The Murphy Institute,

CESifo

and

Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy


Conference on

Global Migration:

Economics, Politics, Policy11-12 March 2011




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11 March 2011


 

9:00a--Welcome


                  ■ Steven Sheffrin (Murphy Institute, Tulane University)

 

■ Doug Nelson (Murphy Institute, Tulane University)


Panel I. Migration and Labor Markets

 

● 9:15-10:15

 

Richard Upward (Nottingham): TBA

 

● 10:15-10:30, Coffee


 

● 10:30-12:30

 

■ Anna Maria Mayda (Georgetown): South-South Migration and the Labor Market: Evidence from South Africa

 

■ Madeline Zavodny (Agnes Scott College): Chinese Immigrants in the U.S. Labor Market: Effects of Post-Tiananmen Immigration Policy


 

● 12:30-1:30, Lunch (At the Intercontinental)



Panel II. Migration and Trade

 

● 1:30-3:30p

 

■ Philip Martin (UC Davis): Trade and Migration: Comparing Mexico-US and Turkey EU

 

■ Peter Egger (ETH-Zürich): Trade and Migration

 

● 3:30-3:45, Coffee


Panel III. Migration Data Challenges

 

3:45-4:45

 

Çaglar Özden (World Bank): Migration data challenges

 

● 6:30p: Dinner at K-Pauls (416 Chartres, New Orleans)



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Panel IV. Taxing Remittances

 

9:00-10:00a

 

Jay Wilson (Michigan State University): The Optimal Tax Treatment of Remittances

 

10:00-10:15a: Coffee


Panel V. Political Economy of Migration

 

● 10:15-12:15

 

■ Giovanni Facchini (Erasmus): The rhetoric of closed borders: quotas, lax enforcement and illegal migration

 

■ Michael Hiscox (Harvard): TBA

 

● 12:15-1:30: Lunch



Panel VI. Political Economy, II

 

1:30-3:30

 

Jens Hainmueller (MIT): TBA

 

Yotam Margalit (Columbia): TBA

 

3:30-3:45, coffee

 

3:45-4:45

 

■ Spiros Bougheas (Nottingham): Skilled Worker Migration and Trade: Inequality and Welfare

 

● 6:00-6:45--Reception (Herbsaint)

 

● 7:00p--Dinner at Herbsaint (701 St. Charles, New Orleans)


The conference venue is the Intercontinental Hotel, 44 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA.


Participant list.