Carlos Vargas-Silva

Research Member of Common Room

Senior Researcher, Migration Observatory

School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography

Carlos Vargas-Silva is an economist working as a senior researcher at the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS).  His research interests include the economic impact of immigration on receiving countries and the link between migration and economic development in sending countries, with a special focus on the role of migrants’ remittances.  Carlos has been a consultant in projects for many international agencies including the Asian Development Bank, European Union, Inter-American Development Bank, World Bank and the United Nations.