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Marie-Laurence Flahaux

Démographe, Chargée de recherche à l'IRD et fellow de l'Institut Convergences Migrations, Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD)

Marie-Laurence Flahaux is a demographer using mixed methods to investigate the patterns and drivers of African migration. Her research interests include return migration, the effect of migration policies, migration aspirations, and the relationship between family and migration. She completed her doctoral research at the Université catholique de Louvain in 2013, was a Research Officer at the International Migration Institute (IMI) of the University of Oxford (2013-2015), before joining the Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD), at the Laboratoire Population Environnement Développement (LPED) of Aix-Marseille University. She has contributed to the Migration between Africa and Europe (MAFE) project, the Determinants of International Migration (DEMIG) project, and the Family Strategies of migrants in West Africa project.


  • –present
    démographe, Institut Convergences des migrations, Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD)