Dr. Özge  BiLGiLi
             Assistant Professor at Utrecht University & Thomas J. Alexander Fellow at OECD

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Academic journal articles

  • Bilgili, Ö. (2016). A new strategy: coherent and complementary integration and development policies. Migration Policy Practice, IOM, Vol VI, No.1
  • Sturge G., Bilgili, Ö., & Siegel, M. (2016) Migrant skills and development potential: a study on economic and social remittances. Global Networks. Article first published online: 2 MAR 2016 DOI: 10.1111/glob.12117
  • Bilgili, Ö. (2015). Economic Integration for Sending Money back home? Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies, 13 (4) 379-400.
  • Bilgili, Ö. & Siegel, M. (2015). To Return Permanently or to Return Temporarily? Explaining Migrants’ Intentions. Migration & Development. DOI:10.1080/21632324.2015.1088241
  • Bilgili, Ö. (2014). Migrants’ Multi-Sited Social Lives. Comparative Migration Studies2(3), 283-304.
  • Bilgili, Ö. & Siegel, M. (2014). Policy perspectives of Turkey towards return migration: From permissive indifference to selective difference. Migration Letters11(2), 218-228.
  • Engbersen, G., Bakker, L., Erdal, M. B., & Bilgili, Ö. (2014). Transnationalism in a Comparative Perspective. Comparative Migration Studies, 2(3), 255-260.

Books/Edited books

  • Volante, L., Klinger, D., & Bilgili, O. (Ed.). Immigrant Student Achievement and Education Policy: Cross-Cultural Approaches. Policy Implications of Research in Education Series. Springer Press. Forthcoming.
  • Huddleston T., Bilgili, Ö., Joki A.L. & Vankova, Z. (2015). MIPEX 2015. Migration Policy Group, Brussels.
  • Bilgili, Özge (2014). Simultaneity in Transnational Migration Research: Links between Migrants’ Home and Host Country Orientation, Boekenplan, Maastricht.

Book chapters

  • Bilgili, Ö., Volante, L., Klinger, D., & (Forthcoming). Immigrant Student Achievement and the Performance Disadvantage, in Volante, L., Klinger, D., & Bilgili, O. (Ed.).  Immigrant Student Achievement and Education Policy: Cross-Cultural Approaches. Policy Implications of Research in Education Series. Springer Press.
  • Bilgili, Ö. & Weyel S. (2016). Diaspora Engagement Policies: A Comparison between the Turkish and Moroccan Case. In D. Besharov and M. Lopez (Eds.) Adjusting to a World in Motion: Trends in Global Migration and Migration Policy. Boston: Oxford University Press.  
  • Bilgili, Ö. & Siegel M. (2013) “From Economic to Political Engagement: Analysing the Changing Role of the Turkish Diaspora”, in Collyer, Michael Emigration Nations: the ideologies and policies of emigrant engagement, Palgrave.

Refereed reports & Papers

Policy briefs

Working papers

  • The links between economic integration and remittances behaviour of migrants in the Netherlands, UNU-MERIT Working Paper: http://www.merit.unu.edu/publications/wppdf/2013/wp2013-037.pdf
  • Understanding the changing role of the Turkish diaspora, UNU-MERIT Working Paper (Co-authoring with Melissa Siegel): http://www.merit.unu.edu/publications/wppdf/2011/wp2011-039.pdf
  • Ethnic identification, acculturation strategies and homeland attachment – Presented at PRIO Integration and Transnationalism in Europe Workshop in October 2013
  • MSc.  Thesis: “Educational  achievement  of  migrant  children:  Does  parents’  relative education play a role?” ( using PISA 2000-2003-2006 datasets and the  World  Bank  Development  Indicators)

Opinion pieces