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European Union Ministries with Immigration Governance Responsibilities (EU-MIGR), 2010 (ICPSR 33864)

Principal Investigator(s): Crage, Suzanna M., University of Pittsburgh; Hughes, Melanie M., University of Pittsburgh; Mohanty, Peter, University of Texas-Austin


This dataset examines the structure of immigration leadership in the European Union (EU) member states as of April 2010. Variables include whether cabinet ministers oversaw immigrant integration, border security or immigration control, or both, whether ministers had overall or supporting responsibilities in either or both arenas, and whether ministers were male or female. Minister name and general ministry attributes, including position (whether ministry position has migration-related word in title), gender type of ministry, and prestige of ministry, have also been provided. Information about ministerial positions in the EU was gathered from an online database as well as ministry and government Web sites and governmental and EU reports.

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Study Description


Crage, Suzanna M., Melanie M. Hughes, and Peter Mohanty. European Union Ministries with Immigration Governance Responsibilities (EU-MIGR), 2010. ICPSR33864-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2012-08-03. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR33864.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR33864.v1

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This study was funded by:

  • University of Pittsburgh. University Center for International Studies. European Union Center of Excellence/European Studies Center

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    gender, government organizations, immigration, immigration policy, leadership, prestige, public officials, responsibility, social integration

Smallest Geographic Unit:    country

Geographic Coverage:    Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Europe, Finland, France, Germany, Global, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom

Time Period:   

  • 2010-04

Date of Collection:   

  • 2010-04-01--2011-04-15

Unit of Observation:    institutional position

Universe:    All government ministers in 27 European Union member states as of April 2010.


Sample:    inap.

Time Method:    Cross-sectional

Data Source:

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Extent of Processing:   ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:

  • Created variable labels and/or value labels.
  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.


Original ICPSR Release:   2012-08-03



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