Isabel Ruiz is the Fellow and Tutor in Economics at Harris Manchester College where she teaches introductory and core courses in the Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) and Economics and Management (E&M) programmes. She also teaches option papers in economics for the University.
Isabel has published widely on topics related to international capital flows (foreign direct investment and workers’ remittances) and in international migration with an emphasis on forced migration. She is one of the coordinators of the “Economics of Forced Migration” project and she is the principal investigator in the project: “The gender impacts of hosting refugees” funded by UNU-WIDER. She was one of the researchers in the “The Labour Market Impacts of Forced Migration” project of the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) at Oxford joint with Maastricht University and funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the Institute for the Study of Labour (IZA). Isabel is also a research fellow of the Commercial Law Centre at Harris Manchester and a 2016 senior visiting fellow at the Maastricht University Centre for Citizenship, Migration and Development and UNU-MERIT.
Her recent publications include “The Labor Market Consequences of Hosting Refugees” (forthcoming) in the Journal of Economic Geography; “The Labor Market Impacts of Forced Migration” (2015) in the American Economic Review; “The Impacts of Fiscal Policy Shocks on the US Housing Market” (2015) in Empirical Economics. Visit Isabel’s website for a full list of publications.