The 2021 Miller Upton Forum on Human Migration and the Wealth and Wellbeing of Nations
Giovanni Peri is Professor of Economics at the University of California, Davis, and Founder and Director of the Global Migration Center, a multi-disciplinary research center focused on migrations, immigration and vulnerable migrants. He is also Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts and he is co-editor of the Journal of the European Economic Association. His research focuses on the economic determinants and consequences of international migration. He holds a PhD in Economics from UC Berkeley and a Doctorate in Economics and Statistics from Bocconi University, Milano. He has published extensively in academic journals and books about the economic determinants and effects of human migration. He has received grants to study the economics of migrations from the Mac Arthur Foundation, the Russel Sage Foundation, the World Bank, the National Science Foundation and several other foundations and institutions. His research on immigration is often featured in media outlets such as the Economist, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, NPR news and other popular newspapers, news programs and Blogs.
Thursday Oct 28 2021 7-9 pm
Panel I on Human Migration
1. Rachel Ellett, Professor of Political Science, Beloit College
2. Hillary Mellinger, Assistant Professor, Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, Washington State University
3. David McKenzie, Lead Economist, The World Bank
Friday Oct 29 2021 1-3 pm
Panel II on Human Migration
1. Delia Furtado, Associate Professor of Economics, University of Connecticut
2. Fernando Riosmena, Associate Professor of Geography, University of Colorado, Boulder
3. Katharine Donato, Donald G. Herzberg Professor of International Migration and Director of the Institute for the Study of International Migration, Georgetown University
Friday Oct 29 2021 7-9 pm
June and Edgar Martin Memorial Lecture by Upton Scholar Giovanni Peri on Human Migration and the Wealth and Wellbeing of Nations
Miller Upton Scholar Deirdre McCloskey gives a keynote presentation.