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Venue: Kadir Has University, Cibali Campus, Istanbul

Organisers: Cevat G. Aksoy, Gözde Çörekçioğlu, Cem Özgüzel, Seyhun Orcan Sakallı, Pierre-Louis Vézina

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Day 1 (30 March)

08:30-09:00 | Coffee and Registration
09:00-09:15 | Welcome by organisers
09:15-11:00 | Session 1: Labour Markets | chaired by Cevat Giray Aksoy (EBRD & King’s College London)

Labour Market Effects of Immigration – Identification and Interpretation

Jan Stuhler (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)

Discussant: Abdurrahman Aydemir (Sabancı University)

From Refugees to Citizens: Returns to Naturalization and Labour Market Outcomes

Francesco Fasani (University of Milan)

Discussant: Semih Tümen (TED University)

Offshoring Response to High-Skilled Immigration: A Firm-Level Analysis

Devaki Ghose (World Bank)

Discussant: John Morrow (King’s College London)

11:00-11:30 | Coffee Break

11:30-12:40 | Session 2: Migration Behaviour | chaired by Pierre-Louis Vézina (King’s College London)

Does Foreign Aid Reduce Migration? Micro-Evidence from World Bank Projects

Tobias Heidland (Kiel Institute for the World Economy)

Discussant: Michelle Brock (EBRD)

Weather, Wealth, and Violence: What Drives Migration in Africa?

Simon Görlach (Bocconi University)

Discussant: Pierre-Louis Vézina (King’s College London)

12:40-13:40 | Lunch break

13:40-14:50 | Session 3: Policies | chaired by Gözde Çörekçioğlu (Kadir Has University)

Border Apprehensions and Federal Sentencing of Hispanic Citizens in the United States

Jérôme Valette (CEPII)

Discussant: Riccardo Franceschin (Sabancı University)

Political Backlash to Refugee Settlement: Cultural and Economic Drivers

Mariapia Mendola (University of Milano-Bicocca)

Discussant: Ian Levely (King’s College London)

14:50-15:20 | Coffee Break

15:20-16:40 | Policy Panel | Refugees’ Integration: Practical Steps to Rise to the Challenge

Tamer Kılıç (International Centre for Migration Policy Development)

Theresa Niederle (EBRD)

Cem Özgüzel (OECD)

16:40-18:00 | Drinks Reception

19:00 | Dinner (by invitation only)

Day 2 (31 March)

09:00-09:15 | Coffee and Registration

09:15-11:00 | Session 4: Voting and Attitudes | chaired by Cem Özgüzel (OECD)

What Neighborhood Effects Miss: The Total Electoral Effects of the 2015 Refugee Crisis

Andreas Steinmayr (University of Innsbruck)

Discussant: Joop Adema (ifo Institute and University of Munich)

Pension Systems, Demographic Trends, and Attitudes Towards Immigrants

Margherita Negri (University of St. Andrews)

Discussant: Seyhun Orcan Sakallı (King’s College London)

Parasocial Exposure to Successful Immigrants and Attitudes Toward Immigration

Aslı Unan (Humboldt University)

Discussant: Selcen Çakır (Boğaziçi University)

11:00-11:30 | Coffee Break

11:30-12:30 | Keynote Lecture |Exit and Voice: Germany, 1848-1933 by Hillel Rapoport (Paris School of Economics)

Introduction by Cevat Giray Aksoy (EBRD & King’s College London)

12:30-13:30 | Lunch break

13:30-14:40 | Session 5 | Ukrainian Forced Migration | chaired by Seyhun Orcan Sakallı (King’s College London)

Ongoing Conflict and Refugees’ Resilience to Return

Yvonne Giesing (ifo Institute)

Discussant: Yonatan Berman (King’s College London)

Migration Response to an Immigration Shock: Evidence from Russia’s Aggression against Ukraine

David Zuchowski (RWI Leibniz Institute)

Discussant: Güneş Aşık (TOBB Economics and Technology University) 

Full programme...

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At this event

Cevat Giray Aksoy

Lecturer in Economics

John  Morrow

Reader in Economics

Ian Levely

Lecturer in Economics

Pierre-Louis  Vezina

Reader in Economics

Yonatan Berman

Lecturer in Economics

Seyhun Sakalli

Lecturer in Economics