Gabriele Restelli

Research details

Adopting a mixed-methods design the research investigates the impact of different types of aid on migration flows to Europe.

Research interests

  • international migration
  • displacement and forced migration
  • development and humanitarian aid
  • aid effectiveness and aid transparency
  • policy and impact evaluation

Thesis title

Development aid and international migration: does more aid contribute to curbing flows to Europe?


Previous education and experience


  • 2017 – Master of Research, Social Science Research Methods, University of East Anglia
  • 2009 – Master of Arts, Comparative Politics, Universita Degli Studi di Milano
  • 2006 – Bachelor of Arts, Political Sciences, Universita Degli Studi di Milano


  • From 2010 to 2016 worked in development cooperation and humanitarian operations in Pakistan, South Sudan and Lebanon as a Programme Manager and a Technical Coordinator.