Last updated: 19.02.2013
Eugenia Markova (http://www.workinglives.org/staff/current-staff/eugenia-markova.cfm_ is a Senior Migration Research Fellow at the Working Lives Research Institute and a Senior Lecturer at the Business School of the London Metropolitan University.
Eugenia obtained her PhD, with distinction, from the Department of Economics of the University of Athens in 2001. Her thesis was on the economic performance of Bulgarian undocumented and legalised immigrants in the Greek labour market. Since then she has worked for the University of Athens and the International Organisation for Migration in Greece; the Sussex Centre for Migration Research at the University of Sussex (2003-2006) and the Hellenic Observatory of the London School of Economics (2006-2007) in the UK.
Some of her recent publications include two co-authored books, one on Undocumented workers’ transitions – legal status, migration and work in Europe, London: Routledge (2011), with Sonia Mckay and Anna Paraskevopoulou, and another one, with Richard Black on New East European Immigration and Community Cohesion. York Publishing: Joseph Rowntree Foundation (2007).
Journal articles: Paraskevopoulou A, Markova E, Williams A and Shaw G, 2012. ‘Migration and Innovation at the Bottom End: Understanding the Role of Migrant Managers in Small Hotels in the Global City’, Mobilities Journal. Markova E, 2011. ‘The operation and management of agency working in conditions of vulnerability’, Industrial Relations Journal, Vol. 41, pp.446-460 (with S. Mckay). Markova E, 2008. "Trabajadores bulgaros en Madrid: Situacion legal y actuacion en el mercado de trabajo", Revista CIDOB d’Affers Internacionals, no. 84, December 2008, pp. 153-181. Markova E and Reilly B, 2008. “The determinants of labour market earnings for Bulgarian migrants: Some micro-level evidence from Madrid, Spain”, Migration Letters, vol. 5 (2), pp. 177-188. Markova E and Black R, 2008. “The experiences of ‘new’ East European immigrants in the UK labour market”, Benefits: The Journal of Poverty and Social Justice, vol. 16(1), pp. 19-32. Markova E and Reilly B, 2007. “Bulgarian Migrant Remittances and Legal Status: Some Micro-level Evidence from Madrid”, South-Eastern Europe Journal of Economics, vol. 5(1), pp. 55-71.
Book Chapters: Markova E, 2009. ‘The ‘insider’ position: ethical dilemmas and methodological concerns in researching undocumented migrants with the same ethnic background’, in: I.V. Liempt and V. Bielger (eds.) The Ethics of Migration Research Methodology: Dealing with vulnerable immigrants, Sussex Academic Press. Markova E, 2009. ‘Bulgarian immigrants and community cohesion in London and Brighton’, in: J. Eade and Y. Valkanova (eds.) Accession and Migration: Changing Policy, Society and Culture in an Enlarged Europe, Ashgate Publishing.Markova E, 2004. ‘Recent Phenomena - Employment Initiatives towards Immigrants in Greece’. In: J. Blaschke and B. Vollmer (eds.), Employment Strategies for Immigrants in the European Union, Edition Parabolis: Berlin, pp. 201-238.
Markova E, 2003. ‘Trafficking in Unaccompanied Minors in Greece’. In: International Organization for Migration, Trafficking in Unaccompanied Minors in the European Union, IOM-Paris, pp. 47-53.
Other publications: Markova E, 2011. The Educational Integration of Refugee and Asylum-Seeking Children in Cyprus, Sofia: Center for the Study of Democracy. Markova E, 2011. The Educational Integration of Refugee and Asylum-Seeking Children in Greece, Sofia: Center for the Study of Democracy. Markova E, 2011. The Educational Integration of Refugee and Asylum-Seeking Children in Malta, Sofia: Center for the Study of Democracy.
Markova E, 2010. Effects of Migration on Sending Countries: lessons from Bulgaria. Hellenic Observatory, GreeSE No 35, May 2010, London school of Economics and Political Science
Markova E, 2010. Bulgarian Migrant Integration in London. Open Society Institute, Sofia, Bulgaria.
Markova E, 2010. Bulgarian Migrant Integration on the Island of Rhodes, Greece, Open Society Institute, Sofia, Bulgaria. Markova E, 2009. Innovative approaches towards successful integration of migrants in the labour market of Bulgaria. Report and an in-depth case study prepared for Research voor Beleid, Zoertermeer in response to the project on Migrants to Work: Innovative approaches towards successful integration of third country migrants into the labour markets. European Commission (DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities).
Monastiriotis, V. and Markova, E, 2009. Migrant Integration in a Small Island Economy: The Case of the Island of Rhodes, Greece. London: London School of Economics and Political Science (http://www.lse.ac.uk/collections/hellenicObservatory/pdf/Final_Rhodes.pdf). Markova E. and Mckay S, 2008. Agency and migrant workers literature review, TUC, London: TUC Commission on Vulnerable Employment. Mckay S and Markova E, 2008. Understanding the operation and management of employment agencies in the UK labour market, TUC, Lobdon: TUC Commission on Vulnerable Employment. Markova E, 2007. “Gaining from Migration: The Case of Albania”. OECD Development Centre: Paris. Markova E, 2007. “Gaining from Migration: The Case of Bulgaria”. OECD Development Centre: Paris. Markova E, 2005. The Situation of the Unaccompanied Minors in the UK, Report prepared for the DGIII - – Social Cohesion - Council of Europe, Strasbourg. Markova E, 2007. “Gaining from Migration: The Case of Albania”. OECD Development Centre: Paris. Markova E, 2007. “Gaining from Migration: The Case of Bulgaria”. OECD Development Centre: Paris. Markova E, 2007. “Migrants and Labour Market Needs”, The Bridge, 02/2007, issue 5 (at www.bridge-mag.com). Markova E, 2007. “Labour Emigration: What can be expected”, The Bridge, 01/2007, issue 4 (at www.bridge-mag.com).