Alina Vrânceanu

Migration Policy Centre (MPC)

Attitudes toward Migration

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Main research interests

  • Public opinion
  • Political behavior
  • Political representation
  • Comparative politics
  • Immigration

Alina Vrânceanu was a Research Fellow at the Migration Policy Centre (MPC). In her research at the MPC, she explored the connection between citizens and their representatives (political parties) in European societies, from a comparative perspective and focusing in particular on the immigration issue. Within MEDAM, she collaborated on analyzing public attitudes and preferences for migration policies in a number of European and African countries.

Alina holds a PhD in Political Science from Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2018). Prior to joining the Migration Policy Centre, she was a Max Weber Fellow at the Department of Political and Social Sciences of the European University Institute and worked as a Policy Officer at the European Commission. Her research has been published in journals such as Party Politics and the Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties.

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    From a 🇪🇺 perspective, such support mustn't even be altruistically motivated.

    Providing refugees real long-term prospects within the region can serve as a sustainable alternative for those who consider costly & dangerous onward-migration to more attractive destination countries.

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    🇺🇬 is one of the youngest countries worldwide—w/ an enormously growing young working-age population. These young people will need jobs.

    One could expect ppl. who struggle economically to have more negative attitudes toward refugees & other immigrants due to competition.

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