The dream of a better life - why refugees move on from Turkey and Greece
As the current migration and refugee crisis has unfolded, one question has frequently been asked: why don’t refugees just stay in Turkey or Greece?
Katie Kuschminder is a Research Fellow at the Global Governance Programme, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute funded by a Rubicon Grant from The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) and an affiliated researcher at Maastricht Graduate School of Governance and United Nations University-MERIT at Maastricht University. Katie’s research is in the field of international migration with a focus on irregular, transit and return migration. Her current work examines irregular migrants decision making factors in transit. Katie obtained her PhD from Maastricht University in 2014.