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Demetrios Papademetriou  

Senior Associate & Co-Director of the International Migration Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Policy

A native of Greece, Demetrios Papademetriou is now the Senior Associate & Co-Director of the International Migration Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Policy.

Dr. Papademetriou received his Ph.D. in Political Science (International Relations and Comparative Public Policy/Europe) from the University of Maryland in 1976, where he also taught from 1977 to 1979. From 1980 to 1983, Dr. Papademetriou was the Executive Editor of the International Migration Review, the field's principal scholarly journal, at New York's Center for Migration Studies. From 1983 to 1988, Dr. Papademetriou was the Executive Director of Population Associates International, a research and consulting firm specializing on immigration and population issues, and a senior policy advisor on immigration and refugee issues to the National Conference of the U.S. Catholic Bishops. From 1988 to 1992, Dr. Papademetriou was Director for Immigration Policy and Research at the U.S. Department of Labor and Chair of the Secretary of Labor's Immigration Policy Task Force. From 1991-1995, Dr. Papademetriou served as Chair of the Migration Committee of the Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development ("OECD"). Dr. Papademetriou is also the Co-Founder and International Co-Chair of "Metropolis: An International Forum for Research and Policy on Migration and Cities."

At the Carnegie Endowment, Dr. Papademetriou concentrates on U.S. immigration policies and practices, the migration politics and policies of advanced industrial societies, and the role of multilateral institutions in developing and coordinating collective responses to voluntary and involuntary international population movements.

Dr. Papademetriou has published extensively both in the United States and abroad on immigration and refugee policies and their labor market and development repercussions. He has taught at American University, the University of Maryland, and Duke University, and on the graduate faculty of the New School for Social Research.

Dr. Papademetriou advises senior officials in virtually every U.S. agency engaged on the immigration issue, the White House, several members of Congress, the heads and senior leadership of several inter-governmental organizations, and senior government and political party officials in more than twenty countries. He also regularly advises U.S. and foreign foundations, public policy research institutions, government panels, international organizations, and numerous non-governmental organizations engaged in immigration and refugee issues.

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