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.
SEMINAR CANCELED: 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.
This paper by Zach Rutledge provides empirical estimates of the short-run impacts of immigration on the employment opportunities of US-born workers based on a novel sectoral approach. It will focus on six economic sectors with low skill requirements and high shares of immigrant workers based on panel data at the metropolitan area-year level of aggregation.
In 2015, Germany witnessed a sharp increase in the number of refugees. Julia Bredtmann investigates how this large inflow of refugees affected the electoral outcomes of the following state parliamentary elections.
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.