Cookies on this website

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you click 'Accept all cookies' we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies and you won't see this message again. If you click 'Reject all non-essential cookies' only necessary cookies providing core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility will be enabled. Click 'Find out more' for information on how to change your cookie settings.

Supporting funders logos for the event

V Workshop on Immigration, Health and Wellbeing, 2021
June 21-22nd 2021
4-7.30 pm GMT (12pm-3pm EST, 9am-12pm PT)
Online Workshop

Register in advance for this meeting:

Organisers: Osea Giuntella, Catia Nicodemo, Carlos Varga-Silva

Day 21st of June

4:00-4:05 Welcome

4.05pm – 4.25pm Chiara Allegri (Bocconi University)

Unmet needs of the undocumented immigrant population: Evidence from the universe of Italian Hospital Discharge Records. Chiara Allegri and Carlo Devillanova

4.25pm -4.45pm Keita Sekou (Institute for Employment Research)

Out of sight, out of mind? Terror in the home country, family reunification options, and the well-being of refugees. Sekou Keita & Paul Schewe

4.45pm-5.05pm Timothy Foreman (King's College London)

Environmental Shocks and the Decision to Migrate. Timothy Foreman
5.05pm -5.30pm Break Room

5.30pm – 5.50pm Cevat Aksoy (Kings College London)

First Time Around: Local Conditions and Multi-dimensional Integration of Refugees. Cevat Giray Aksoy, Panu Poutvaara, Felicitas Schikorad

5.50pm – 6.10pm Hoa Vu (University of Kansas)

I Wish I Were Born in Another Time: Unintended Consequences of Immigration Enforcement on Birth Outcomes. Hoa Vu

6.10pm – 6.30pm Debdeep Chattopadhyay (University of Padova)


The Medical Brain Drain: Assessing the Location Preferences of Medicine Students with a Discrete Choice Experiment. Marco Bertoni, Debdeep Chattopadhyay, Yuanyuan Gu

6.30pm -7.00pm Break Room

7.00pm – 7. 30pm Keynote: Prof. Timothy Halliday, University of Hawaii at Manoa

“Some Recent (and Older) Developments in the Economics of Migration and Health”

Day 22nd of June

4:00-4:05 Welcome

4.05pm -4.25pm Daniel Auer (MZES Mannheim & WZB Berlin)

Communication Barriers and Infant Health: Causal Evidence from the Swiss Language Roulette. Daniel Auer, Johannes Kunz

4.25pm -4:45pm Pun Winichakul (University of Pittsburgh)

Enter Stage Left: Immigration And The Creative Arts In America, K Pun Winichakul, Ning Zhang

4.45pm -5.05pm Daniel Graber (DIW Graduate Center and the University of Potsdam)

Asylum Seekers and Host Country Mental Health: Evidence from Germany and Switzerland. Prashant Bharadwaj, Daniel Graeber, Stephanie Khoury, Christian Schmid

5.05pm -5.30pm Break Room

5.30pm -5.50pm Lodigiani (University of Padua)

For Children's Sake: Intergenerational Altruism and Parental Migration Intentions. Annalisa Frigo, Elisabetta Lodigiani, and Sara Salomone

5.50pm – 6.10pm Teresa Freitas Monteiro (Institute for Employment Research)

Barriers to humanitarian migration, victimisation and integration outcomes: Evidence from Germany. Teresa Freitas-Monteiro, Lars Ludolph

6.10pm -6.30pm Pascal Achard (Tilburg University)

Ethnic Enclaves and Cultural Assimilation, Pascal Achard

6.30pm -7.00pm Break Room

7.00 -7.30pm Keynote: Prof. Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes, University of California, Merced:

Immigration enforcement and birth weight”