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Oleksii Poznyak

Former Short-Term Scholar


    March 1, 2010 — April 1, 2010

    Professional affiliation

    Head of Migration Studies Department, Ptoukha Institute for Demography and Social Studies, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

    Wilson Center Projects

    Development Strategy of Attracting Immigrants to Ukraine on the Basis of U.S. Immigration Experience

    Full Biography

    Oleksii Pozniak is Head of Migration Studies Department at Ptoukha Institute for Demography and Social Studies of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. He holds Ph.D. in Economics. Oleksii has been studying population migrations since 1993. He has been involved in about 100 scientific projects (about 40 – as Head of project or as main executor) related research of population migration, situation of IDPs, labor migration, migration impact on social and economic development, regulation of migration processes, migrants integration, migration forecasting. Among them there are 25 projects supported by international organizations such as International Organization for Migration, World Bank, International Labor Organization, United Nations Population Fund, European Commission etc. During 2011-2013 he was a country expert at Consortium for Applied Research on International Migration (CARIM East) supported by EC. During 2014-2018 he was a leader of Ukrainian team in the project Temporary Versus Permanent Migration (TEMPER) supported by EC.

    Besides Oleksii is experienced in migration policy recommendation forming. He was also a lecturer of demography and social statistics at National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Politechnic Institute”. The total number of his publications exceeds 200.