Insights on Immigration and Development

III Inside Workshop

  • 10.00-11.00 – Keynote speaker: Jennifer Hunt (McGill University)
    Which Immigrants are Most Innovative and Entrepreneurial? Distinctions by Entry Visa” (Chair: Javier Polavieja)
  • 11.00-11.20 Coffee Break
  • 11.20-12.00 “Immigration and host countries income and productivity: A channel accounting approach” Mariya Aleksynska & Ahmed Tritah, CEPII, Paris
  • 12.00-12.40 “The Forces behind International Migration: A Gravity Model Approach” Emmanuel Letouzé et. al., United Nations, Human Development Report Office
  • 12.40-13.20 “The Effects of Unskilled Immigration on the Labor Supply of High-Skilled Spanish Females” Lidia Farre (IAE),.L. Gonzalez & Francesc Ortega, UPF (Chair: Ada Ferrer)
  • 13.20-14.15 Lunch
  • 14.15-14.55 “Risk Aversion and Positive Self-Selection of Immigrants in Germany” Hector Cebolla (UNED) & Amparo González (CSIC)
  • 14.55-15.35 “Are Skilled Women more Migratory than Skilled Men?” Sara Salomone et al. ECON-IRES, Catholic University, Leuven
  • 15.35-16.15 “The Determinants of International Migration Accounting for Self-selection” Jesús Fernández-Huertas IAE-CSIC (Chair: Rosario Crino)
  • 16.15-16.35 Coffee Break
  • 16.35-17.15 “Immigrant Wages in the Spanish Labor Market: Does the Origin of Human Capital Matter?” E. Sanromá (UB), Raúl Ramos (UB) & .H. Simón (UA)
  • 17.15-17.55 “From Guests to Hosts: A First whole Picture of Immigrant-Native Wage Differentials in Spain”. José-Ignacio Antón et al. Universidad de Salamanca
  • 17.55-18.35 “Beyond Assimilation: Do Immigrants Contribute to a more Flexible Labor Force?…” Miguel Angel Alcobendas & Nuria Rodriguez-Planas UAB (Chair: Olivier Dagnelie)
  • 21.00 Conference Dinner (Restaurant Avalon – C/ Pare Gallifa, 3, Barcelona)
  • Date: 2009-06-05

  • 10.00-11.00 Keynote Speaker: David Jaeger (City University of New York & CReAM, UC London)
    “Recent Trends in US Immigration” (Chair: Javier Polavieja)
  • 11.00-11.20 Coffee Break
  • 11.20-12.00 “Access to Health Care and Migration” Isabel Medalho Pereira & Pedro Pita Barros, UNDP, Universidade Nova de Lisboa and EPR
  • 12.00-12.40 “What Matters for Education? Evidence for Catalonia” María Gutiérrez-Domenech (La Caixa) & Alicia Adsera (Princeton)
  • 12.40-13.20 “School Sorting: The Effects of Immigration”. Lucila Berniel, Universidad Carlos III (Chair: Olivier Dagnelie)
  • 13.20-14.15 Lunch
  • 14.15-14.55 “Jobs, Working Hours, and Remuneration Packages for Migrants and Urban Residents”. Paul Frijters, et al. Queensland University of Technology
  • 14.55-15.35 “Undocumented Migrants and Labor Demand Shocks: an Empirical Analysis of Deportations”. Francesco Fasani, UCL
  • 15.35-16.15 “The Political Economy of Collective Remittances: The Mexican 3×1 Program for Migrants” Javier Aparicio & Covadonga Meseguer CIDE/ICREA-IBEI (Chair: Ada Ferrer)
  • 16.15-16.35 Coffee Break
  • 16.35-17.15 “Who are the Europeans that Europeans Prefer? Economic Conditions and Exclusionary Views toward European Immigrants” Anastasia Gorodzeisky, CEACS
  • 17.15-17.55 “Migration and Trade: Political Substitutes? Evidence from US Congressional Roll Call Votes” Max Steinhard et al. Université Libre de Bruxelles
  • 17.55-18.35 “Discrimination against Immigrants in the Spanish Rental Market”, Evidence from a Field Experiment” Mariano Bosch, Mª Carnero & Lidia Farré UAL (Chair: Rosario Crino)
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