Upcoming Events

The Humanizing Deportation Archive: History, Methods, Preliminary Observations

SEMINAR CANCELED: Professor Robert Irwin's presentation outlines the Humanizing Deportation team's collaborative research method, summarizes the experiences of their multi-institutional fieldwork and production team, and highlights some of the key issues raised by their community storytellers.
  • Andrews Conference Room 2203 SSH | UC Davis
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Paths to Citizenship: Gendered Trajectories & Differentiated Choices

This FRI seed grant team will present a theoretical framework that disaggregates the citizenship decision between the choice to emigrate, the choice to stay in the host country rather than return and the choice to naturalize. They employ data generated from 16 interviews from four different immigrant nationalities to explore how conditions of women in countries of origin condition the choices on the path to citizenship.
  • Hart Hall 1200 (Gender, Sexuality, & Women’s Studies conference room)
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The Economic Effects of Youth Drain

In this paper, Giuseppe Ippedico exploits a sudden increase in emigration of young and educated Italian citizens during the period 2010-2015 and analyzes its effects on firm creation, local productivity, and innovation.
  • 1131 SS&H Gold Conference Room | UC Davis
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Immigration and Economic Performance Across Fifty U.S. States from 1980-2015

The fifty US states experienced diverse increases in immigration since 1980 but shared a similar institutional framework, which allows Tim Kane and Zach Rutledge to assess the impact of immigration on several macro-level variables of economic performance. They use data from a variety of public sources and the popular shift-share instrument to isolate exogenous variation in migration by state and decade since 1980.
  • 2203 SS&H Andrews Conference Room | UC Davis
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Farm Labor 2019: Other Countries, California, Immigration

This conference examines labor-related issues in California and US agriculture. Labor-intensive fruit and vegetable crops are almost 85 percent of California and 40 percent of US crop sales, farm worker employment has been increasing, and the state’s mostly unauthorized farm workers are aging and settling in one place with families that include US-born children.  
  • Kalmanovitz Appellate Courtroom, UC Davis Law School
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