University of Roehampton, UK, and IZA, Germany
IZA World of Labor role
Professor of Economics at the Business School at the University of Roehampton, London, UK
The labor market, regional economics, migration, applied economics
Reader in Economics, Swansea University; Senior Economics Lecturer, University of Surrey
PhD Economics, University of Surrey, 2005
"Fifty shades of gay: Social and technological change, urban deconcentration and niche enterprise." Urban Studies 54:3 (2017): 765–785 (with A. Collins).
"Self-employment amongst migrant groups: New evidence from England and Wales." Small Business Economics 48:4 (2017): 1047–1069 (with K. Clark and C. Robinson).
"Migration strategies of recent Polish migrants to England and Wales: Do they have any at all." Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 41:12 (2015): 1909–1931 (with M.Garapich).
"Informal caring and labour market outcomes within England and Wales." Regional Studies 49:2 (2015).
"Welfare participation by immigrants in the UK." International Journal of Manpower 34:2 (2013): 100–112 (with C. Robinson).
Why does unemployment differ for immigrants?
Unemployment risk varies greatly across immigrant groups depending on language skills, culture, and religionStephen Drinkwater, July 2017The adverse effects of unemployment are a cause for concern for all demographic groups but they will be most acute for those experiencing the highest unemployment rates. In particular, high levels of unemployment are observed for a range of immigrant groups across many countries. However, there is considerable variation both across and within countries. It is therefore important to determine the factors that are most likely to cause high rates of unemployment, especially from a migration perspective, and to identify appropriate policy responses (e.g. enhancing human capital and improving job search effectiveness).MoreLess