In this talk, Chen Li will discuss early Chinese students' varied experiences in American law schools, and the Chinese Exclusion Act's pernicious effect on denying early Chinese law graduates to gain admission to the bar in the U.S.
An ideal way to identify the consequences of foreign-born skilled labor flows would be to conduct an experiment in which foreign workers are randomly assigned to some “treated” local labor markets but not to other “untreated” markets.
Lily Balloffet is a doctoral student in the UC Davis History Department. She studies Latin America and the Middle East, and is currently writing her dissertation about Arabic-speaking immigrant communities in Argentina in the first half of the twentieth century.
An analysis of nationally representative panel data from rural Mexico, with observations in years 2002, 2007, and 2010, suggests that the same shift out of farm work that characterized U.S. labor history is well under- way in Mexico.