Archive of Events

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."

January 24-25, 2013- Comparison and Comparability Workshop. This workshop was designed to maximize discussion around three broad questions: (1) How is wellbeing of migrant children associated with variations in contexts of reception, specifically institutional arrangements and the generosity of the welfare state? (2) What cross-national measurement issues limit understanding of nativity gaps in child wellbeing and how can comparative measurements of scholastic, psychosocial and health outcomes be improved? (3)Which ongoing surveys could multiply opportunities for comparative international research about social integration of children with migration backgrounds by adding three or four key indicators, such as birthplace of parents and children, age at migration and language skills?

June 21-23, 2012-4th Conference of Migrant and Ethnic Minority Health in Europe: Eurpean Public Health Association, Milan, Italy. Follow the link above to see a list of papers presented.

June 2012- European Population Conference, Stockholm: Alicia Adsera presented "The Role of Language in Shaping INternational Migraiton." (Joint with Mariola Pytikova, Aarhus University, Denmark)

May 21-23, 2012- Ruppin 2nd Internation Conference on Immigration and Social Integration: New Frontiers in Research and Policy-Making, Tel Aviv, Israel. Marta Tienda presented "Insights froma Child-Centric Perspective of Migration."

May 18-19, 2012- Recent Developments in Immigration and Immigration Reform- hosted by the Center for Migration and Development, Friend Center Convocation Room.

May 5, 2012 - Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America: Choi, K., A. Hsin, and S. McLanahan. "Tiger Children? Trajectories of Cognitive Development of Asian Children in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia."

May 5, 2012 - Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America: Adsera, A. "The Role of Language in Shaping International Migration." (Joint with Mariola Pytlikova, Aarhus University, Denmark)

June 27-29, 2011 - Institut d'Analisi Economica INSIDE Conference.

May 12-15, 2011 - 8th IZA Annual Migration Meeting and 3rd Migration Topic Week in Washington, DC, United States.

April 6-9, 2011 - Alicia Adsera presented her paper “The role of language in shaping international migration: Evidence from OECD countries 1985-2006” at the NORFACE Migration Conference in London.

March 31-April 2, 2011- Several members of Global Network presented their work at the 2011 Population Association of America Conference. A list of these papers can be found here.

February 2011 - Kathleen Kiernan of the UK hub visited CRCW.

February 11, 2011 - Alicia Adsera presented a seminar entitled “Migrants, Natives, and Fertility in Developed Countries” at the Institute of Economics, Geography, and Demography in Madrid.

December 9-10, 2010- Alicia Adsera presented work on changes in fertility across religion and immigration groups using WVS in the conference “Optimal Fertility in Ageing Societies.”

December 6-10, 2010- Melissa Martinson of the US hub traveled to the United Kingdom to attend a workshop on the Millennium Cohort Study.  During this trip, she also met with various members of our UK hub and visited Bristol University.

December 2-10, 2010- Alicia Adsera of the US hub traveled to Vienna to visit the Vienna Institute of Demography.

December 2-3, 2010- Alicia Adsera presented her joint work with Ana Ferrer (University of Calgary) on Canadian immigrant fertility, language, and age at migration at the meeting “From intentions to behaviour: reproductive decision-making at the macro-micro level.”

November 19, 2010- Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, Economics of Migration Seminar, Australia: Marta Tienda and Kate Choi, "Adult Consequences of  Age at Migration: Marital Exogamy and Status Exchange"

November 12, 2010- Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, Australia: Marta Tienda and Kate Choi, "Migration and Youth Development: Insights from a Child Centric Approach”

November 12, 2010- Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research: Marta Tienda, Roundtable discussion on her early career

November 4, 2010- Motu Economic and Public Policy Research, Wellington, New Zealand: Marta Tienda and Kate Choi, “Migration and Youth Development: Insights from a Child Centric Approach”

October 26, 2010- Centre for Research on Social Dynamics, University of Bocconi, Italy: Marta Tienda, “Migration and Youth Development: Insights from a Child Centric Approach”

October 25, 2010 - Department of Social Studies, Turin University, Italy: Marta Tienda, " Immigrants’ incorporation in US schools: Which lessons for Europe?"

October 23, 2010 - Juan March Conference on Sources of Inequality, Spain, Marta Tienda, "Adult Consequences of Age at Migration: Marital Exogamy and Status Exchange"


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