2007 Economic Demography Workshop Program

at the Population Association of America Annual Meetings

16th Floor Skylobby
New York Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway, New York, NY, CA 10036

Wednesday, March 28, 2007, 1:00-6:00 P.M.

SESSION II: 1:00-3:00 — Immigration

Chair: Seth Sanders (University of Maryland)

  1. Comparative Advantages and Gains from Immigration
    Giovanni Peri (University of California, Davis)
  2. The Effect of Low-skilled Immigration on U.S. Prices: Evidence from CPI Data
    Patricia Cortes (University of Chicago)
  3. Border Enforcement and Mexican Illegal Migration Manuela Angelucci (University of Arizona)

Discussants: Ethan Lewis (Dartmouth), Seth Sanders (University of Maryland)

SESSION I: 3:15-5:15 P.M. — Economic Demography of the Family

Chair: Jacob Klerman (RAND)

  1. Long-Term Care of the Disabled Elderly: Do Children Increase Caregiving by Spouses?
    Robert Pollak (Washington University), Lilliana Pezzin (Medical College of Wisconsin), and Barbara Schone (AHRQ and Georgetown University)
  2. School Enrollment Impacts of Non-traditional Household Structure
    Richard Akresh (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
  3. Schooling as a lottery: Racial differences in school advancement in South Africa
    David Lam (University of Michigan), Cally Ardington (University of Cape Town), and Murray Leibbrandt (University of Cape Town)

Discussants: Liz Peters (Cornell University)