Pieter Bevelander

Associate Professor and Researcher, Malmö Institute for Studies of Migration, Diversity and Welfare and School of IMER, Malmö University

Pieter Bevelander is an Associate Professor and researcher at MIM, Malmö Institute for Studies of Migration, Diversity and Welfare and the School of IMER, Malmö University, Sweden. His main research field is international migration and different aspects of immigrant integration. He has a doctorate in economic history and wrote his thesis (2000) on the employment integration of immigrants in Sweden in the period 1970-1995.

A number of his publications include the labour market situation of immigrants in a regional setting and the effects of labour market policy measures directed towards immigrants in Sweden. His work includeS the labour market integration of men and women in the Netherlands and a comparison of ethnic social capital in Canada and the Netherlands. His latest research deals with the impact of citizenship ascension on the socio-economic position and political indicators like voting and representation of immigrants and their descendents. He has reviewed for several international journals and has published in international journals. He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in February 2006.

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