Panel Topic

Economic Aspects of North American Immigration: How Immigration Both Affects and Is Affected by Economic Considerations

Start Date

29-4-2011 9:00 AM

End Date

29-4-2011 11:00 AM

Description

Bio:

Chris Robinson studied economics at the London School of Economics and the University of Chicago, and has been a faculty member at the University of Western Ontario since 1977. His research has focused on human capital and wage issues including human capital specificity, labour supply, migration, and unions and he has published a wide range of articles on these topics in scholarly journals. From 1993 to 2003 he served as associate editor of the Journal of
Labor Economics
. From 2001 to 2010 he held the CIBC Chair in Human Capital and
Productivity at the University of Western Ontario and was responsible for the overall direction of the CIBC Project in Human Capital and Productivity and CIBC Centre for Human Capital and Productivity. In 2010 he was awarded the H. Gregg Lewis Prize for the best paper published in the Journal of Labor Economics for 2008 and 2009.

 
Apr 29th, 9:00 AM Apr 29th, 11:00 AM

Recruitment and Retention of Immigrants in a Global Labour Market: Implications for Policy

Economic Aspects of North American Immigration: How Immigration Both Affects and Is Affected by Economic Considerations

Bio:

Chris Robinson studied economics at the London School of Economics and the University of Chicago, and has been a faculty member at the University of Western Ontario since 1977. His research has focused on human capital and wage issues including human capital specificity, labour supply, migration, and unions and he has published a wide range of articles on these topics in scholarly journals. From 1993 to 2003 he served as associate editor of the Journal of
Labor Economics
. From 2001 to 2010 he held the CIBC Chair in Human Capital and
Productivity at the University of Western Ontario and was responsible for the overall direction of the CIBC Project in Human Capital and Productivity and CIBC Centre for Human Capital and Productivity. In 2010 he was awarded the H. Gregg Lewis Prize for the best paper published in the Journal of Labor Economics for 2008 and 2009.