Swantje Falcke is a post-doctoral researcher at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (political science department) since January 2017 where she works on the ERC-project “Migrant Life Course and Legal Status Transitions” (https://www.milifestatus.com/). She obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Mannheim and a Master’s degree in Economics of Public Policy and Management at Utrecht University, where she also completed her PhD.
Swantje Falcke has presented her research at several international conferences and seminars, including the ERC General Conference in Glasgow (2014), the SASE Annual Conference in London (2015) and the Nordic Migration Conference in Oslo (2016). She participated in the Summer School in Social Sciences at the Humboldt-University Berlin and the WZB Berlin Social Research Center (2013).
International migration; Citizenship; Ethnic penalties; Public economics
Professional career history
Swantje Falcke obtained her PhD in Economics at Utrecht University in 2017. Her dissertation “On the move: Analyzing immigration determinants and immigrants outcomes” addresses the determinants of immigration by looking at the role of welfare generosity differences between the country of origin and the country of destination, as well as at the role of family ties as determinants of mobility intentions and immigrant outcomes by studying ethnic penalties in labor market outcomes of second generation immigrants.