Migration Observatory

Observatory webpage

Funding Institution: Compagnia di San Paolo

Partners: Collegio Carlo Alberto (Turin)

Start/End date: 1 January 2016 – 31 December 2016

LdA Researchers: Tommaso Frattini (coordinator), Ainhoa Aparicio Fenoll and Karl Siragusa

Goals: the main objective of the observatory is to study analytically topical issues on migration, such as the economic and social impact of immigration on receiving and sending countries or the implications of different migration policies, from an international and cross-disciplinary perspective. Then, it aims to construct a critical  mass of academic knowledge in order to increase the visibility of Collegio Carlo Alberto and Centro Studi Luca d’Agliano in the policy debate.


1st Annual Conference: “Migration policy challenges: from new arrivals to naturalization”, organised by Centro Studi Luca d’Agliano and Collegio Carlo Alberto, in collaboration with FIERI. February 3, 2017 – Collegio Carlo Alberto.

Seminar by Jan Stuhler (Universidad Carlos III Madrid): “Shift-Share Instruments and the Impact of Immigration”, organised by Centro Studi Luca d’Agliano and Collegio Carlo Alberto. October 18, 2016 – Collegio Carlo Alberto.

Value Added in Motion. The Future Geography of Production, Migration and Energy (VAM)

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Funding Institution: Enel Foundation

Partners: University of Milan, Department of Economics, Management and Quantitative Methods

Start/End date: 1 May 2013 – 30 April 2016

LdA Researchers: Giorgio Barba Navaretti (coordinator), Gianmarco Ottaviano and Giovanni Pica (Geography of Value Added), Giovanni Facchini and Tommaso Frattini (Migration), Marzio Galeotti, Francesco Vona and Federico Pontoni (Energy)

Goals: The overarching aim of this large project has been understanding the geography of value added and its implications for migration and for demand and supply of energy. Work pursued three different objectives:
i) mapping the geography of value added and to assess its main triggers;
ii) assessing the relationship between the location of activities and the production of value added and population movements;
iii) assessing how energy demand and the availability of energy sources relate to the creation, composition, and location of economic activities and to population movements.


VAM Final Output Presentation, Enel Foundation, 19 September 2016, Rome.

VAM Conference: “The Future Geography of Production, Migration and Energy”, 14-15th May 2015, University of Milan.

VAM Kick-off meeting, 28 May 2013, University of Milan.

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