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2022. with Hélène Thiollet.
Theorising migration politics: do political regimes matter? Third World Quarterly 43(7): 1515-1530. Introduction to Special Issue Migration Politics across the World. 2022. with Lea Müller-Funk.
Forced migration governance at critical junctures of state formation in Tunisia. MAGYC Working Paper 4.2. 2022. with Lorena Gazzotti and Melissa Mouthaan.
Embracing complexity in ‘Southern’ migration governance. Territory, Politics, Governance. Online first. Introduction to Special Issue Governing migration beyond ‘Fortress Europe’. 2022.
Tunisia’s migration politics throughout the 2011 revolution: revisiting the democratisation–migrant rights nexus. Third World Quarterly 34(5): 1551-1569. 2021.
Ad-hocratic immigration governance: how states secure their power over immigration through intentional ambiguity. Territory, Politics and Governance. Online first. 2021.
Crafting a ‘liberal monarchy’: Regime consolidation and immigration policy reform in Morocco. Journal of North African Studies 26(5): 850-874. 2021. with Mohamed Berriane and Hein de Haas.
Social transformations and migrations in Morocco. International Migration Institute Working Paper 171. Amsterdam, NL: University of Amsterdam. 2020. with Mathias Czaika and Hein de Haas.
Political party ideology and immigration policy reform: An empirical enquiry, Political Research Exchange 2(1): 1-27. 2020. with Hein de Haas, Sonja Fransen, Kerilyn Schewel and Simona Vezzoli.
Social transformation. International Migration Institute Working Paper 166. Amsterdam, NL: University of Amsterdam. 2019. with Hein de Haas, Mathias Czaika, Marie-Laurence Flahaux, Edo Mahendra,Simona Vezzoli and Maria Villares-Varela.
International Migration: Trends, determinants and policy effects, Population and Development Review. 45(4): 885-922. 2018.
Rethinking Immigration Policy Theory Beyond ‘Western Liberal Democracies’ Comparative Migration Studies 6:4. 2018.
Autocratic immigration policymaking: The illiberal paradox hypothesis. International Migration Institute Working Paper 147. Amsterdam, NL: University of Amsterdam. 2018. with Hein de Haas and Simona Vezzoli.
Growing restrictiveness or changing selection? The nature and evolution of migration policies, International Migration Review 52(2): 324-367. 2015. with Hein de Haas and Simona Vezzoli.
Conceptualizing and measuring migration policy change, Comparative Migration Studies 3(15). 2015. with Mohamed Berriane and Hein de Haas.
Revisiting Moroccan migrations, Journal of North African Studies 20(4): 503-521. Introduction to special issue. 2015. with Raluca Bejan.
Salient issues on international migration: Buoni e cattivi segnali. Reporting from the 2014 International Metropolis Conference, Transnational Social Review 5(1): 86-91. 2014.
The Formation of Morocco’s policy towards irregular migration (2000–2007): Political rationale and policy processes, International Migration 52(5): 15-28. 2014.
Fifty years of Maghreb emigration – How states shaped Algerian, Moroccan and Tunisian emigration, International Migration Institute Working Paper 95. Oxford, UK: University of Oxford. features, policy reports & book reviews
Commentary: Tunisia’s migration policy: the ambiguous consequences of democratization. Tunis, Tunisia: Heinrich Böll Foundation. Also available in French. 2021.
Book Review: Dini and Guisa (2020) Externalising Migration Governance Through Civil Society, International Migration 59(2): 269-271. 2020.
Policy Brief: Key knowledge questions on migration drivers, CrossMigration Project. IMISCOE: Migration Research Hub. 2020. ‘Maghreb – Migration Patterns and Policies between the Sahara and the Mediterranean,
German Federal Agency for Civic Education (bpb) and Institute for Migration Research and Intercultural Studies (IMIS). Available in German and English. 2019.
Book Review: Crossroads: Comparative Immigration Regimes in a World of Demographic Change, International Migration Review. 2016. Mehr als nur Herkunftsländer – Migrationsmuster in Algerien, Marokko und Tunesien.
Studie des Referats Naher und Mittlerer Osten/Nordafrika. Berlin, DE: Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES). Available in German and French. 2015.
Revolution and political transition in Tunisia: A migration game changer?, Migration Information Source Country Profile. Washington, DC: Migration Policy Institute. 2015.
Almost home? Morocco’s incomplete migration reforms, World Politics Review, 5 May 2015. 2014. with Mathias Czaika, Sally Khallash and Maria Villares-Varela.
Increasing Economic and Trade Relations with Emerging Economies – Consequences for Immigration Systems. A Comparative Analysis of Migration Policy Options towards BRIC-Plus Countries, 178p. blogposts, podcasts & newspaper articles
Migration Trends Across the Mediterranean, Africa and The Global Illicit Economy Podcast, 17 December. 2020.
Autocrats, democrats and immigration policy, The Borders of Equality Podcast, 8 June. 2018. with Hein de Haas.
There’s No Hard Right–Soft Left Divide on Migration Policy, News Deeply, 25 July. 2016.
There is no ‘silver bullet’ migration policy, Hein de Haas Blog, 16 December. 2016.
Migrationspolitik: Keine eierlegende Wollmilchsau. Der Standard, 25 August.