To help with the understanding of key issues for countries, service providers and global policymakers, the IMC is publishing the IMC Public Policy Series of reports, authored by multidisciplinary teams of academic and other experts. The IMC Public Policy Series highlight topics of academic and public interest related to investment migration programs, law and policy. Reports of this series are researched and authored by leading academics and other specialists, depending on the subject, are peer-reviewed, and co-published by other leading institutions. In-depth analysis match clear and concise writing and presentation to give the interested reader a high-level insight into pertinent issues.

Public Policy Series

The first reports in the Series are published in the course of 2016 and 2018 and shall cover the following subjects:


  1. In Whose Interest? Shadows over the Hungarian Residency Bond Program (December 2016, co-published by Transparency International Hungary) – DOWNLOAD REPORT
  2. Stay Ahead: Due Diligence in Residence and Citizenship by Investment Programmes (July 2018, co-published by Thomson Reuters) –  DOWNLOAD REPORT
  3. Citizenship-by-Investment: Macroeconomic Impact, Sustainability and Prudent Management of Resource Rents
  4. Inflated real-estate prices and other issues affecting Citizenship-by-Investment market environments


Each report runs to between 100 and 150 pages, is appropriately illustrated and printed in high quality colour, and is also available online. The Reports are distributed by IMC to all its members as well as governments, international organizations, universities and other interested parties. The reports are downloadable free of charge and physical copies will also be available for purchase through online bookstores.


Each report is produced with one or several partner organizations (academic, corporate, or non-governmental organizations) of highest reputation.

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