IZA - Conference Program


14th Annual Migration Meeting (AM²)

Organizers: Benjamin Elsner (IZA), George J. Borjas (Harvard University and IZA)
Location:Schaumburg-Lippe-Str. 5-9, 53113 Bonn, Germany
Date:May 26, 2017 - May 27, 2017

Event Manager:

Dominik Spitza (IZA)


Friday, May 26:

08:30 - 09:00   Registration
        Session A: Selection and Sorting
09:00 - 09:40   Carsten Feuerbaum (Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt), Alexander Danzer (Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt and IZA), Marc Piopiunik (Ifo Institute for Economic Research), Ludger Woessmann (Ifo Institute for Economic Research and IZA)
  "Growing Up in Ethnic Enclaves: The Effects on Education and Language Proficiency"
09:40 - 10:20   Christoph Albert (Pompeu Fabra University), Joan Monras (CEMFI, Madrid)
  "Immigrants' Residential Choices and their Consequences"
10:20 - 11:00   Joakim Ruist (University of Gothenburg)
  "Long Live Your Ancestors’ American Dream: The Self-selection and Multigenerational Mobility of American Immigrants"
11:00 - 11:30   Coffee Break
        Session B: Politics and Policies
11:30 - 12:10   Walter Steingress (Bank of Canada and IZA), Anna Maria Mayda (Georgetown University and IZA), Giovanni Peri (University of California, Davis and IZA)
  "Immigration to the U.S.: A Problem for the Republicans or the Democrats?"
12:10 - 12:50   Giulio Zanella (University of Bologna and IZA), Alberto Bisin (New York University)
  "Time-consistent Immigration Policy under Economic and Cultural Externalities"
12:50 - 14:00   Lunch
        Session C: Immigration and the Labor Market
14:00 - 14:40   Jan Stuhler (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and IZA), Joakim Ruist (University of Gothenburg), David A. Jaeger (City University New York and IZA)
  "Shift-share Instruments and the Impact of Immigration"
14:40 - 15:20   Gregory Verdugo (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and IZA), Javier Ortega (City University London and IZA)
  "Moving Up or Down? Immigration and the Selection of Natives Across Occupations and Locations"
15:20 - 16:00   Bin Xie (Rutgers University)
  "The Effect of Immigration Quotas on Wages, the Great Black Migration, and Industry Development"
16:00 - 16:30   Coffee Break
        Keynote Lecture
16:30 - 18:00   Christian Dustmann (University College London)
  "Refugee Migration and Electoral Outcomes"
19:00       Dinner

Saturday, May 27:

        Session D: Refugees and Illegal Immigration
09:00 - 09:40   Carlos Vargas-Silva (University of Oxford), Isabel Ruiz (University of Oxford)
  "Differences in Labour Market Outcomes Between Natives, Refugees and Other Migrants in the UK"
09:40 - 10:20   Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes (San Diego State University and IZA), Cynthia Bansak (St. Lawrence University and IZA), Susan Pozo (Western Michigan University and IZA)
  "Refugee Admissions and Public Safety: Are Refugee Settlement Areas More Prone to Crime?"
10:20 - 11:00   Giovanni Mastrobuoni (University of Essex and IZA), Stefano Comino (University of Udine), Antonio Nicolo (University of Padua)
  "Silence of the Innocents: Illegal Immigrants' Underreporting of Crime and their Victimization"
11:00 - 11:30   Coffee Break
        Session E: Immigration and Education
11:30 - 12:10   Abdurrahman Aydemir (Sabanci University and IZA), Murat G. Kirdar (Bogazici University and IZA), Huzeyfe Torun (Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey)
  "The Effect of Education on Internal Migration: Level and Timing Effects by Reason of Migration"
12:10 - 12:50   Breno Braga (Urban Institute), John Bound (University of Michigan), Gaurav Khanna (University of California, San Diego), Sarah Turner (University of Virginia)
  "A Passage to America: University Funding and International Students"
12:50 - 15:00   Lunch and Poster Session
    Kathleen Kürschner (Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg)
  "Immigration and Rental Prices of Residential Housing: Evidence from the Fall of the Berlin Wall"
    Elie Murard (IZA), Seyhun Orcan Sakalli (University of Lausanne)
  "The Long-terms Effects of Mass Refugee Inflow : Evidence from the Greco-Turkish Population Exchange"
    Benjamin Elsner (IZA), Arnaud Chevalier (Royal Holloway, University of London and IZA), Andreas Lichter (IZA), Nico Pestel (IZA)
  "Immigration, Voting and Redistribution: Evidence from 8 Million Forced Migrants"
    Ahmed Elsayed (IZA), Sinem Ayhan (IZA)
  "Who are the Radical Muslims? Evidence from Four European Countries"
        Session F: Immigrant Integration
15:00 - 15:40   James Marrone (University of Chicago)
  "Linguistic and Cultural Assimilation as a Human Capital Process"
15:40 - 16:20   Nicolas Morales (University of Michigan), Gaurav Khanna (University of California, San Diego)
  "The IT Boom and Other Unintended Consequences of Chasing the American Dream"
16:20 - 17:00   Anja Perry (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences)
  "Are Over-qualified Immigrants also Mismatched According to Their Actual Skills? An International Comparison of Labor Market Integration in OECD Countries"