Events 2015-2016


All-California Labor Economics Conference

Monday, September 19 to Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Student Community Center

ACLEC brings together economists working in labor and related fields from across California. The conference had paper presentations and a graduate student poster session.

California Agriculture: Water, Labor, and Immigration

Friday, April 15, 2016
Kalmanovitz Appellate Courtroom, King Hall

Farm labor and farm labor law have changed over the past four decades. This conference examined current issues in agriculture and farm labor.

Mobility Creativity Nexus

Friday, April 8, 2016
Alumni and Visitor Center, UC Davis

This one-day conference looked at the role of mobility in creativity as an economic driver and creativity as a disruptive force driving both planned and unplanned mobility.


Developing Country Heterogeneity in the Brain Gain - Brain Drain Debate

Sarah Prince, Graduate Student, Political Science, UC Davis
Thursday, May 19, 2016
2203 SS&H (Andrews Conference Room)

Alien Citizens, Immigrants, and Perceived Discrimination among Latinos

Brad Jones, Professor of Political Science, UC Davis
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
273 Social Sciences and Humanities

To the New World and Back Again: Return Migration and Upward Mobility

Katherine Eriksson, Assistant Professor, Economics, UC Davis
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
2203 SS&H | Andrews Conference Room

Latino Migration and Trends in Private and Charter School Enrollments

Jacob Hibel, Assistant Professor of Sociolgy, UC Davis
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
2203 SS&H | Andrews Conference Room

European Migration Crisis: What's Next?

Philip Martin, Professor Emeritus of Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Davis
Beverly Crawford, Professor, Political Science, UC Berkeley
Michael Teiterlbaum, Senior Research Associate, Labor and Worklife Program, Harvard Law

Thursday, January 28, 2016
10:30 - 11:50am in 206 Olson
12:10 - 1:30pm in 2102 SS&H (ARE Conference Room)

Economic Life in a Refugee Camp

Mohamad Alloush, Ph.D. student in Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Davis
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
12:10 - 1:00pm | 270 SS&H

Changes in the Transnational Family Structure of Mexican Farm Workers in the Era of Border Militarization

Erin Hamilton, Assistant Professor of Sociology, UC Davis
Thursday, November 5, 2015
2203 SS&H | Andrews Conference Room

A Reflection on the Association Between Precipitation Variability and US Migration from Rural Mexico

Fernando Riosmena, Professor of Geography, University of Colorado at Boulder
Thursday, October 29, 2015
2203 SS&H | Andrews Conference Room

The Global Burden of Occupational Injury and Illness Among Immigrant Workers

Marc B. Schenker, M.D., M.P.H., Public Health Sciencies, UC Davis
Thursday, October 22, 2015
2203 SS&H | Andrews Conference Room

Inventor Diasporas and the Internationalization of Technology

Ernest Miguelez, CNRS Junior Researcher - GREThA, University of Bordeaux
Thursday, October 15, 2015
2203 SS&H | Andrews Conference Room

The Impact of Migration on Infant Health: Evidence from the Great Migration

Katherine Eriksson, Assistant Professor of Economics, UC Davis
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
1113 SS&H | Blue Conference Room


International Connections Reception

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
4:00 - 6:00PM
Yocha Dehe Grand Lobby, Mondavi Center

Is Attrition Through Enforcement a Viable Immigration Policy?

Rene Rocha, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Iowa

Friday, April 1, 2016
693 Kerr Hall

Community Change and (Im)mobility: Residential Decisions amidst a Homicide Surge

Jenna Nobles, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Wisconsin

Friday, February 26, 2016
2203 SS&H (Andrews Conference Room)

Europe's Migration and Refugee Crisis

Philip Martin, Professor Emeritus of Agriculture and Resource Economics, UC Davis
Giovanni Peri, Professor and Chair of Economics, UC Davis
Kevin Johnson, Dean of UC Davis School of Law

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Moot Court Room | King Hall