Photo of Ronald SkeldonRonald Skeldon
Emeritus Professor

Selected publications


DeWind, Josh, Kim, Eun Mee, Skeldon, Ronald and Yoon, In-Jin (2013) Korean development and migration. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 38 (3). pp. 371-388. ISSN 1369-183X

Skeldon, Ronald (2012) Migration and Asia: reflections on continuities and change. Asia-Pacific Population Journal, 27 (1). pp. 103-118. ISSN 0259-238X

Skeldon, Ronald (2012) Going round in circles: circular migration, poverty alleviation and marginality. International Migration, 50 (3). pp. 43-60. ISSN 0020-7985

Skeldon, Ronald (2012) China: an emerging destination for economic migration. Migration Information Source. ISSN 1946-4037

Skeldon, Ronald (2012) Migration transitions revisited: their continued relevance for the development of migration theory. Population Space and Place, 18 (2). pp. 154-166. ISSN 1544-8452

Findlay, Allan M, King, Russell, Smith, Fiona M, Geddes, Alistair and Skeldon, Ronald (2012) World class? An investigation of globalisation, difference and international student mobility. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, 37 (1). pp. 118-131. ISSN 0020-2754

Skeldon, Ronald (2011) Migration in far West Nepal: reflections on movements in and from the region. Critical Asian Studies, 43 (2). ISSN 1467-2715

King, Russell and Skeldon, Ronald (2010) 'Mind the Gap!': bridging the theoretical divide between internal and international migration. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 36 (10). pp. 1619-1646. ISSN 1369-183X

Skeldon, Ronald (2010) Managing migration for development: is circular migration the answer? Whitehead Journal of Diplomacy and International Relations, 11 (1). pp. 21-33. ISSN 1936-3419

Skeldon, Ronald (2009) Of skilled migration, brain drains and policy responses. International Migration, 47 (4). pp. 3-29. ISSN 0020-7985

Skeldon, Ronald (2008) International migration as a tool in development policy: a passing phase? Population and Development Review, 34 (1). pp. 1-18. ISSN 0098-7921

Skeldon, Ronald (2006) Interlinkages between internal and international migration in the Asian region. Population, Space and Place, 12 (1). pp. 15-30. ISSN 1544-8444


King, Russell, Black, Richard, Collyer, Michael, Fielding, Anthony and Skeldon, Ronald (2010) The atlas of human migration: global patterns of people on the move. Earthscan, London. ISBN 9781849711500

Book Section

Green, Anne and Skeldon, Ronald (2013) Shifting categories of belonging in the United Kingdom census: changing definitions of migration. In: Pries, Ludger (ed.) Shifting boundaries of belonging and new migration dynamics in Europe and China. Palgrave Macmillan, London, pp. 107-135. ISBN 9780230369719

Skeldon, Ronald (2012) Migration and its measurement: towards a more robust map of bilateral flows. In: Vargas-Silva, Carlos (ed.) Handbook of research methods in migration. Elgar Original Reference . Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, pp. 229-248. ISBN 9781849803113

Skeldon, Ronald (2011) Reinterpreting migration and development. In: Phillips, Nicola (ed.) Migration in the global political economy. International political economy yearbook . Lynne Rienner, pp. 103-119. ISBN 9781588267627

Skeldon, Ronald (2006) The global challenge of HIV/AIDS. In: Black, Richard and White, Howard (eds.) Targeting development: critical perspectives on the Millennium Development Goals. Routledge, pp. 256-272. ISBN 9780415394659

Reports and working papers

Skeldon, Ronald (2014) Hong Kong's future population and manpower needs to 2030. Technical Report. Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre, Hong Kong.

Skeldon, Ronald (2013) Bringing migration into the post-2015 agenda: notes, reflections and policy directions. Working Paper. UNU-MERIT Working Paper Series, Maastricht.

Skeldon, Ronald (2013) Global migration: demographic aspects and its relevance for development. Technical Report. United Nations, New York.

Skeldon, Ronald (2011) Unfree labour, migration and mobility: contested outcomes. Working Paper. University of Manchester, Centre for the Study of Political Economy.

Ahrens, Jill, King, Russell, Skeldon, Ronald and Dunne, Mairead (2010) Motivations of UK students to study abroad: a survey of school-leavers. Working Paper. University of Sussex, Brighton.

Findlay, A M, King, R, Geddes, A, Smith, F, Stam, A, Dunne, M, Skeldon, R and Ahrens, J (2010) Motivations and experiences of UK students studying abroad. Project Report. Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, London.