Cédric Gorinas has worked as a Researcher at the Danish Centre for Applied Social Research (VIVE) in Copenhagen, Department of Employment and Integration, since 2013. He stayed at UC Berkeley, Centre for Labor Economics, as a Visiting Postdoctoral researcher (2014-2016) and a Visiting Student Researcher (2012). In 2013, he received a postdoctoral scholarship from the Danish Council for Independent Research, Social Sciences. He received his PhD degree from the Department of Economics and Business at Aarhus University in 2013, after obtaining a Master degree in International Economic Consulting from Aarhus University and earlier business and economics studies at ISC Paris Business School and The European Business School of London.
His research interests gather around the integration and marginalization processes of socially weak groups. More specifically, he applies microeconomics to the study of immigrants and their descendants’ labor market outcomes, the role of ethnic identity in employment, the influence of anti-immigrant attitudes on international migration, and prison-peer effects on criminal behavior. Ongoing work includes the investigation of the relationship between crime victims and their perpetrators, the extent and consequences of domestic violence, the offending-victimization overlap and the role of voting rights on immigrants’ integration. He has experience working with large administrative registers and survey databases. He has published his work in Journal of Population Economics and International Migration Review (forthcoming).
Cedric joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 2015.
Many people are concerned about societal cohesion in the face of higher numbers of foreigners migrating to Western democracies. The challenge for the future is to find and adopt institutions that foster integration. We investigate how the right to vote in local elections affects immigrants' compliance with the law. In...