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15th International Conference on
Migration and Development

Project Description

September 15 and 16, 2022
Nova SBE, Carcavelos Campus
Lisbon, Portugal

 

Keynote Presentations

 

Anna-Maria Mayda

Georgetown University

 

Call For Papers - Deadline: July 25, 2022

Invitation to submit:

The French Development Agency (AFD) Research Department, the World Bank Development Research Group (DECRG), the Luxembourg Institute for Socio-Economic Research (LISER) and the Nova School of Business and Economics at Nova University Lisbon are jointly organizing the 15th International Conference on “Migration and Development”.

The conference is devoted to investigating ways in which international migration affects economic and social change in developing countries. Possible topics include the effects of migration on poverty, inequality, and human capital formation; social networks and migration; migration and globalization; migration and institutional / technological / demographic / cultural change in sending countries, today and in the past.

The plan is to have the conference fully in person, subject to the travel restrictions at the time of the conference.

Submission guidelines and timetable:

Submissions of full papers (pdf file name should begin with submitting author last name) are expected by July 25, 2022. Submissions should be sent via online form at  eventosnovafrica@novasbe.pt .

Decisions are expected to be communicated by August 15, 2022. Travel (economy class) and accommodation in Lisbon for up to three nights will be covered.

Organizing Committee:

Catia Batista (Nova SBE), Raquel Fernandes (Nova SBE), Anna Goodman (World Bank), Çağlar Özden (World Bank), Serge Rabier (AFD), Hillel Rapoport (Paris School of Economics).

Scientific Committee:

Chair: Hillel Rapoport (Paris School of Economics). Ran Abramitzky (Stanford), Catia Batista (Nova SBE), Sam Bazzi (UC San Diego), Michel Beine (Luxembourg), Simone Bertoli (CERDI), Michael Clemens (CGD), Patricia Cortes (Boston U), Frédéric Docquier (LISER), Giovanni Facchini (Nottingham), Paola Giuliano (UCLA), William Kerr (Harvard Business School), Anna Maria Mayda (Georgetown), David McKenzie (World Bank), Stelios Michalopoulos (Brown), Melanie Morten (Stanford), Çağlar Özden (World Bank), Pedro Vicente (Nova SBE), Dean Yang (University of Michigan).

Download the pdf version of the call for papers here.

Program

Conference Program

Please find a pdf version of the full conference program here.

Instructions: Each paper is allocated 40 minutes: 25 minutes for presentation, 10 minutes for discussion, and 5 minutes for open discussion with the audience. The chairperson is responsible for time management.

September 15, 2022

 

08.30 am | Registration

(Main Gallery (Wing E))

09.00 am | Opening Remarks

(Alumni Lounge)
Daniel Traça, Dean of Nova SBE
Greetings:

Catia Batista, Nova SBE
Çağlar Özden, World Bank
Serge Rabier,  Agence Française de Développement (AFD)
Hillel Rapoport, Paris School of Economics

 

09.30 am | Keynote Lecture 1
Migration from Poorer to Wealthier Countries and Human Capital Accumulation: An Overview

(Alumni Lounge | Zoom)
Speaker: Frédéric Docquier, LISER
Chair: Serge Rabier, AFD

10.30 am | Coffee Break

(Alumni Lounge)

11.00 am | Parallel Sessions 1

1A | Internet, mobile phones and migration (Room E110)

SOCIAL NETWORKS AND INTERNAL MIGRATION: EVIDENCE FROM FACEBOOK IN INDIA
Harshil Sahai, University of Chicago (with Michael Bailey)

IS MOBILE MONEY CHANGING RURAL AFRICA? EVIDENCE FROM A FIELD EXPERIMENT
Catia Batista, Nova SBE (with Pedro Vicente)

MOBILE INTERNET ACCESS AND THE DESIRE TO EMIGRATE
Cevat Aksoy, Kings’ College (with Joop Adema and Panu Poutvaara)

1B | Aid and immigration policies (Room E201)

U.S. IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT AND MEXICAN LABOR MARKETS
Thomas Pearson, Boston University

INTEGRATION POLICIES AND THEIR EFFECTS ON LABOUR MARKET OUTCOMES AND IMMIGRANT INFLOWS
Ilse Ruyssen, University of Ghent (with C. Pitona)

DOES FOREIGN AID REDUCE MIGRATION
André Gröger, Universita Autonoma de Barcelona (with Andreas Fuchs, Tobias Heidland, Lukas Wellner)

 

01.00 pm | Lunch Break

(Alumni Lounge)

2.30 pm | Parallel Sessions 2

2A | Economic history (Room E110)

CITY OF MY DREAMS: MIGRATION, MARRIAGE, AND MOBILITY DURING THE SECOND INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
Mounir Karadja, Uppsala University (with Thor Berger, Erik Prawitz and Martin Önnerfors)

MIGRATION, SPECIALIZATION, AND TRADE: EVIDENCE FROM BRAZIL’S MARCH TO THE WEST
Heitor Pellegrina, NYU Abu Dhabi (with Sebastian Sotelo)

2B | Migration and rural development (Room E201)

EXPECTED BENEFITS AND COSTS OF MIGRATION FOR RURAL YOUTH: EXPERIMENTAL EVIDENCE FROM INDIA
Apurav Bhatiya, University of Birmingham (with Bhaskar Chakravorty, Clément Imbert and Roland Rathelot)

CAN INFORMATION AND ALTERNATIVES TO IRREGULAR MIGRATION REDUCE “BACKWAY” MIGRATION FROM THE GAMBIA?
David McKenzie, World Bank (with Tijan L. Bah, Catia Batista and Flore Gubert)

