Professor of Economics, University of California, Davis
About the Fathauer Lecture in Political Economy
About the Lecture
Established in 1982 and endowed in 1996 by Isabel and Walter Fathauer, the Lecture brings internationally known scholars to the University of Arizona's Eller College of Management. More than 200 business and community leaders, students, and other community members attend the free public event each year.
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Immigration Economics and Immigration Policies
Professor of Economics
University of California, Davis
On Thursday, March 10, 2016 the Eller College held our annual Fathauer Lecture in Political Economy by Giovanni Peri, Professor of Economics at the University of California, Davis.
About Giovanni Peri
Giovanni Peri is Professor and Chair of the Department 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. He is the Director of the UC Davis Temporary Migration Cluster, an interdisciplinary group doing research on international migrations. His research 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, Review of Economic Studies, The Review of Economics and Statistics, Economic Journal, Journal of European Economic Association, Journal of International Economics, and Journal of Labor Economics.
His research has been featured in popular blogs and in media outlets including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and The Economist. He has received several grants for the study of international migrations from foundations and international organizations, including the National Science Foundation, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, World Bank, and Volkswagen Foundation.