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Our research and policy engagement challenges established thinking on how to manage global migration and protect people affected by displacement.

  1. How to do development differently, diasporically

  2. Mayors Dialogue on Growth and Solidarity: framing paper

  3. Why gender matters to internal displacement

  4. A Mayors Dialogue on Growth and Solidarity: overview of cities’ priorities and emerging partnerships

  5. Migration survey sampling: a pragmatic ‘how-to’ guide

  6. Public attitudes towards immigration and immigrants: what people think, why, and how to influence them

  7. Sampling respondents in migration surveys: challenges and trade-offs

  8. ‘People won’t die due to the disease; they will die due to hunger’: exploring the impacts of Covid-19 on Rohingya and Bangladeshi adolescents in Cox’s Bazar

  9. Adolescent girls’ experiences of cross-border and international migration in the adult entertainment sector in Nepal

  10. Why so many Sudanese are prepared to risk their lives to reach the UK

  11. Public narratives and attitudes towards refugees and other migrants: Uganda country profile

  12. Public narratives and attitudes towards refugees and other migrants: Kenya country profile

  13. War on words – what ‘globalists’ got wrong on migration

  14. The changing geopolitics of North-South relations: introducing ODI MED

  15. Refugee and host communities in Ethiopia: 2018–2019

  16. ODI MED: towards peace and sustainability in the Mediterranean region

  17. Migration and skills for the low‑carbon transition

  18. Migration as opportunity: innovation, policies and practice

  19. Urbanisation and human mobility: fact sheets

  20. ‘Every action counts’: why the humanitarian sector needs to fast-track inclusion