EXTERNAL VALIDITY AND IMPLEMENTATION AT SCALE: EVIDENCE FROM A MIGRATION LOAN PROGRAM IN BANGLADESH
Ashish Shenoy, UC Davis (with Harrison Mitchell, A. Mushfiq Mobarak, Karim Naguib, Maira Emy Reimão)

 

04.30 pm | Coffee Break

(Alumni Lounge)

05.00 pm | Parallel Sessions 3

3A | Migration, fertility and culture (Room E110)

BEHAVIORAL RESPONSES TO TEMPORARY MIGRATION: AN EXAMINATION OF ORIGIN-COUNTRY FERTILITY
Caroline Theoharides, Amherst College

THE FERTILITY IMPACT OF MASS RETURN MIGRATION
Velichka Dimitrova, University of Warwick

MIGRATION AND CULTURAL CHANGE
Hillel Rapoport, PSE (with Sulin Sardoschau and Arthur Silve)

3B |Environmental factors and migration (Room E201)

CLIMATE VARIABILITY, MIGRATION AND POPULATION IN KENYA
Mélanie Guittard, PSE

CONFINED TO STAY: NATURAL DISASTERS AND INDONESIA’S MIGRATION BAN
Andrea Cinque, University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (with Lennart Reiners)

THE REAL EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE POOREST COUNTRIES: EVIDENCE FROM THE PERMANENT SHRINKING OF LAKE CHAD
Roman Zarate, World Bank (with Remi Jedwab, Federico Haslop, Carlos Rodriguez-Castelán)

 

September 16, 2022

 

9.30 am | Keynote Lecture 2
Refugees, children’s health and malaria transmission in Africa

(Alumni Lounge | Zoom)
Speaker: Anna-Maria Mayda, Georgetown University
Chair: Çağlar Özden, World Bank

10.30 am | Coffee Break

(Alumni Lounge)

11.00 am | Parallel Sessions 4

4A | Refugees (Room E110)

LIFE OUT OF THE SHADOWS: IMPACTS OF AMNESTIES IN THE LIVES OF REFUGEES
Sandra Rozo, World Bank (with Ana María Ibáñez, Andrés Moya, María Adelaida Ortega and Maria José Urbina)

CHILD GROWTH AND REFUGEE STATUS: EVIDENCE FROM SYRIAN MIGRANTS IN TURKEY
Murat Demirci, Koç University (with Andrew Foster, Murat Güray Kırdar)

THE SHORT-TERM EFFECTS OF VISA RESTRICTIONS ON MIGRANTS’ LEGAL STATUS AND WELL-BEING: A DIFFERENCE-IN-DIFFERENCES APPROACH ON VENEZUELAN DISPLACEMENT
Omar Hammoud Gallego, LSE

4B | Migration and human capital (Room E201)

THE EFFECT OF URBAN MIGRATION ON EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT: EVIDENCE FROM AFRICA
Raoul van Maarseveen, Uppsala University

MIGRATION OPPORTUNITIES, COLLEGE ENROLLMENT AND COLLEGE MAJOR CHOICE
Sandra Spirovska, University of Wisconsin–Madison

TRADE, INTERNAL MIGRATION, AND HUMAN CAPITAL: WHO GAINS FROM INDIA’S IT BOOM?
Devaki Ghose, World Bank

 

01.00 pm | Lunch Break

(Alumni Lounge)

02.00 pm | Parallel Sessions 5

5A | Migration and conflict (Room E110)

RETURNING TO A LAND OF OPPORTUNITY? EFFECTS OF LAND RESTITUTION IN COLOMBIA
Naomi Crowther, Trinity College Dublin (with Margaryta Klymak)

AN INDIRECT COST OF CONFLICT: INSECURITY AS A BARRIER TO SEASONAL MIGRATION IN MALI
Marion Richard, PSE

5B | Migration barriers and welfare (Room E201)

THE DISTRIBUTIONAL EFFECT OF A MIGRATORY EXODUS IN A DEVELOPING COUNTRY: THE ROLE OF DOWNGRADING AND REGULARIZATION
Leonardo Peñaloza-Pacheco, Cornell University

INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION, REMITTANCES AND REMAINING HOUSEHOLDS: EVIDENCE FROM A TRADE EMBARGO
Jean-François Maystadt, UC Louvain (with Afnan Al-Malk, Maria Navarro Paniagua)

  

Travel to Carcavelos campus

Airplane

The easiest way to come to Lisbon is by airplane to the Lisbon airport. The easiest way to get from the airport to the Nova campus in Carcavelos is by Taxi or Uber. It is a 30Km journey that costs up to 35 EUR by taxi.

Car

If you arrive by car, you can use the paid campus parking or park for free in the campus’ surrounding areas.

Train

From Lisbon’s city center you can take a train to the Nova SBE Carcavelos campus. This train leaves from the station “Cais do Sodré” to either the “Oeiras” or the “Carcavelos” train station and takes approximately 20-25 minutes. From the Oeiras train station it is a 20 minute walk to the campus. It is a 25 minute walk or 5 minute ride with the MobiCascais shuttle from the train station in Carcavelos to Nova SBE campus.

Within Campus

Please see the campus map here for a description of the conference rooms and campus facilities.

 

Local Accommodation

Riviera Hotel 4****

The hotel is at a 20-minute walking distance from the conference site | Breakfast included.
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Lagoas Park 4****

The hotel is at a 10-minute drive away from the conference site | Breakfast included.
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