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First Workshop on Immigration, Health and Well-Being

19 May 2016, Convened by Osea Giuntella, Catia Nicodemo, Carlos Vargas-Silva

Nuffield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

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This workshop is part of the Immigration and NHS project funded by the John Fell Fund. The purpose is to explore topics related to health economics and immigration.

There is limited space available for those interested in attending the workshop. Please contact Carlos Vargas-Silva: if you would like to attend.

The call for papers is now closed.


8:30am - 9am Welcome coffee

9am - 9:45am Jonathan Wadsworth (Royal Holloway): One born every minute. Immigration and child birth in the UK with Augustin De Coulon

9:45am - 10.30am George Stoye (IFS): Immigration and the use of public maternity service in England

10.30am - 11am Coffee break

11am - 11.45am Delia Furtado (UConn): Do Immigrants Improve Quality of Care in Nursing Homes?

11:45am - 12:45pm Keynote 1: Martin Gaynor (CMU)

12:45pm - 1:45pm Lunch break

1:45pm - 2:30pm Caterina Alacevich (Università Cattolica di Milano): Child Nutritional Status and Intergenerational Transmission of Health: Evidence from Indian Migrants in England with Alessandro Tarozzi

2:30pm - 3:15pm Carlo Devillanova (Bocconi): Employment of Undocumented Immigrants and the Prospect of Legal Status: Evidence from an Amnesty Program with Francesco Fasani and Tommaso Frattini

3:15pm - 3:30pm Coffee break

3:30pm - 4.15pm Libertad Gonzalez (UPF): Sex selection at birth among Indian immigrants

4:15pm - 5:15pm Keynote 2: Christian Dustmann (UCL)

5:15pm - 6:00pm Debate and Conclusion: Martha Gill (The Economist), Brian Bell (University of Oxford) and Martin Ruhs (University of Oxford)

6:15pm Drinks reception

7:15pm Dinner at Nuffield College