Carnegie Rochester NYU Conference on Public Policy

"Migration Policy: Implications for Growth, Inequality, and Welfare"


Migration and Sovereign Default Risk
Authors: George Alessandria (University of Rochester), Yan Bai (University of Rochester), and Minjie Deng (University of Rochester)
Discussant: Pablo Guerron (Boston College)

Should Germany Build a New Wall? Macroeconomic Lessons from the 2015-20(?) Refugee Wave
Authors: Christopher Busch (MOVE, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), Zainab Iftikhar (University of Frankfurt), Dirk Krueger (University of Pennsylvania) and Alexander Ludwig (University of Frankfurt)
Discussant: Tommaso Porzio (University of Columbia)

What is the Optimal Immigration Policy? Migration, Jobs and Welfare
Authors: Joao Guerreiro (Northwestern University), Sergio Rebelo (Northwestern University) and Pedro Teles (Universidade Católica Portuguesa)
Discussant: Ali Shourideh (Carnegie Mellon University) Carnegie-Rochester Conference

The Effect of Increased Work Visas on Unauthorized Immigration
Authors: Brian K. Kovak (Carnegie Mellon University) and Rebecca Lessem (Carnegie Mellon University)
Discussant: Kelly Bishop (Arizona State University)

The Effect of Migration Policy on Growth, Structural Change, and Regional Inequality in China
Authors: Tongtong Hao (University of Toronto), Ruiqi Sun (Tsinghua University), Trevor Tombe (University of Calgary) and Xiaodong Zhu (University of Toronto)
Discussant: Jessica Leight (American University)

Migration Policy and Observational Returns to Rural-Urban Migration in the Developing World
Authors: David Lagakos (University of California San Diego), Samuel Marshall (University of Warwick), Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak (Yale University), Corey Vernot (Yale University) and Michael E. Waugh (New York University)
Discussant: Todd Schoellman (Minneapolis Federal Reserve)