Growing up in the UK- Government Welfare Cuts are HItting Children, Says BMA
An article in BMJ highlights a report from the BMA- Recent cuts to welfare benefits and social care will hit the most vulnerable children and widen social inequalities in the United Kingdom, warns a major new report from the BMA.
Marta Tienda and Andrew Clarke (Australian hub) are planning a migration seminar in Melbourne in July. More information to come.
The Center for Research on Child Wellbeing (CRCW) was featured on Princeton University's Research Spotlight. At the "spotlight," you can read about the three main projects at CRCW, including The Global Network on Child Migration.
The Global Network on Child Migration has completed work on a special issue for The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. The papers were presented at a meeting of the Network in Barcelona, Spain.
Visits Between Hubs:
April 2013- Amparo Gonzalez-Ferrer from the Spain hub visited the United States Hub.
March- April 2013- Kathleen Kiernan from the United Kingdom hub visited CRCW, the United States hub.
September 2012 - January 2013- Mathias Sinning from the Australian hub visited CRCW, the United States hub.
August 2012 - February 2013 - Andrew Clarke from the Australian hub visited CRCW, the United States hub.
April 29, 2013- Marta Tienda presented the Wallace Foundation Distinguished Lecture at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting. The talk was entitled "Diversity
≠ Inclusion: Translating Access into Equity in Higher Education."
April 11-13, 2013- Population Association of America 2013 Annual Meeting (New Orleans, LA): Rachel Goldberg, Alicia Adsera, and Marta Tienda presented a paper entitled "Gender, Nativity, and Family Variations in the Timing of Sexual Initiation."
April 11-13, 2013-Population Association of America 2013 Annual Meeting: Melissa Martinson, Marta Tienda, and Julien Teitler presented "Low Birthweight among Immigrants in Australia and the United Kingdom."
April 10-13, 2013- Alicia Adsera participated in "Migration: Global Development, New Frontiers" an interdisciplinary conference on migration jointly organized by NORFACE Research Programme on Migration and the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM) at the University College London. She presented her paper "Gender, Nativity, and Family Variations in the Timing of Sexual Initiation" (joint with Rachel Goldberg and Marta Tienda).
April 10-13, 2013-Migration: Global Development, New Frontiers" interdisciplinary conference on migration: Ana Ferrer (from the Candian hub) and Alicia Adsera presented their joint paper "Labour Market Decisions of Immigrant Households: An Examination of the Family Investment Hypothesis in Canada."
March 16-18, 2013- Marta Tienda presented a paper at The Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP) annual conference entitled "Bumpy Road: Institutional and Ethnic Variations in Postgraduate Enrollment."