Monthly Archive for February, 2009

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ICPSR: Longitudinal Analysis of Historical Demographic Data

This is a workshop offered as part of ICPSR’s summer workshop program. It gives students an opportunity to learn advanced methods in demographic analysis:
This session is held July 20-Aug 13, 2009
Application deadline is May 4, 2009.
Course flyer
Examples of previous sessions of this historical demography workshops:
Link to summer program site.

New Discussion Papers from the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)

Regional Measures of Human Capital in the European Union
Christian Dreger, Georg Erber, Daniela Glocker
Abstract; PDF

How Much Does Immigration Boost Innovation?
Jennifer Hunt, Marjolaine Gauthier-Loiselle
Abstract; PDF

The Microeconomic Determinants of Emigration and Return Migration of the Best and Brightest: Evidence from the Pacific
John Gibson, David McKenzie
Abstract; PDF

Child Welfare and Old-Age Security in Female Headed Households in Tanzania
Holger Seebens
Abstract; PDF

Undocumented Worker Employment and Firm Survival
J. David Brown, Julie L. Hotchkiss, Myriam Quispe-Agnoli
Abstract; PDF

Public Policies and Women’s Employment after Childbearing
Wen-Jui Han, Christopher J. Ruhm, Jane Waldfogel, Elizabeth Washbrook
Abstract; PDF

Work, Jobs and Well-Being across the Millennium
Andrew E. Clark
Abstract; PDF

Cheaper Child Care, More Children
Eva Mörk, Anna Sjögren, Helena Svaleryd
Abstract; PDF

Low-Skilled Immigration and the Expansion of Private Schools
Davide Dottori, I-Ling Shen
Abstract; PDF

On Mandatory Activation of Welfare Recipients
Matz Dahlberg, Kajsa Johansson, Eva Mörk
Abstract; PDF