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Les commerces étrangers dans l'espace urbain : Le cas de Lausanne

Piguet, Etienne

In: L'altérité dans la société : migration, ethnicité, Etat, 1996, p. 75-92

Université de Neuchâtel

International Students: Switzerland’s Ideal Highly Skilled Migrants?

Riaño, Yvonne ; Piguet, Etienne

(nccr on the move ; 10)

International students are viewed by many countries as ideal immigrants: having studied at a local institution, they are assumed to better perform in the highly skilled labor market than internationally educated migrants. A global race for talent is thus going on, and several countries are putting policies in place to attract international students. Switzerland has also introduced policies to...

Université de Neuchâtel

Drought-Induced Human Displacement in Turkey

Delju, Amir H. ; Piguet, Etienne ; Rebebez, Martine ; Ceylan, Abdullah

(Working Papers MAPS ; 5)

This paper analyses the correlation between drought spells, using the Standardized Precipitation Index and internal migration in rural communities in Turkey between 2007 and 2015. It aims to assess the quantified and evidencebased relationship between the compound effect of drought and migration in Turkey. As the correlation coefficient between the SPI and the Rate of Net Migration showed direct...

Université de Neuchâtel

Editorial : Les étudiant-e-s internationaux : acteurs peu connus de la globalisation migratoire

Gillabert, Matthieu ; Piguet, Etienne ; Riaño, Yvonne

In: Géo-Regards, revue neuchâteloise de géographie (Les étudiants internationaux), 2017, vol. 10, p. 5-10

Université de Neuchâtel

The uneven geography of research on “environmental migration”

Piguet, Etienne

In: Population and Environment, 2018, p. 1

Climate change and environmental hazards affect the entire world, but their interactions with—and consequences on—human migration are unevenly distributed geographically. Research on climate and migration have their own geographies which do not necessarily coincide. This paper critically confronts these two geographies by presenting the first detailed mapping of research in the field of...

Université de Neuchâtel

La migration dans le réseau d’interdépendances globales

Piguet, Etienne

(Swiss academies reports ; 11)

La Suisse évolue dans un monde de plus en plus interconnecté. Les conséquences du changement climatique, quand bien même éloignées géographiquement, peuvent donc affecter très concrètement la société suisse, notamment en matière de sécurité et de développement. La migration compte parmi les principaux mécanismes à l’oeuvre qui relient la Suisse à ce phénomène d’envergure...

Université de Neuchâtel

Western African Student Migration: A Response to the Globalisation of Knowledge

Efionayi-Mäder, Denise ; Piguet, Etienne

In: Revue internationale de politique de développement, 2014, vol. 5, p. 1-12

While European countries have devoted considerable resources to efforts to block the flow of irregular migration, they have at the same time been vying with one another to attract the best minds and solve the problem of demographic ageing. How do African students navigate through such contradictory policies? This chapter discusses the plans for international migration as expressed by university...