Philippe Fargues

Professor (retired)
European University Insitute

Education: Doctorat (Ph.D, MD), Sorbonne, Sociologie, 1974
Working languages: 1
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Philippe Fargues is a Fellow at the European University Institute (Florence), where he was Rebert Schuman Chair and Founding Director of the Migration Policy Centre He held senior positions at the American University in Cairo and at INED the French national institute for demographic studies. He taught at Sciences Po-Paris, Harvard, and various universities in the Middle East, Europe, and Africa. He served as a consultant to international organizations including ILO, IOM, The World Bank, UNESCO, ESCWA, and the European Commission. His research interests include demography, migration, and development…


P. Fargues 2021, Excluded Generations in Non-Inclusive Nations: The Demographic Roots of Political Unrest in the Arab World, in A. Salvatore, S. Hanafi, and K. Obuse (Ed.) The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of the Middle East

P. Fargues, 2011, International Migration and the Demographic Transition: a Two-Way Interaction, International Migration Review, Vol. 45 No. 3 (Fall 2011): 588–614

P. Fargues,2006, The Demographic Benefit of International Migration: Hypothesis and Application to Middle Eastern and North African Contexts, World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 4050. Washington, DC.`

P. Fargues,2001, Demographic Islamization : Non-Muslims in Muslim Countries SAIS Review, The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, vol. XXI/2, Summer-Fall 2001 : 103-116.

P. Fargues, 2000, Générations arabes. L’Alchimie du nombre, Fayard, Paris, 2000, 352 p.