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

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Two modes of participation are offered for the 2021 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.
  • For all the participants, full sets of lecture notes and presentations will be made available, as well as the recordings of the courses.

Please note that reimbursment is guaranteed in full for sanitary reasons related to COVID-19.

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?


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

« I really enjoyed [...] the lectures (included the plenary lecture) and the possibility to discuss our research topic with all the lecturers and participants! Our group was very dynamic and thus the activities were very interesting. » Mariele, 2017


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

How will professionals benefit from the programme

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.

How will students benefit from the programme

It will provides 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.

« The migration summer school helped me in creating networks and presenting innovative methodological approach » Elsa, 2019

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