All Past Events

2018 Economics Alumni Conference

This 2nd annual conference will discuss alumni research as well as provide opportunities to network and create collaborative relationships with current and future UC Davis Ph.D students.
  • Andrews and Blue Conference Rooms, SSH
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The Impact of Refugees on Native Students' Academic Achievement and Post-Secondary Education

In this paper, Cynthia van der Werf studies how the largest inflow of refugees in U.S. history affected U.S. children. Cynthia's paper also examines whether native children’s academic achievement was lower in ZIP Codes with higher shares of refugees using the National Education Longitudinal Study (NELS88) and U.S. Census data.
  • 2203 SS&H Andrews Conference Room | UC Davis
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NAWS 2018

The National Agricultural Workers Survey (NAWS) was begun in 1989 to help DOL determine the supply of labor available to US crop agriculture so that, in conjunction with USDA estimates of the demand for crop workers, the proper number of free-agent RAW workers could have been legalized or admitted to prevent farm labor shortages. This workshop will review almost 30 years of NAWS data.
  • Andrews Conference Room 2203 SSH
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21st Century Coolies? Migrant Labor and the Law Symposium

This symposium, which brings together interdisciplinary scholars and activists together, seeks to explore the contours of the “coolie” experience in the 21st century to uncover its racialized as well as gendered nature, and the role of governments in perpetuating the coolie system.  
  • King Hall | UC Davis
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