Elif Naz Kayran



PhD in Political Science, University of Geneva (Switzerland)


Turkish, French, English


Phone: +43 1 319 45 05-15
E-mail: kayran@euro.centre.org


Labour migration, immigration policy, social integration, migrant rights, social protection, trade unions, welfare state, public opinion and political preferences, voting rights


Kayran, E.N. (2024). Attitudes towards Immigration and Unemployment Risk Cleavages: Untangling the Economically Rooted Group Conflict Framework. Migration Studies Forthcoming (online first).

Kayran, E. N. and A. L. Nadler (2024). Local Alien Enfranchisement and External Efficacy Perceptions: Intended and Unintended Effects on Non-citizens and Citizens. Political Behavior Forthcoming (online first).

Kayran, E. N.  and Mosimann, N. (2023).  Trade Union Power and Welfare Equality between Foreign and Native Workers in Advanced Democracies. Unequal Democracies Working Paper no. 45. University of Geneva.

Danaj, S., Kayran, E. N., & Geyer, L. (2023). The motility of posted workers during the COVID-19 pandemic: policies, trends and worker experiences in Austria. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 43 (3/4): 323-338. 

Kayran, E. N. (2022). Labour Market Institutions and Immigration Policy Attitudes: The Moderated Impact of Economic Vulnerability. Nations & Nationalism 28 (3):1097-1116.

Kayran, E. N.and A. L. Nadler (2022). Non-citizen Voting Rights and Political Participation of Citizens: Evidence from Switzerland. European Political Science Review  14(2): 206- 225.

Kayran, E. N. and M. Kolbe (2022).  Institutional Sources of Trust Resilience in Diverse Societies: The Mitigating Role of Inclusive and Egalitarian Welfare State Institutions. in The Handbook on Migration and Welfare, ed. Markus Crepaz. Chapter 14 (pp. 276-296), Edward Edgar. 

Kayran, E. N. and M. Erdilmen (2021). When Do States Give Voting Rights to Non-Citizens? The Role of Population, Policy, and Politics on the Timing of Enfranchisement Reforms in Liberal Democracies. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 47 (13): 2855-2876.

Kolbe, M. and E. N. Kayran (2019). The Limits of Skill-Selective Migration Policies: Welfare States and the Commodification of Labour Immigrants. Journal of European Social Policy 29 (4): 478-497.