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Bridging the GapsLinking Research to Public Debates and Policy Making on Migration and Integration$

Martin Ruhs, Kristof Tamas, and Joakim Palme

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9780198834557

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2019

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198834557.001.0001

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(p.xiii) List of Abbreviations

(p.xiii) List of Abbreviations

Bridging the Gaps
Martin Ruhs, Kristof Tamas, Joakim Palme
Oxford University Press

  • ACOM

    Advisory Commission on Minorities Research, The Netherlands

  • AER

    Swedish Labour Policy Council

  • AfD

    Alternative for Germany party

  • AFIC

    Africa Intelligence Community

  • AMID

    Academy for Immigration Studies, Denmark

  • BAMF

    Federal Institute for Migration and Refugees, Germany


    Consortium for Applied Research on International Migration

  • CBS

    Netherlands Statistics

  • CDU

    Christian Democratic Union of Germany

  • Ceifo

    Centre for Research in International Migration and Ethnic Relations, Sweden

  • CEPR

    Centre for European Policy Research


    Centre on Migration, Policy and Society, University of Oxford

  • CSU

    Christian Social Union in Bavaria

  • DCI

    Development Cooperation Instrument, European Commission

  • Deifo

    Delegation of Immigration Research, Sweden

  • Delmi

    The Migration Studies Delegation, Sweden

  • DFID

    Department of International Development, UK

  • DHS

    Department of Homeland Security


    Science–Society Dialogues on Migration and Integration in Europe

  • DIW

    German Institute for Economic Research

  • EASO

    European Asylum Support Office

  • EBA

    Expert Group for Aid Studies, Sweden

  • ECRE

    European Council on Refugees and Exiles

  • EEA

    European Economic Area

  • EEAS

    European External Action Service

  • EIFO

    Expert Group for Immigration Research, Sweden


    Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy

  • EMN

    European Migration Network

  • (p.xiv) EMSC

    European Migrant Smuggling Centre

  • ESO

    Expert Group on Public Economics

  • ESRC

    Economic and Social Research Council, UK

  • ETF

    European Training Foundation

  • EU

    European Union

  • EUI

    European University Institute

  • EWS

    Early Warning System


    European Border and Coast Guard Agency

  • GAMM

    Global Approach to Migration and Mobility

  • GDP

    gross domestic product

  • GLO

    Global Labor Organization

  • GMG

    Global Migration Group

  • ICE

    Immigration and Customs Enforcement


    International Centre for Migration Policy Development

  • ICT

    Information and Communication Technologies

  • IDPs

    internally displaced people/persons

  • ILO

    International Labour Organization

  • IMER

    International Migration and Ethnic Relations


    International Migration Integration and Social Cohesion in Europe


    Intelligence Analysis Centre, EU

  • IOM

    International Organization for Migration

  • IPCR

    Integrated Political Crisis Response, EU

  • IRC

    International Rescue Committee

  • IRCA

    Immigration Reform and Control Act

  • ISAA

    Integrated Situational Awareness and Analysis

  • ISC

    Metropolis International Steering Committee

  • IT

    information technology

  • IZA

    Institute for the Study of Labor

  • JHA

    Justice and Home Affairs

  • KCMD

    Knowledge Centre of Migration and Demography

  • LPF

    List Pim Fortuyn party

  • LSE

    London School of Economics

  • MAC

    Migration Advisory Committee

  • MAFE

    Migration Between Africa and Europe

  • MIF

    Migration Impacts Forum

  • MigObs

    Migration Observatory

  • (p.xv) MIPEX

    Migrant Integration Policy Index

  • MMP

    Mexican Migration Project

  • MPI Europe

    Migration Policy Institute Europe

  • NAPI

    National Action Plan for Integration

  • NGOs

    non-governmental organizations

  • NOU

    Norwegian Official Commissions

  • NPV

    net present value

  • OECD

    Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

  • OPT

    optional practical training

  • ÖVP

    People’s Party (Austria)

  • Pegida

    Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of the West

  • PVV

    Party for Freedom, The Netherlands

  • REF

    Research Excellence Framework, UK


    Research Social Platform on Migration and Asylum


    Strategic Committee on Immigration, Frontiers and Asylum

  • SCP

    The Netherlands Institute for Social Research

  • SDG

    Sustainable Development Goals

  • SNS

    Centre for Business and Policy Studies, Sweden

  • SOAS

    School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

  • SOU

    Swedish Government Official Reports, Sweden

  • SPÖ

    Social Democrats Austria


    Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Canada

  • STEM

    science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

  • SVR

    German Expert Council for Migration and Integration

  • SVT

    Swedish Television


    Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (Canada)

  • UN

    United Nations


    United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

  • UNDP

    United Nations Development Programme

  • UNGA

    United Nations General Assembly


    United Nations High Commission for Refugees

  • VPRO

    Dutch Public Broadcasting Association

  • VVD

    People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy, The Netherlands

  • WRR

    Scientific Council for Government Policy, The Netherlands (p.xvi)