CEPII, Recherche et Expertise sur l'economie mondiale
Monday December 12, 2022 - Tuesday December 13, 2022
OECD Conference Centre, Paris
Immigration in OECD Countries - 12th Annual International Conference

The CEPII, LISER and the OECD as well as their partners from the International Migration Economics Chair at Paris School of Economics, the Fondazione Rodolfo De Benedetti, University of Lille (LEM) and University of Luxembourg are jointly organizing the 12th Annual Conference on "Immigration in OECD Countries" on December 12-13, 2022. The conference will examine the economic aspects of international migration in OECD countries by mapping the migratory flows and analyzing their socio-economic determinants and consequences. Topics of interest include, among others, the determinants of immigration to the OECD, migrants' self-selection, the political economy of immigration, its labor market and public finance effects, as well as migrants and refugees social, political and economic integration. 
MICHEL BEINE (University of Luxembourg)
KATIA ZHURAVSKAYA (Paris School of Economics)
for the 3rd Alberto Alesina Lecture on the Political Economy of Immigration
Programme Day 1
8.45 - 9.15 Welcoming coffee

9.15 - 9.30


Antoine Bouët (CEPII Director)
Stefano Scarpetta (Director for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs at the OECD)

9.30 - 10.30


Michel Beine (University of Luxembourg)
"International college students' impact on the US skilled labour supply"
Moderator: Antoine Bouët
10.30 - 11.00 Coffee break

11.00- 12.30

Chair: Jean-Christophe Dumont


1-  Simone Moriconi, Giovanni Peri, Riccardo Turati
“Are Immigrants more Left leaning than Natives?”
  2- Amrita Kulka, Till Nikolka, Panu Poutvaara, Silke Übelmesser
“International applicability of education and migration aspirations”
  3- Daniel Mirza, Matthieu Picault, Mamadou Sacko, Ahmed Tritah
“Terrorism and Reporting on Immigration in the Media: Evidence from France”
14:00 - 15:30 - Parallel sessions 1
1A - Migration policies and mobility   1B - Network and Integration
Room CC24   Room CC16
Chair: Michel Beine   Chair: Hubert Jayet
1- Lucas Guichard, Joël Machado   1- Alexander Yarkin
“The Externalities of Immigration Policies on Migration Flows: the Case of an Asylum Policy”   “Learning from the Origins: Immigrants’ Networks, Political Attitudes, and the European Refugee Crisis”
Discussant: Jérôme Gonnot   Discussant: Philipp Jaschke
2- Jérome Gonnot, Mauro Lanati   2- Philipp Jaschke, Sulin Sardoschau, Marco Tabellini
Visa Policy and International Student Migration: Evidence from the Student Partners Program”   “Scared Straight? Threat and Assimilation of Refugees in Germany”
Discussant: Li Zhu   Discussant: Sébastien Willis
3- Li Zhu   3- Sébastien Willis
“Comparative Immigration Policies and the Effect of International Students in U.S. Higher education's”   Workplace segregation and the labour market performance of immigrants” 
Discussant: Joël Machado   Discussant: Alexander Yarkin
15:30-16:00 – Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30 - Parallel sessions 2
2A - Trade and Offshoring   2B - Political Consequences of Immigration
Room CC24   Room CC16
Chair: Thomas Liebig   Chair: Anthony Edo
1-  Anthonin Levelu, Anna-Maria Mayda, Gianluca Orefice   1- Axel Dreher, Sarah Langlotz, Johannes Matzat, Christopher Parsons
“Deep Trade Agreements and International Migration: The Role of Visa Provisions”   “Immigration, Political Ideologies, and the Polarization of Americans Politics”
Discussant: Murat Kirdar   Discussant: Edoardo Cefalà
2- Yusuf Emre Akgündüz, Abdurrahman B. Aydemir, Seyit Mumin Cilasun, Murat Kirdar   2- Edoardo Cefalà
“Propagation of Immigration Shocks through Firm to Firm Trade Networks”   “The Political Consequences of Mass Repatriation”
Discussant: Zhiling Wang   Discussant: Cevat Giray Aksoy
3- Devaki Ghose, Zhiling Wang   3- Cevat Giray Aksoy, Barry Eichengreen, Anastasia Litina, Cem Özgüzel, Chan Yu
“Offshoring Response to High-Skilled Immigration: A Firm-Level Analysis”   “Trusting Immigrants”
Discussant: Gianluca Orefice   Discussant: Johannes Matzat
Programme Day 2

9.30 - 10.30


Alberto Alesina Lecture on the Political Economy of Immigration


Katia Zhuravskaya (Paris School of Economics)
"Diffusion of gender norms: evidence from stalin's ethnic deportations"
Moderator: Hillel Rapoport
10.30 - 11.00 Coffee break

11.00- 12.30


Chair: Frédéric Docquier


1- Valentina Di Iasio, Jackline Wahba
“The Determinants of Refugees’ Destinations: Where do refugees locate within the EU?”
  2- Francesco Fasani, Tommaso Frattini, Maxime Pirot
“From Refugees to Citizens: Returns to Naturalization and Labour Market Outcomes”
  3- Guy Grossman, Stephanie Zonszein
“Voted In, Standing Out: Public Response to Immigrants’ Political Accession”
14:00 - 15:30 - Parallel sessions 3
3A - Innovative methods in migration economics   3B - Economic impact of immigration in host countries
Room CC24   Room CC16
Chair: Jérôme Valette   Chair: Jérôme Gonnot
1- Patrick Dylong, Silke Uebelmesser   1- Francesco Furlanetto, Ørjan Robstad, Samad Sarferaz
“Biased Beliefs about Immigration and Economic Concerns: Evidence from Representative Experiments”   "Immigration and Inequality: New Macroeconomic Evidence”
Discussant: Konstantin Boss   Discussant: Riccardo Turati
2- Kai Gehring, Joop Adema, Panu Poutvaara   2- Adam Levai, Riccardo Turati
“Immigrant narratives”   The Impact of Immigration on Workers’ Protection”
Discussant: Patrick Dylong   Discussant: Yvonne Giesing
3- Konstantin Boss, Andre Groeger, Tobias Heidland, Finja Krueger, Conghan Zheng   3- Yvonne Giesing, Britta Rude
“Predicting Bilateral Refugee Flows, using Google Trends Data”   “The Impact of Technological Change on Immigration and Immigrants”
Discussant: Joop Adema   Discussant: Ørjan Robstad
3C - Theory of international labour migration
Chair: Lionel Ragot
1-  Nikita Gaponiuk
“International migration unions: theory”
Discussant: Myrto Oikonomou 
2- Myrto Oikonomou
“Migration, Search and Skill Heterogeneity”
Discussant: Michal Burzynski
3- Michal Burzynski, Giovanni Peri
“Immigration Induces Sort of Natives Sorting”
Discussant: Nikita Gaponiuk
Contact: conferencesatcepii.fr