The economic impact of immigration has been highly debated within the last two decades as the issue of illegal immigration is constantly brought to attention and ways to resolve the issue are proposed, yet hardly ever implemented. Professor Giovanni Peri and researchers at the University of Pennsylvania, agree that immigration has slight marginal gains as a whole, while recognizing that it does have negative impacts for some.
We invite you to submit a paper or express interest in attending the Bank of Italy workshop on “Labour mobility and migration: determinants and consequences”, taking place on October 4, 2019 and hosted by Banca d’Italia in Rome.
Submission deadline June 14.
HIA Noon Talk Featuring Associate Professor Fiamma Montezemolo will present a video on the border between Mexico and the USA titled Echo. It is an ethnographic research on the after life and “echoes” of 9 art works that have been part of the two-decade old public art event called inSite.
The Summer Institute provides researchers, faculty, graduate students, and professionals working with migrant communities around the world, a unique opportunity to learn about different health issues that affect mobile populations.
Latinx Talk published Professor Robert Irwin's article about what he witnessed in Tijuana and what caravan members themselves have stated in a series of digital stories they contributed to the Humanizing Deportation archive.
The Economics Department is organising two workshops on “Migration and Mobility: research findings, policy and impact” at the University of Glasgow from June 10-12, 2019. Deadline for submissions March 31.
UC PromISE is offering faculty research grants of up to $12,000 to support research on students who are undocumented and/or from mixed-status families; students are broadly defined at any education level and include those who have left or been pushed out of school. Application deadline is March 22.
The presentation looks at a unique form of immigrant transnational practice—cross-space consumption. We consider the act of consumption to have not only functional value that satisfies material needs, but also social value that confers symbolic meaning and social status.
This book helps by presenting a group of prominent scholars who use data to help unravel the facts. They address immigration’s fiscal impacts, immigrants’ generational assimilation, enhanced U.S. enforcement, and alternatives for those seeking refugee status.
The San Diego Union-Tribune highlights Professor Robert Irwin's project on having deportees tell their own stories through videos that are publicly posted. It also featured his comments on U.S. deportees.
The workshop will be held at the Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen from June 12-13 and is part of the five-year research program EARN (Economic Assimilation Research Network) funded by the Innovation Fund Denmark.