Marchand, Katrin

Biographical Statement 

Dr. Katrin Marchand is a post-doctoral researcher at UNU-MERIT and its Maastricht Graduate School of Governance. Her main research interests are in migration and development, specifically labour migration, migrants’ occupational choices and the interlinkages of migration and private sector development. She holds a PhD from Maastricht University, a Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Human Development from the Maastricht Graduate School of Governance and a Degree in Economics from the University of Trier. Since 2010, she has been working as a researcher on a variety of projects in the field of migration using both quantitative and qualitative methods. Among these were evaluations of programmes and policies, migration profiles and mappings as well as extensive literature reviews. Currently, Katrin is mainly working on the H2020 REMINDER project as well as UNU-MERIT's online courses in the field of migration.