Julie Ray is a writer and analyst at Gallup. She analyzes and writes about Gallup’s global research --with a primary emphasis on migration-- for international clients, leaders and the media. Ray has authored more than 200 articles for Gallup’s website and has co-authored several articles that have appeared in Harvard International Review and other international policy magazines, books and journals. The U.S. and international media often follow her reports on migration, global leadership and Central and South Asia.

Selected Publications and Presentations

Esipova, N., Srinivasan, R., and Ray, J. (2016). Global desires to migrate. In Douglas J. Besharov and Mark H. Lopez (Eds.), Adjusting to a world in motion: trends in global migration and migration policy (pps. 21-57). New York: Oxford University Press.

Pugliese, A., Ray, J., and Esipova, N. (October 2016). Do remittances differ depending on migration pathway and length of stay?. Remittances Review, 1(1), 105-118.

Ray, J. (2016, March 4). Who wants to move to Canada? Address presented at 18th Annual Metropolis Conference in Montreal, Canada.

International Organization for Migration (2015). How the world views migration. IOM. Neli Esipova, Julie Ray & Anita Pugliese, main authors.

International Organization for Migration (2013). World Migration Report 2013: Migrant Well-Being and Development. IOM. Contributing author.

OECD (2012), Connecting With Emigrants: A Global Profile of Diasporas, OECD Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/1o.1787/97892641779-en. Contributing author.

Esipova, N., Ray, J., and Pugliese, A. (2011). Gallup world poll: The many faces of global migration. IOM Migration Research Series No. 43. Geneva, Switzerland: International Organization for Migration.

Esipova, N., Ray, J., and Pugliese, A. (2011). Gallup world poll: global desire, plans, and preparation to migrate. Migration Policy Practice, Vol. I, No. 2, 3-7.