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Elisabeth Kraus

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  • 2004 - 2008: Bachelor of Arts, Hispanic Studies (major) und Management and Public Administration (minor), Universität Konstanz
  • 2006 - 2007: ERASMUS scholarship, Universidad de Cantabria, Santander (Diploma in European Business and Economics)
  • 2008 - 2010: Master of Arts in Politics and Public Administration & M.Sc. in Research in Political Sciences, Universität Konstanz and Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona (Double-Degree-Programme ‘European Master in Government’)
  • 2011 - 2017: Doctoral programme, Department for Political and Social Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona

    Doctoral thesis: „Family dynamics of international migrants and their descendants“ (supervised by Amparo González-Ferrer and Pau Baizán)

Professional Background

  • 2011-2013 Researcher, Institute for Economy, Geography and Demography, Spanish National Research Council, Madrid
  • 2013-2016 Researcher and Lecturer at the Sociodemographic research group (DEMOSOC), Universitat Pompeu Fabra
  • 2016-2017 Researcher, Department for Political and Social Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona
  • Since October 2017: Researcher at the Federal Institute for Population Research (BiB), Wiesbaden, Germany

Reviewing Activities

  • Journals: European Sociological Review, European Journal of Population, Demographic Research, Genus - Journal of Population Sciences, Migraciones

Scholarships, Grants and Awards

  • 2006 - 2007: ERASMUS scholarship, Universidad de Cantabria, Santander
  • 2013 - 2016: PhD grant awarded by the Catalan Government for developing a PhD thesis.

Selected Publications

  • González-Ferrer, A., T. Castro-Martín, E. K. Kraus & T. Eremenko (2017): Childbearing patterns among immigrant women and their daughters in Spain: Over-adaptation or structural constraints? In: Demographic Research 37,19: 599-634 [abstract]
  • Kraus, E. & T. Castro-Martín (2017): Does Migrant Background Matter for Adolescents’ Fertility Preferences? The Latin American 1.5 Generation in Spain. In: European Journal of Population. (online first) [PDF]
  • González-Ferrer, A., P. Baizán, C. Beauchemin, E. Kraus, B. Schoumaker & R. Black (2014): Distance, Transnational Arrangements and Return Decisions of Senegalese, Ghanaian and Congolese Migrants. In: International Migration Review 48,4: 939-971 DOI: 10.1111/imre.12148 [PDF]
  • Black, R., A. González-Ferrer, E. Kraus, O. Obucina & P. Quartey (2013): Determinants of Migration between Ghana and Europe. MAFE Working Paper 24. [PDF]
  • González-Ferrer, A., E. Kraus, P. Baizán, C. Beauchemin, R. Black & B. Schoumaker (2013): Factors of Migration between Africa and Europe: Assessing the Role of Resources, Networks and Context. A Comparative Approach. MAFE Working Paper 22. [PDF]

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