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Jean-Francois Maystadt

  • Onderzoeksexpertise:Jean-François Maystadt is a Senior Lecturer (hoofddocent) at the Institute of Development Policy (IOB) at University of Antwerp. Before joining IOB, he held positions at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI, Washington DC), the Center for Institutions and Economic Performance (LICOS), and Lancaster University (UK). Jean-François is a development economist specializing in the study of Conflicts, Natural Disasters and Forced Migration. His research is related to the causes and consequences of conflicts and forced migration in Central Africa (Democratic Republic of Congo), Eastern Africa (Tanzania, Somalia, South Sudan, Horn of Africa), Asia (China, Nepal, Pakistan), and the Arab world. More specifically, he has worked on the role of weather variations for migration, and its consequences on the labor markets. He has also investigated quantitatively the impact of refugees on the hosting population in developing countries, together with factors facilitating the integration of refugees in the US.
  • Trefwoorden:MIGRATIE, CONFLICTANALYSE, KLIMAATVERANDERING, Economie en toegepaste economische wetenschappen
  • Disciplines:Landbouw- en natural resource economie, milieu- en ecologische economie, Gezondheids-, onderwijs en welvaartseconomie, Internationale economie, Arbeids- en demografische economie, Economische ontwikkeling, Economiebrede landenstudies, Admiciteit en immigratie, Economische geografie, Geografie van mobiliteit en transport
  • Onderzoekstechnieken:Quantitative methods: Data analysis, micro-econometrics, applied geography, ... Mixed methods: Review, expert elicitation, ...
  • Gebruikers van onderzoeksexpertise:International and national policy organisations Journalists