3rd International Conference MIGRATION & DEVELOPMENT
Paris School of Economics (PSE), the French Development Agency Research Department (AFD) and the World Bank International Migration and Development Program are jointly organizing the third international conference on â€œMigration and Developmentâ€ - 10 & 11, september 2010.
The conference is devoted to investigating channels through which migration affects economic outcomes of developing countries. Possible topics include social networks and diaspora externalities, remittances, return migration, migration and the pattern of trade/FDI, brain drain, migration and institutional/technological change, migration and regional/urban development, and the effect of emigration on poverty, inequality, and human capital (education, health) formation in developing countries.
A selection of papers from the conference will be considered for publication in a special issue of Regional Science and Urban Economics.
- KEYNOTE SPEAKERS : Marcel Fafchamps (Oxford University), Kaivan Munshi (Brown University), Lant Pritchett (Harvard University).
- Download the program of this conference, the list of participants. Contact : migration-development parisschoolofeconomics.eu
PAPERS FROM THE CONFERENCE
- RÃ©mi Bazillier and Yasser Moullan, Employment Protection and Migration, April 2010.
- Federico S. Mandelman and Andrei Zlate, Immigration, Remittances, and Business Cycles, May 2010.
- Junfu Zhang and Zhong Zhao, Social-Family Network and Self-Employment: Evidence from Temporary Rural-Urban Migrants in China.
- Irineu de Carvalho Filho and Leonardo Monasterio1, How Bodo Became Brazilian: European Migration to Southern Brazil Before World War I, August 2010.
- Rong Zhu, The Gender Wage Di-erentials among Rural-Urban Migrants in China, September 2010.
- Sanjay Jainy, Sumon Majumdarz and Sharun W. Mukan, Workers Without Borders?, August 2010.
- Michel Beine, Elisabetta Lodigiani and Robert Vermeulen, Remittances and Financial Openness, June 2010.
- Ren Mu and Dominique van de Walle, Left Behind to Farm? Womenâ€™s Labor Re-Allocation in Rural China.
- Francisca M. Antman, How Does Adult Child Migration Affect the Health of Elderly Parents Left Behind? Evidence from Mexico, May 2010.
- Lawrence Bouton, Saumik Paul and Erwin R. Tiongson, The impact of emigration on source country wages: Evidence from the Republic of Moldova, August 2010.
- Melanie Morten, Sending Home The Riches : Informat Risk Sharing Networks and Remittances, September 2010.
- Isabelle Chort, Jean-Noel Senne and Flore Gubert, Migrantâ€™s Networks as a Basis for Social Control : Remittances Obligations and Strategic Behavior among Senegalese in France, April 2010
- David de la Croix and Frederic Docquier, An Incentive Mechanism to Break the Low-skill Immigration Deadlock, April 2010.
- Michel Beinea, FrÃ©dÃ©ric Docquier and Caglar Ozden, Dissecting Network Externalities in International Migration, June 2010.
- Submission guidelines and timetable
Submissions of full papers (pdf files) are expected by May 1st, 2010, to the following address: migration-development parisschoolofeconomics.eu
Decisions will be communicated by June 20, 2010. Travel (economy class) and accommodation expenses for up to three nights in Paris will be covered for participants.
- Organizers FranÃ§ois Bourguignon (PSE), Marc Gurgand (PSE), Sylvie Lambert (PSE), Hillel Rapoport (CID, Harvard University).
- Program Committee Michael Clemens (Center for Global Development), FrÃ©dÃ©ric Docquier (Univ. Catholique de Louvain), Flore Gubert (DIAL/Univ. of Paris-Dauphine), Hubert Jayet (EQUIPPE, Univ. de Lille I), Thierry Mayer (Sciences-Po et CEPII), David McKenzie (World Bank), Caglar Ozden (World Bank), Maurice Schiff (World Bank), Antonio Spilimbergo (IMF), Thierry Verdier (PSE), Dean Yang (Univ. of Michigan), Yves Zenou (Stockholm Univ.).
- Informations pratiques
Lieu : campus Jourdan, 48 boulevard Jourdan, 75014 Paris
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> DÃ©tails sur l’hÃ©bergement des participants : hÃ´tel Mercure Montparnasse - Trajets AÃ©roports/Montparnasse, voir les cars Air France.
> Durant la confÃ©rence, autocar spÃ©cifique faisant la navette hÃ´tel-jourdan. Le 10 et 11 septembre, dÃ©part du car Ã 8 H 30 prÃ©cises (il sera stationnÃ© Ã lâ€™angle de la rue de la GaitÃ© et du boulevard Edgar Quinet, soit Ã environ 200 mÃ©tres de lâ€™Hotel Mercure).
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