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Mirna Safi

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Mirna Safi

Mirna Safi is Research Professor in the Department of Sociology at Sciences Po, Faculty Affiliate at the Observatoire Sociologique du Changement (OSC). She is also a member of the Centre de Recherche en Economie et Statistique (CREST).

Dr. Safi predominantly works on immigration, assimilation, spatial segregation, and ethnic and racial inequality. She recently published a book reviewing the study of ethnoracial inequality in the social sciences and her work on geographic mobility recently appeared in the American Sociological Review. Her current research projects include immigrants’ housing in France, locational choices and neighborhood composition, and the implementation of diversity policies in French firms.

She obtained her PhD in sociology in 2007 at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS).

Recent Activity

Reports
October 2014
Despite a robust mainstream workforce development system offering job-search and other employment assistance to newcomers, immigrants in France are more likely to be unemployed or in low-skilled work than their native-born peers. This report examines how well recent changes to integration policy, in combination with mainstream employment policies, are supporting migrants' integration and advancement in the labor market.