Start Date

29-4-2011 11:15 AM

End Date

29-4-2011 12:30 PM

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Bio:

Pia Orrenius is Research Officer and Senior Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and Adjunct Professor at the Hankamer School of Business, Baylor University. Her research focuses on the labor market impacts of immigration, unauthorized immigration, and U.S. immigration policy, and her work has been published in the American Economic Review, Journal of Development Economics, Labour Economics, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, among others. She is coauthor of the book Beside the Golden Door: U.S. Immigration Reform in a New Era of Globalization (2010, AEI Press). Dr. Orrenius is a Research Fellow at The Tower Center for Political Studies at Southern Methodist University and at the Institute for the Study of Labor in Bonn. She was senior economist on the Council of Economic Advisers in the Executive Office of the President, Washington D.C. in 2004-2005. She received her Ph.D. in economics from the University of California at Los Angeles and B.A. degrees in economics and Spanish from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

 
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From Brawn to Brains: How Immigration Works for America

Bio:

Pia Orrenius is Research Officer and Senior Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and Adjunct Professor at the Hankamer School of Business, Baylor University. Her research focuses on the labor market impacts of immigration, unauthorized immigration, and U.S. immigration policy, and her work has been published in the American Economic Review, Journal of Development Economics, Labour Economics, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, among others. She is coauthor of the book Beside the Golden Door: U.S. Immigration Reform in a New Era of Globalization (2010, AEI Press). Dr. Orrenius is a Research Fellow at The Tower Center for Political Studies at Southern Methodist University and at the Institute for the Study of Labor in Bonn. She was senior economist on the Council of Economic Advisers in the Executive Office of the President, Washington D.C. in 2004-2005. She received her Ph.D. in economics from the University of California at Los Angeles and B.A. degrees in economics and Spanish from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.