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Eugenia Markova

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Research interests

My research interests lie primarily in the field of labour economics and applied econometrics, with a particular emphasis on the economic and social aspects of labour migration. Her research focuses on three areas: 1. undocumented labour migration; 2. precarious and atypical forms of employment; 3. migration and regional development. I am interested in both applied and theoretical research in these areas and has conducted a range of research consultancies for the Development Centre of OECD, the Council of Europe, the Organisation for International Migration (IOM) and national bodies.

My most recent project, completed in October 2017, has concerned atypical and precarious forms of employment in Greece, in support of the impact assessment on the review of the Written Statement Directive (Directive 91/533/ECC), commissioned by PPMI - Public Policy and Management Institute, Vilnius, Lithuania. The study is available at: http://bit.ly/WSD-PPMI

I sit on the coordinating committee for Bulgaria in the longitudinal SHARE study - Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (http://issk-bas.org/share-survey-wave-7/).

Supervisory Interests

My research interests are in the area of economics of labour migration, agency work and regional development, comparative international research, and with extensive expertise in research methodologies and advanced econometric and statistical skills in the analysis of primary and secondary survey data. 

I have four PhD completions:

  • Christopher Monks,'Stakeholder involvement in the selection of biodiversity - focused voluntary Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) standards within the food / agri-business industry'. PhD to be awarded in July 2019 (lead supervisor)
  • George Szamuely, PhD by Prior Output,'Bombs for Peace: the war in Yugoslavia'. PhD awarded in December 2016 (lead supervisor)

  • Eda Gemi, 'Socio-economic Integration of Immigrants in Greece: The Case of the Greater Athens Area'. PhD awarded in July 2015 (lead supervisor)           

  • Maria Elfani, ‘The Impact of the National Minimum Wage on the Non-Wage Benefits of Labour Migrants – Evidence from the UK’. PhD awarded in July 2014 (lead supervisor)

          

Education/Academic qualification

PhD

15 Oct 199515 Dec 2000

Master

5 Nov 199215 Sep 1994

Bachelor

15 Sep 198823 Jun 1992

External positions

Member of the Coordinating Committee for Bulgaria in the longitudinal SHARE study - Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe

15 Sep 201615 Sep 2021

Keywords

  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • Labour Markets
  • Labour migration
  • precarious work
  • HA Statistics
  • HB Economic Theory

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Research Output 2013 2019

Treading lightly: regularised migrant workers in Europe

Markova, E., 5 Mar 2019, (Accepted/In press) p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
migrant worker
industrial relations
social rights
legality
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ITHACA Research Report N. 4/2015 Country Report UNITED KINGDOM

Markova, E. & McKay, S., 1 Jan 2016, 63 p.

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Migration and remittances in the Central and East European countries

Markova, E., 21 Jul 2016, Labour and Social Transformation in Central and Eastern Europe: Europeanization and beyond. Delteil, V. & Kirov, V. (eds.). London and New York, p. 98-119 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapterResearch

European countries
Remittances
Migrants
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Labour Migration and other Forms of Mobility Between Bulgaria and Greece: The Evolution of a Cross-Border Migration System

Hatziprokopiou, P. & Markova, E., 1 Jan 2015, Migration in the southern Balkans: From Ottoman Territory to Globalized Nation States. Vermeulen, H., Martin Baldwin-Edwards, M. & Van Boeschoten, R. (eds.). New York, USA, p. 183-208 26 p. (Imiscoe Research Series).

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Open Access
File
labor migration
Bulgaria
Greece
migration
EU

Migrant workers in small London hotels: Employment, recruitment and distribution

Markova, E., Paraskevopoulou, A., Williams, A. & Shaw, G., 4 Dec 2013, 23, 3, p. 406-421 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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