. 2017. Migration as an adaptation strategy to climate change: Influencing factors in North-western Ghana. Journal of Sustainable Development, 10 (6). (Open Access) Further Information
Kaiser, M., Beimenbetov, S., Abdiraiymova, G., Burkhanova, D., Serikzhanova, S., Sharipova, D., Kassymova, D. and Y. Shapoval. 2017. Zusammenleben ethnischer Gruppen in Kasachstan. Almaty. Further Information
Stark, O. 2017. Migration when Social Preferences are Ordinal: Steady State Population Distribution, and Social Welfare. Economica, 84: 647-666.
Stark, O. 2017. Global Integration and World Migration. World Economics, 17: 49-65.
Stark, O., Byra, L., Casarico, A. and S. Uebelmesser. 2017. A critical comparison of migration policies: Entry fee versus quota. Regional Science and Urban Economics, 66: 91-107.


Papa Sow, Elina Marmer and Jürgen Scheffran. 2016. En Route to Hell: Dreams of Adventure and Traumatic Experiences Among West African “Boat People” to Europe. In: Lynda Mannik (eds.): Migration by Boat. Discourses of Trauma, Exclusion and Survival. Berghahn. 290 . Download [PDF | 150.89KB]
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Pforte, L. & Selbmann, K. 2016. Evaluation of Ecological Criteria of Biofuel Certification in Germany. Sustainability, 8: Art. 936. (Open Access) Further Information


Mosuela, C. and D.M. Matias. 2015. The role of a priori cross-border migration after extreme climate events: the case of the Philippines after typhoon Haiyan. In: Hillmann, Felicitas; Pahl, Marie; Rafflenbeul, Birte and Sterly, Harald (eds.): Environmental change, adaptation and migration: bringing in the region. Palgrave Macmillan. 98-116. Download [GIF | 15.18KB]
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Sow, Papa, Elina Marmer and Jurgen Scheffran. 2015. Between the heat and the hardships. Climate change and mixed migration flows in Morocco. Migration and Development, : 1-23. (Open Access) Download [PSOW_DOWNLOAD_SOW PAPA]
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Stark, O. 2015. Comparing the global and merged with the local and separate: On a downside to the integration of regions and nations. Journal of East Asian Economic Integration, 19: 325-356.
Stark, O., Bielawski, J. and M. Jakubek. 2015. The impact of the assimilation of migrants on the well-being of native inhabitants: A theory. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 111: 71-78.


Mielke, K. and A.-K. Hornidge. 2014. Crossroads Studies: From Spatial Containers to Interactions in Differentiated Spatialities. 'Area Studies'-Discussion Paper of the Research Network Crossroads Asia. Crossroads Asia Working Paper, 15. Further Information


Adaawen S.A. and B. Owusu. 2013. North-South Migration and Remittances in Ghana. African Review of Economics and Finance, 5 (1): 29-45. Further Information
Bledsoe, H. Caroline and Papa Sow. 2013. Back to Africa: Second Chances for the Children of West African Immigrants (second version), in The International Handbook on Gender, Migration and Transnationalism. Global and Development Perspectives. Edited by Laura Oso and Natalia Ribas Mateos, Universidade da Coruña, Spain. Further Information
Sorger, G., Stark, O. and Y. Wang. 2013. Migration and Dynamics: How a Leakage of Human Capital Lubricates the Engine of Economic Growth. International Review of Economics and Finance, 28: 26-37.
Stark, O. 2013. On the Economics of Others. Ekonomista, 5: 709-715.
Stark, O. and A. Dorn. 2013. Do Family Ties with Those Left Behind Intensify or Weaken Migrants’ Assimilation. Economics Letters, 118: 1-5.
Stark, O. and M. Jakubek. 2013. Integration as a Catalyst for Assimilation. International Review of Economics and Finance, 28: 62-70.
Stark, O. and M. Jakubek. 2013. Migration Networks as a Response to Financial Constraints: Onset and Endogenous Dynamics. Journal of Development Economics, 101: 1-7.


Eguavoen, I. and W. Tesfai. 2012. Social impact and impoverishment risks in the Koga irrigation scheme, Blue Nile basin, Ethiopia. Afrika Focus , 25(1): 39-60.
Stark, O. 2012. Integration, Social Distress, and Policy Formation. Economics Letters, 115: 318-321.
Stark, O. and L. Byra. 2012. A Back-Door Brain Drain. Economics Letters, 116: 273-276.
Stark, O., Casarico, A. Devillanova, C. and S. Uebelmesser. 2012. On the Formation of International Migration Policies When No Country Has an Exclusive Policy-Setting Say. Regional Science and Urban Economics, 42: 420-429.


Stark, O. and C.S. Fan. 2011. Migration for Degrading Work as an Escape from Humiliation. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 77: 241-247.
Stark, O. and C.S. Fan. 2011. A Theory of Migration as a Response to Occupational Stigma. Review of International Economics, 55: 549-571.
Stark, O. and C.S. Fan. 2011. The Prospect of Migration, Sticky Wages, and "Educated Unemployment". Review of International Economics, 19: 277-287.