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Seventh IZA Annual Migration Meeting (AM▓)

Organizers: Amelie F. Constant (DIW DC, George Washington University), Barry R. Chiswick (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Location:IZA, Bonn
Date:June 03, 2010 - June 05, 2010

Event Manager:

Stephan Kohzer (IZA)


Program

+++ presentation 35 minutes +++ discussion 10 minutes +++ floor discussion 15 minutes +++

Thursday, June 03:

19:00 - 21:00   Welcome Dinner at Restaurant Seasons, Hotel Hilton Bonn
 

Friday, June 04:

08:30 - 08:50   Registration
 
08:50 - 09:00   Welcoming Remarks
Amelie F. Constant
(DIW DC, George Washington University and IZA) and
Barry R. Chiswick (University of Illinois at Chicago and IZA)
 
09:00       Session A: The Highly Skilled of the Past, Networks and Child Labor of the Present
  Chair: Barry R. Chiswick (University of Illinois at Chicago)
 
09:00 - 10:00   Mevlude Akbulut-Yuksel (Dalhousie University), Mutlu Yuksel (IZA)
  "The Unintended Long-Term Consequences of Dismissal and Exile of High-Skilled Professionals: Evidence from Nazi Germany"
  Discussant: Carmel U. Chiswick (University of Illinois at Chicago)
 
10:00 - 11:00   Yevgeniya Savchenko (Georgetown University), Francis Vella (Georgetown University and IZA)
  "Immigrant Networks in Australia: Do They Help Newly Arrived Immigrants to Find Jobs and Get Higher Wages?"
  Discussant: Konstantinos Tatsiramos (IZA)
 
11:00 - 11:15   Coffee / Tea Break
 
11:15       Session B: Immigration and Family Interactions
  Chair: Amelie F. Constant (DIW DC, George Washington University)
 
11:15 - 12:15   LÝdia FarrÚ (Institut dĺAnÓlisi Econ˛mica (IAE-CSIC)), Libertad Gonzßlez (Universitat Pompeu Fabra and IZA), Francesc Ortega (Universitat Pompeu Fabra and IZA)
  "Immigration, Family Responsibilities and the Labor Supply of Skilled Native Women"
  Discussant: Corrado Giulietti (IZA)
 
12:15 - 13:30   Lunch
 
13:29       Session B: Immigration and Family Interactions (cont'd)
  Chair: Amelie F. Constant (DIW DC, George Washington University)
 
13:30 - 14:30   Sonia Plaza (The World Bank), George Joseph (World Bank)
  "Impact of Remittances on Child Labor in Ghana"
  Discussant: Ruby Henry (IZA)
 
14:30 - 15:30   Olga Nottmeyer (DIW Berlin)
  "Does Intermarriage Pay off? A Panel Data Analysis of Immigrants in Germany"
  Discussant: Anna Myunghee Kim (IZA)
 
15:30 - 16:00   Coffee / Tea Break
 
16:00 - 17:00   The Julian Simon Lecture
 
        Eskil Wadensj÷ (Stockholm University)
  "Experiences of the Common Nordic Labour Market"
 
18:00       Dinner on China Boat "Ocean Paradise"
 

Saturday, June 05:

08:30 - 09:00   Coffee / Tea
 
09:00       Session C: Immigrants and Language
  Chair: Martin Kahanec (IZA)
 
09:00 - 10:00   Mariola Pytlikova (Aarhus School of Business), Alicia Adsera (Princeton University and IZA)
  "The Role of Language in Shaping International Migration: Evidence from OECD Countries 1985 - 2006"
  Discussant: Barry R. Chiswick (University of Illinois at Chicago)
 
10:00 - 11:00   Jens Suedekum (University of Duisburg-Essen), Oliver Falck (ifo Institute), Stephan Heblich (Max-Planck-Institute Jena), Alfred Lameli (Deutscher Sprachatlas, University of Marburg)
  "Dialects, Cultural Identity, and Economic Exchange"
  Discussant: Zahra Siddique (IZA)
 
11:00 - 11:15   Coffee / Tea Break
 
11:15       Session D: Immigrant Earnings
  Chair: Klaus F. Zimmermann (IZA, DIW Berlin and Bonn University)
 
11:15 - 12:15   Sherrilyn M. Billger (Illinois State University), Carlos Lamarche (University of Oklahoma)
  "Immigrant Heterogeneity and the Earnings Distribution in the United Kingdom and United States: New Evidence from a Panel Data Quantile Regression Analysis"
  Discussant: Annabelle Krause-Pilatus (IZA)
 
12:15 - 13:30   Lunch
 
13:30       Session D: Immigrant Earnings (cont'd)
  Chair: Klaus F. Zimmermann (IZA, DIW Berlin and Bonn University)
 
13:30 - 14:30   Ulf Rinne (IZA), Amelie F. Constant (DIW DC, George Washington University, IZA), Annabelle Krause (IZA), Klaus F. Zimmermann (IZA, DIW Berlin, University of Bonn)
  "Reservation Wages of First and Second Generation Migrants"
  Discussant: Martin Guzi (IZA)
 
14:30 - 14:45   Coffee / Tea Break
 
14:45       Session E: Immigrant Occupations and Education
  Chair: Amelie F. Constant (DIW DC, George Washington University)
 
14:45 - 15:45   Mariya Aleksynska (CEPII, Paris), Ahmed Tritah (CEPII)
  "Occupation-Education Mismatch of Immigrant Workers in Europe: the Role of Home and Host Country Characteristics"
  Discussant: Mutlu Yuksel (IZA)
 
15:45 - 16:45   Chad Sparber (Colgate University), Takao Kato (Colgate University and IZA)
  "Quotas and Quality: The Effect of H-1B Visa Restrictions on the Pool of Prospective Undergraduate Students from Abroad"
  Discussant: Yevgeniya Savchenko (Georgetown University)
 
16:45 - 17:00   Closing Remarks by
Amelie F. Constant
(DIW DC, George Washington University and IZA) and
Barry R. Chiswick (University of Illinois at Chicago and IZA)
 




Participants

Mevlude Akbulut-Yuksel (Dalhousie University)
Mariya Aleksynska (CEPII, Paris)
Sherrilyn M. Billger (Illinois State University)
Romana Careja (University of Cologne)
Barry R. Chiswick (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Carmel U. Chiswick (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Amelie F. Constant (DIW DC, George Washington University)
LÝdia FarrÚ (Institut dĺAnÓlisi Econ˛mica (IAE))
Corrado Giulietti (IZA)
Martin Guzi (IZA)
Ruby Henry (IZA)
Martin Kahanec (IZA)
Anna Myunghee Kim (IZA)
Annabelle Krause (IZA)
Olga Nottmeyer (DIW Berlin)
Sonia Plaza (World Bank)
Mariola Pytlikova (Aarhus School of Business)
Ulf Rinne (IZA)
Nils Saniter (DIW Berlin)
Yevgeniya Savchenko (Georgetown University)
Simone SchŘller (DIW Berlin)
Zahra Siddique (IZA)
Eva Sladek (IZA)
Chad Sparber (Colgate University)
Jens Suedekum (University of Duisburg-Essen)
Konstantinos Tatsiramos (IZA)
Eskil Wadensj÷ (Stockholm University)
Mutlu Yuksel (IZA)
Anzelika Zaiceva (IZA and University of Bologna)
Klaus F. Zimmermann (IZA, DIW Berlin and Bonn University)