Nahikari Irastorza is a Marie Curie Research Fellow at the Malmö Institute for Studies of Migration, Diversity, and Welfare at Malmö University in Sweden. Her research interests include international migration and immigrant integration, and she has written about immigrants’ participation in the labor market and mixed marriages.
She has also conducted research on the social and economic integration of immigrants in Sweden, Colombia, and Canada. Her book, Born Entrepreneurs? Immigrant Self-employment in Spain, was published by Amsterdam University Press in 2010.
Dr. Irastorza earned her PhD in the social sciences at the University of Deusto in Spain, where her thesis examined the labor market performance and self-employment of immigrants to Spain.