Joël Machado

  • 11, Porte des Sciences, Maison des Sciences Humaines

    L-4366 Esch-sur-Alzette/Belval



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Research summary

Joël Machado completed his PhD in October 2014 at the Université catholique de Louvain under the supervision of Prof. Frédéric Docquier. From July 2015 to June 2017, he was a FNR AFR Postdoctoral researcher at CREA, University of Luxembourg. 

His current research studies the impact of policies on immigration flows and immigrants' behavior. 

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External positions

IZA Research Fellow

IRES (UCLouvain) Corresponding Member

DEM (Uni.Lu) External Fellow


  • HB Economic Theory
  • migration
  • remittances
  • inequality
  • migration policy

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