Jackline Wahba - Curriculum Vitae#

Jackline Wahba is a Professor of Economics at the University of Southampton. I am a member of the UK Migration Advisory Committee (MAC). I obtained my PhD in Economics from the University of Southampton. I am an economist with substantial experience in international migration and labour markets. I have published in several leading Economics journals. I lead the migration strand within the ESRC-funded Centre for Population Change (CPC) at Southampton.

I have acted as an advisor to several international organisations, including the EC, World Bank, and OECD. She is also a member of the Economic Research Forum Board of Trustees. I am a Research Fellow of ERF, IZA, and CReAM.

I am also a member of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Advisory Group on the UK in a Changing Europe. I am also a member of the Migration Observatory (Univ of Oxford) Expert Advisory Board. I am the Managing Editor of the IZA Journal of Development and Migration.

  • 1990- 1994 PhD in Economics, University of Southampton, UK.
  • 1988- 1990 MA in Economics, The American University in Cairo, High Honours
  • 1982- 1986 BA in Economics, The American University in Cairo, High Honours

  • 2017 ONS, Survey of Graduating International Students in the UK, Co-Investigator.
  • 2016-2018 Principal Investigator, British Academy, Syrian Refugees in Jordan: The Challenge of Sustainable Development.
  • 2014 - 18 Principal Investigator, ESRC, Europe-China Collaborative Programme. Migration and the Reshaping of Consumption Patterns.
  • 2014 -19 ESRC Centre for Population Change, Co-applicant.
  • 2012 -14 Principal Investigator, ESRC-DFID, (Poverty Alleviation Scheme), Temporary Migration and Economic Development: the Triple-Win Policy Vision applied to North Africa
  • 2011 - 13 Principal Investigator, FEMISE, Return Migration in South Mediterranean Countries: Determinants, Impact and Policy Implications”.
  • 2011 - 12 Co-Investigator, China-South Africa Pathfinder Research Project, Assessing the impact of internal labour migration on intergenerational support, health and income: the cases of China and South Africa.
  • 2009 - 12 Principal Investigator, NORFACE, Migration Programme, “Understanding Migrants’ Choices in Europe”.

Personal webpages: https://sites.google.com/site/jackiewahba

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