Today's Date: February 27, 2021
AARP Members Frustrated with Pennsylvania's COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Efforts, Survey Shows   •   Lies Travel Faster Than Truth in New Peaky Blinders Card Game from Steamforged Games   •   Children's Museums Mobilize to Serve Children and Families during COVID-19   •   Cloud Girls Extends Nomination Deadline for Sixth Annual 'Women to Watch' Awards   •   Trulieve Partners with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund to Provide College Scholarships   •   New Study Reveals Baby Boomers Turning to International E-Commerce, but With Different Expectations Than Younger Consumers   •   Connie Stacey Wins The Forum’s 2020/21 Pitch for the Purse, $50,000 Prize   •   Western Union Foundation Supports Career & Leadership Pathways for Migrant and Refugee Youth   •   Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware Launches Mobile Billboard to Expose Racial Inequality in the Chancery Court   •   BlackNorth Initiative's Dahabo Ahmed-Omer Earns Inaugural Business Changemakers Award From the Globe and Mail’s Report on   •   NASA Celebrates 'Hidden Figure' Mary W. Jackson With Building Naming Ceremony   •   During Texas Storm, New Haven Assisted Living Served Seniors   •   Vaquero Private Wealth Increases Its Dallas Presence With the Addition of The Maynard Group   •   ChenMed Commits $100,000 to Address Issues Affecting Communities of Color   •   Residents of Market Street Memory Care East Lake Celebrate their 2nd Annual Market Street Winter Olympic Games   •   Trust the Leader in Online School: Insight School of Kansas Accepting Enrollments for 2021-2022 School Year   •   Study: Staffing Industry Sees Gender Parity but Wide Pay Gap Still Persists   •   Canada, British Columbia and Tlowitsis Nation Advance to Final Stage of Treaty Negotiations   •   Casting Workbook Español Launched as Part of New Global Expansion Effort to Support Spanish Talent Worldwide   •   BANDIER Now Available on Amazon
Bookmark and Share

ECONOMIC IMPACT OF IMMIGRATION IS FOCUS AT RUTGERS UNIVERSITY

ECONOMIC IMPACT OF IMMIGRATION IS FOCUS

OF FREE PUBLIC TALKS AT RUTGERS UNIVERSITY, NEWARK 

 

(Newark, N.J., March 16, 2009)  -- Scholars from Boston University and Princeton will address issues related to “The Economic Impact of The International Migration of Labor” as part of a colloquium series at Rutgers University, Newark, this spring. Prof. Mariana Spatareanu organizes the colloquium. All of the talks are free and open to the public, and will be held in the fourth-floor DanaRoom of the John Cotton Dana Library,

185 University Ave., Newark
.

 

The Division of Global Affairs sponsors the immigration colloquium.

Here is information on the talks:

 

March 30, 2009, “Migration and Development,” by Robert E. B. Lucas, professor of economics, BostonUniversity

Time: 4-5:30pm

 

LucasÂ’ research has included work on internal and international migration, employment and human resources, income distribution and inter-generational inequality, international trade and industry, the environment, and sharecropping. He has served as chief technical adviser to the Malaysia Human Resource Development Program, and director of undergraduate studies and the Master of Arts program in economics at BostonUniversity, as well as research affiliate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for International Studies.  Lucas also has served as a consultant to a number of international agencies.

 

April 6, 2009, “America's Immigration Crisis:  A Way Forward,” by Douglas S. Massey, Henry G. Bryant Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs

Time: 5-6:30pm

 

        MasseyÂ’s most recent book is New Faces in New Places: The Changing Geography of American Immigration (Russell Sage Foundation 2008). He also has published extensively on Mexican immigration, including the books Return to Aztlan (University of California Press, 1987) and Miracles on the Border (University of Arizona Press, 1995, co-authored with Jorge Durand, with whom he also wrote Crossing the Border (Russell Sage Press, 2004) and Beyond Smoke and Mirrors (Russell Sage Press 2002), which offers a critical analysis of U.S. immigration policy toward Mexico during a period of widespread economic integration under NAFTA.

 

        For more information, please contact Professor Mariana Spatareanu, economics and global affairs, 973/353 5249, or email:  marianas@andromeda.rutgers.edu



Back to top
| Back to home page
Video

White House Live Stream
LIVE VIDEO EVERY SATURDAY
Breaking News
alsharpton Rev. Al Sharpton
9 to 11 am EST
jjackson Rev. Jesse Jackson
10 to noon CST


Video

LIVE BROADCASTS
Sounds Make the News ®
WAOK-Urban
Atlanta - WAOK-Urban
KPFA-Progressive
Berkley / San Francisco - KPFA-Progressive
WVON-Urban
Chicago - WVON-Urban
KJLH - Urban
Los Angeles - KJLH - Urban
WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
New York - WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
WADO-Spanish
New York - WADO-Spanish
WBAI - Progressive
New York - WBAI - Progressive
WOL-Urban
Washington - WOL-Urban

Listen to United Natiosns News