Çağlar Özden

Senior Economist, Development Research Group at The World Bank

Çaðlar Özden is a Senior Economist in the World Bank’s Development Research Group, Trade and International Integration (DECTI), in Washington, DC . His research explores the nexus of globalisation of product and labour markets, government policies and economic development. His most current research explores the role of diasporas and social networks on migration flows and patterns, performance of migrants in the destination labour markets, linkages between migration, trade and foreign direct investment flows and causes of the migration decisions of physicians from sub-Saharan Africa. In addition to publishing numerous articles in academic journals, he has edited three books on migration, remittances, brain drain and their impact on economic development. The latest, International Migration, Economic Development and Policy, was published in 2007.