Artjoms Ivlevs

University of the West of England, UK, and IZA, Germany

IZA World of Labor role

Author, Subject Editor

Current position

Senior Lecturer in Economics, University of the West of England, UK

Research interest

Migration, ethnicity, citizenship, education, corruption, happiness, population economics, applied economics, applied microeconometrics

Past positions

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy (GEP), University of Nottingham, UK (2007–2010); Guest Lecturer, University of Latvia (2008–2010)


PhD Economics of Migration, University of Aix-Marseille, 2006

Selected publications

  • “Economic insecurity in transition: A primary commodities perspective.” Review of Income and Wealth 60 (2014): S117–S140.

  • “2004 minority education reform and pupil performance in Latvia.” Economics of Education Review 38 (2014): 151–166 (with R. King).

  • “Does more schooling make you run for the border? Post-independence evidence from Kosovo.” Journal of Development Studies 48:8 (2012): 1108–1120 (with R. King).

  • “Ageing, regional birth rates and attitudes towards immigration: Evidence from a transition economy.” Regional Studies 46:7 (2012): 947–959.

  • “From immigrants to (non-)citizens: Political economy of naturalisations in Latvia.” IZA Journal of Migration 1:14 (2012) (with R. King).