2021 World Congress of the International Economic Association (IEA), Recording of the GLO – IEA Invited Sessions: Report and Video.

On invitation of the International Economic Association (IEA) the Global Labor Organization (GLO) had organized three sessions for the IEA World Congress, which were recorded by GLO with support of Kent University on June 10, 2021.

The video is available here. It will be also available through the IEA Congress Website.

The Covid-19 delayed IEA World Congress (“Bali”) now takes place virtually on 2-6 July 2021.

See background material to the papers below where available.

PROGRAM

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Session I. “Socioeconomic Status and Identity”. Chair: Kompal Sinha (Macquarie University)


“Social Assimilation and Labor Market Outcomes of Internal Migrant Workers”
Shu Cai (Jinan University) with Klaus F. Zimmermann (UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University & GLO)
Discussion: Matloob Piracha (University of Kent)

“Ethnic Identity and Immigrants’ Labour Market Outcomes”
Matloob Piracha (University of Kent) with Massimiliano Tani (University of New South Wales), Zhiming Cheng (University of New South Wales) and Ben Zhe Wang (Macquarie University)
Discussion: Shu Cai (Jinan University)

“Distributional Analysis of the Role of Breadth and Persistence of Multiple Deprivation in the Health Gradient Measured by Biomarkers”
Kompal Sinha (Macquarie University) with Apostolos Davillas (Norwich Business School), Andrew M. Jones (University of York) and Anurag Sharma (University of New South Wales)
Discussion: Klaus F. Zimmermann (UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University & GLO)

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Eva Van Belle & Martin Kahanec






Session II.The Migration Challenge“. Chair: Klaus F. Zimmermann (UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University & GLO)

“Global Challenges and the Handbook Project” (Klaus F. Zimmermann, Ed., Labor, Human Resources and Population Economics, Springer Nature, forthcoming). Chapters presented here in this session will appear in the Handbook.
Klaus F. Zimmermann  (UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University & GLO)

“Welfare Migration”
Martin Guzi (Masaryk University) with Martin Kahanec (Central European University)

“Child Migration”
Eskil Wadensjö (Stockholm University) with Aycan Çelikaksoy (Stockholm University)

“Climate Change and Migration”
Shuaizhang Feng (Jinan University) with Xiaomeng Cui, (Jinan University)

Discussion: Martin Kahanec (Central European University)

Eskil Wadensjö

Session III. “Wage gaps”. Chair: Amelie Constant (Princeton University)


“The Native-Immigrant Wage Gap: A Meta-Analysis”
Eva Van Belle (nccr and University of Neuchâtel) with Didier Ruedin (University of Neuchâtel)
Discussion: Hans Lööf (Royal Institute of Technology)

“Occupational Sorting and Wage Gaps of Refugees”
Hans Lööf (Royal Institute of Technology) with Christopher F. Baum (Boston College), Andreas Stephan (Jönköping University and DIW Berlin) and Klaus F. Zimmermann (UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University & GLO)
Discussion: Eva Van Belle (nccr and University of Neuchâtel)

“Fifty-five Years of Wage Disparities between Hispanics and Non-Hispanic Whites in the U.S.”
Amelie Constant (Princeton University) with Douglas S. Massey (Princeton University)
Discussion: Klaus F. Zimmermann (UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University & GLO)

Hans Lööf

REFERENCES

GLO Panelists

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