Pieter Bevelander is Director of the Malmö Institute for Studies of Migration, Diversity, and Welfare (MIM), Professor in international migration and ethnic relations at MIM, and a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Global Political Studies at Malmö University in Sweden. His main fields of research are international migration and immigrant integration, and his research interests include the labor market integration of men and women in the Netherlands, citizenship acquisition, and the economic effects of naturalization in the Netherlands, Canada, and Sweden. His publications have addressed the labor market participation of immigrants in a regional setting and the effects of Sweden's labor market policy measures on immigrants.
Dr. Bevelander’s latest research investigates the economic integration of refugees and migrants who arrive via family reunification channels in Canada and Sweden, and the attitudes of the native population toward immigrants and other minority groups. He serves as a reviewer for several international journals and has also published in a number of international journals. He earned a PhD in economic history in 2000, and wrote his thesis on the employment integration of immigrants in Sweden between 1970 and 1995.