Mary Crock presents her book: "The Legal Protection Of Refugees With Disabilities" at the “The Legal Protection of Vulnerable Migrants: Comparative Case Studies of Children and Refugees with Disabilities” seminar on October 25th.
The fifty US states experienced diverse increases in immigration since 1980 but shared a similar institutional framework, which allows Tim Kane and Zach Rutledge to assess the impact of immigration on several macro-level variables of economic performance. They use data from a variety of public sources and the popular shift-share instrument to isolate exogenous variation in migration by state and decade since 1980.
In this paper, Giuseppe Ippedico exploits a sudden increase in emigration of young and educated Italian citizens during the period 2010-2015 and analyzes its eﬀects on ﬁrm creation, local productivity, and innovation.
Professor Robert Irwin's presentation outlines the Humanizing Deportation team's collaborative research method, summarizes the experiences of their multi-institutional fieldwork and production team, and highlights some of the key issues raised by their community storytellers.
Joud Alkorani's paper examines the migratory trajectories that lead Muslim women to Dubai and the associated networks of friendship and sisterhood which mediate their otherwise precarious lives once they arrive.
In the MRC Faculty Symposium, the associates of the research cluster will present their research in a compact and thought-provoking way. They will touch economic, social, legal, and political themes linked to migration as well as historical and human-cultural ways of looking at this phenomenon.