The article “Remittances and Protest in Dictatorships”, co-authored with Dr. Abel Escribà-Folch and Dr. Joseph Wright is available for early view in the American Journal of Political Science. You can read the summary of our research here. This article is part of a larger project studying the impact of remittances on autocratic regimes.
Dr. Covadonga Meseguer presented her research in progress at the Latin American Studies Association Annual Conference (LASA), Barcelona May 23-26th. She is also scheduled to present her research in progress at REPAL (Red de Economía Política de América Latina) Annual Meeting in June 14th, Bogotá, Colombia.
On Friday 23rd of March, Covadonga will present her research in progress at the IE School of International Relations, Politics Group Research Seminar Series. You can find more information on the research presented here.
Dr. Meseguer is starting a period of research at University Carlos III, Madrid, on March 1st. She will be hosted by the Juan March Institute and the Department of Social Sciences under a Santander Chair of Excellence. During her stay, Covadonga will continue to develop her research on the emigrant-politics nexus. A summary of her research has been recently featured in the LSE International Relations Department’s Spring Spotlight.
Dr. Covadonga Meseguer will present research in progress at different Mexican institutions. The papers look into the connection between return migration and political preferences (research co-authored with Dr. Christian Ambrosius); the relationship between remittances and vigilantism in Mexico (research co-authored with Dr. Sandra Ley and Eduardo Ibarra-Olivo); and the overall connection between emigration and politics from a comparative politics, international relations, and political economy perspectives (discussion co-authored with Prof. Gwendolyn Sasse and Dr. Gerasimos Tsourapas).
Dr. Covadonga Meseguer will present the paper “Return Migration and Democratic Consolidation” at the UCL Latin American Political Economy Seminar. Information on the event can be found here. Her co-author, Dr. Christian Ambrosius (Free University Berlin and UNAM, Mexico) will be presenting the same paper in the Annual Meeting of the International Political Economy Society (IPES) to be held in Austin, Texas, 16-17 November.
Our paper “Sending Money Home in Times of Crime: The Case of Mexico”, co-authored with Sandra Ley and Eduardo Ibarra-Olivo, was accepted for publication at the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies.
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“The Limits of Material Benefits: Remittances and Pro-Americanism in Mexico”, co-autored with Pascal Jaupart and Javier Aparicio, was accepted for publication at the Journal of Politics in Latin America.
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