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Perspectives on the Economics of Migration

Half-day online conference on Perspectives on the Economics of Migration organised by

the Economic Development and Institutions Group, Brunel University London.


Everyone welcome, but please contact for joining instructions.



12:45-13:00 – Introduction (Sugata Ghosh)

13:00-14:00 – Andreas Nicklisch (University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons FHGR) - "Socio-Economic Values of Syrian Refugees"

14:00-15:00 – Cevat Aksoy (King’s College London) - "First Time Around: Local Conditions and Multi-dimensional Integration of Refugees"

15:00-15:15 – Short break

15:15-16:15 – Alessio Romarri (University of Milan) - "Does the Internet Change Attitudes towards Immigrants? Evidence from Spain"

16:15-17:15 – Jan Fidrmuc (University of Lille and Brunel University London) - “Comfort and Conformity: A Culture-based Theory of Migration”

17:15-17:30 – Short break

17:30-18:30 – Nils-Petter Lagerlof (York University, Canada) - "Eurasian Migration: A Simulation" (Chair: Oleg Badunenko)