The Economics of US-Mexico Migration: Policies, Networks, Labor Markets, and Human Capital

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The Global Migration Center and Alianza UCMX present the second event of a new series of Migration Dialogues, "The Economics of US-Mexico Migration: Policies, Networks, Labor Markets, and Human Capital", which will be held on Zoom on February 24, 2022, at 10 AM -11.30 AM California Time (12 PM - 1.30 PM Mexico City).

 

Second Migration Dialogue

Thursday February 24th 10.00-11.30 Am Pacific Standard Time

 

The Economics of US-Mexico Migration:  Policies, Networks, Labor Markets and Remittances

 

Welcome:

Isabel Studer (Director of Alianza UCMX)

 

Introduction and Moderator:

Giovanni Peri (UC Davis and GMC)

 

Panelists and topics: 

Brian Cadena (U of Colorado, Boulder): “US-Mexico migration decline, and economic connections through the network of migrants.”

Martin Tobal (Director of the Macrofinancial Risk Analysis Directorate at Banco de Mexico): “The Role of remittances on Mexican family savings and investments.”

Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes (UC Merced): “The role of US policies and enforcement affecting economic success of Mexicans in the US and their return.”

Carlo Alcaraz (Banco de México and ITAM): “The evolution of Migration from Central and South America to Mexico: trends, magnitude and economic considerations”

 

Participant Panel:

Maria Ester Caballero (World Bank)

Daniel Chiquiar (ITAM)

Santiago Perez (UC Davis)

Gaurav Khanna (UC San Diego)

 

Sponsors: Alianza UCMX; UC Davis Global Migration Center

 

The event will be both in English and Spanish with simultaneous translation.

 

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