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MIGRATION ECONOMICS - Development impacts of migration and challenges in global labor markets

June 19 to June 23, 2023

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This program is sponsored by PSE’s « International Migration Economics » Chair.

Two modes of participation are offered for the 2023 Edition:

  • In person, taking into account the highest sanitary measures to protect the participants and professors. On site, our parisian campus offers teaching and logistics space: classrooms, teaching theater, garden, coffee and lunch breaks facilities...
  • Online, proposing interactive lectures in real time and, beyond, online office hours with professors to facilitate interactions. PSE offers technologies and process that will ensure high quality communication for online participants, both with professors and with other participants.
  • For all the participants, full sets of lecture notes and presentations will be made available, as well as the recordings of the courses.
  • This program is equivalent to 3 ECTS credits, which PSE validates.

Migration is a major aspect of globalization and is increasingly at the center of the public and policy debate. What are the microeconomic impacts of migration and how to address the challenge of identifying them? What is the relationship between migration, other dimensions of globalization, and development? What are the public finance and demographic effect of immigration for the host countries? What are the effects of immigration on the labor market? How do host societies adapt to increasingly diverse population? It will provide you with modern tools to analyse the consequences of migration and will present state of the art models and literature on the economics of migration: useful to identify the frontier of research and think of avenues for future research.

Ambitions:

The program combines theoretical modeling in the migration literature with the most recent and rigorous empirical evidence.

« I was very impressed by the professional organization and high-value content of the summer school!. » Ariane Gordan, 2022

Prerequisites:

Master or graduates in economics with strong theoretical and empirical skills.

How will MA and PhD students benefit from this program:

It will provide you with modern tools to analyze the consequences of migration (in host or origin countries; at the global or more local levels), and will present state of the art models and literature on the economics of migration: useful to identify the frontier of research and think of avenues for future research.

« Amazing job on the participant selection - the group was diverse, with a good mix of different backgrounds. Thank you so much for great organisation - it was a great week for me. » Elena Mikhaylova, 2022

How will professionals benefit from this program:

The program focuses on a major aspect of globalization, which is increasingly at the center of the public and policy debate. You will improve your ability to critically evaluate research and gain a better understanding of the economics of migration and associated policies. It will also help you think on how to design relevant policies.


Contents – Migration Economics