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Watch this presentation from the Determinants of International Migration – DEMIG Conference, 23–25 September 2014.

Giovanni Peri presents his paper ‘Economic perspectives on immigration policies and their impact on flow and selection of migrants' as the Day 1 Keynote for the Determinants of International Migration – DEMIG Conference, held at the University of Oxford from 23–25 September 2014.

About the speaker

Giovanni Peri is the Director of the Temporary Migration Cluster. He is Professor of Economics at the University of California, Davis and Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is Editor of ‘Regional Science and Urban Economics’ and in the editorial Board of several Academic Journals in Economics. His Research, in the last ten years has focused on the impact of international migrations on labor markets and productivity of the receiving countries and on the determinants of international migrations. He has published in several academic journals including the American Economic Review, the Review of Economic Studies, The Review of Economics and Statistics, the Economic Journal and the Journal of European Economic Association. His research has been featured in recent years in popular blogs and in media outlets including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post and the Economist Magazine. He has received several grants in the past for the study of the impact of migrations from foundations and international organizations, including the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the World Bank, the Volkswagen Foundation and the Microsoft Corporation.