Education: Paul holds university degrees in economics from the Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (Mexico) and the University of Vienna.
Relevant Experience and Expertise: Paul joined ICMPD in 2015, where he has contributed to the Policy Unit and the Research Unit.
He has been involved in conducting surveys on the qualifications and skills of asylum seekers in Austria (EQUAS and EQUAS-Plus projects) and has carried out comparative research on asylum policies, asylum case law and related areas in the European Union (CEASEVAL, REF-VET, MedCOI projects).
Currently, he is working on the FIMAS project, a panel survey on integration trajectories of beneficiaries of international protection in Austria.
• Asylum (Common European Asylum System, responsibility-sharing, asylum policies)
• Integration of refugees (labour market integration, skills and qualifications)
• Migration data (collection, analysis and dissemination)
Baumgartner, Paul; Palinkas, Meike; Daur, Valentin (2020): Prozesse der Arbeitsmarktintegration von Geflüchteten in Österreich. Forschungsbericht der dritten Welle des FIMAS-Flüchtlingssurveys: FIMAS+INTEGRATION2. ICMPD, February 2020.
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Wagner, Martin; Baumgartner, Paul; Mouzourakis, Minos (2019): Harmonising asylum systems in Europe – a means or an end per se? CEASEVAL RESEARCH ON THE COMMON EUROPEAN ASYLUM SYSTEM, Nr. 25.
Martin Wagner, Jimy Perumadan and Paul Baumgartner (2019): Secondary Movements. CEASEVAL RESEARCH ON THE COMMON EUROPEAN ASYLUM SYSTEM, Nr. 34.
Baumgartner, Paul; Wagner, Martin (2018): Sharing responsibilities in the Common European Asylum System. CEASEVAL RESEARCH ON THE COMMON EUROPEAN ASYLUM SYSTEM, Nr. 04.
Wagner, Martin; Baumgartner, Paul; Dimitriadi, Angeliki; O’Donnell, Rebecca; Kraler, Albert; Perumadan, Jimy; Schlotzhauer, Jan Hagen; Simic, Ivana; Yabasun, Dersim (2016): The implementation of the Common European Asylum System. European Parliament, Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs.
Sharing responsibilities in the Common European Asylum System (CEASEVAL, 2019)
Networks as drivers of harmonisation in the Common European Asylum System (CEASEVAL, 2019)