SEMINAR SERIES: Migrants and the Economy: Realities and Representations, Thursdays 11 October to 29 November, 2018

October 11, 2018

Location: Oxford University, 64 Banbury Road, Oxford

Date: Thursdays 11 October to 29 November, 2018 15:30 – 17:00

This seminar series is organised as part of the REMINDER project. For more information about the seminars or to make an appointment with a speaker please contact Esther Arenas-Arroyo ( or Carlos Vargas-Silva (

11 October

Immigrant franchise and immigration policy: Evidence from the Progressive Era

Costanza Biavaschi, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

18 October

Numbers, narratives, neither, both? How different kinds of message evidence impact public perceptions about immigration in Great Britain

William L. Allen, University of Oxford

25 October

Is it ethnicity or religion? Evidence from a cross-national field experiment on labour market discrimination

Mariña Fernández-Reino, University of Oxford

01 November

Immigration and well-being: A neighbourhood-level analysis

Corrado Giulietti, University of Southampton

8 November – SPECIAL EVENT

National institutions and the politics of free movement in the European Union

Martin Ruhs, European University Institute
Venue: COMPAS, 58 Banbury Road, 11:00 – 12:00

Speed-Geeking Migration Challenge

12 different speakers on migration. Come and see globally recognized migration scholars present in a fun and accessible format. A drinks reception will follow the event.
Venue: Kellogg College Hub, 14:00 – 15:30

15 November

From exodus to exitus: Selective emigration after Germany’s failed 1848 revolutions and the rise of the Nazi party

Toman Barsbai, University of St. Andrews

22 November

Does it really matter how different we are? Ancestry distances and income in the United States

Valeria Rueda, University of Oxford

29 November

Welfare and immigration: Evidence from Germany

Esther Arenas-Arroyo, University of Oxford

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