Dr. Pieter Bevelander’s main research field is international migration and different aspects of immigrant integration as well the reactions of natives towards immigrants and minorities.
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 research topics include also the labour market integration of men and women in the Netherlands, the ascension to citizenship of immigrants in the Netherlands and a comparison of ethnic social capital in Canada and the Netherlands.
His latest research contains the socioeconomic and political impacts of citizenship ascension of immigrants and minorities in host societies and the attitudes of the native population on immigrants and other minority groups.
He has reviewed for several international journals and co-edited together the following publications with Don DeVoretz The Economics of Citizenship (2008), with Mirjam Hagström and Sofia Rönnqvist Resettled and Included? The Employment Integration of Resettled Refugees in Sweden (2009), with Christan Fernández and Anders Hellström, Vägar till medborgarskap (2011), Arkiv Förlag, with Bo Petersson, Crisis and Migration, Implications of the Eurozone Crisis for Perceptions, Politics, and Policies of Migration, Nordic Academic Press (2014), and with Christina Johansson, Museums in Times of Migration and Mobility: Rethinking Museums Perspectives, Collections, Collaborations and Representations (in publication 2017).
Moreover, he has reviewed for and published widely in international journals and is currently in the editorial board of both the Journal of International Migration and Ethnic Studies and Comparative Migration Studies. He is a member of the Swedish government commission on Migration DELMI (http://www.delmi.se/en), a member of the Executive Board of the IMISCOE network, a board member of the Metropolis network and Head of the international advisory Board of the Swiss NCCR “On the Move”. He has produced reports on migration and integration for several international organizations like the FRA, OECD, IOM and MPI.
Research Interests: International Migration; Integration of Immigrants; Minorities and Refugees; Minorities and Immigrants; Consequences of Citizenship ascension