Zovanga is a researcher at the Migration Observatory and COMPAS. His current work looks at the socio-economic integration of refugees in the UK, as part of the EconRef project, and he is also examining the comparability of UK migration statistics from different official sources.
Zovanga’s research interest includes the role of immigration policy on the labour market outcomes of immigrants in the UK as well as the labour market impact of immigration and emigration on natives (in both high and low income countries). His experience prior to joining COMPAS includes working at the World Bank and the Scottish Government. He completed his PhD in Economics at the University of Nottingham and his MSc at the London School of Economics.