A new White House executive order suspending temporary work visas for high-skilled immigrants does "a big disservice to the American people." Brookings Senior Fellow Dany Bahar explain how these restrictions hurt the U.S. economy and immigrants'...
On Friday, November 2, the Global Economy and Development program at Brookings hosted a discussion about the economic impact of migrants and refugees on host...
Dany BaharWatch this to see THE global leading experts on economics of migration @william_r_kerr, @m_clem & A.M. Mayda.
The first few mins Bill presents his book "The Gift of Global Talent" summarizing the *facts* on the how H1B visas fuel the US economy.
Dany BaharTake your mind out of the crazy times we're living in for *3* mins to read my super duper talented wife @arigorstein's latest blog post on food insecurity, incl. a sustainable, quick, and delicious recipe!
If you are going to be treated for COVID-19, there is a good chance your treating physician or nurse will be an immigrant.
Dany BaharDon't forget to thank #immigrants fighting on the frontlines against #COVID19:
👩⚕️Physicians & nurses
👩💼Executives of healthcare firms
👨🔬scientists looking for a vaccine
👷♂️*fundamental* workers outside helping all of us (term borrowed from @m_clem)
There is considerable historical and contemporary evidence of the linkages between skilled migration and innovation, suggesting that one of the most important engines of economic growth stands to be
Dany BaharThe more we research this topic the more I’m convinced that migrants are key to economic performance in some many ways. Here’s a summary at @voxeu of our latest paper on migrant inventors & new technologies, joint w @prithwic & Rapoport
The paper reviews recent literature on the economics of migration and diasporas, focusing on economic gains and opportunities that these diasporas could represent for home countries. In addition, the paper discusses policies aimed at leveraging this...
A key influence on the location decisions of multinationals is thought to be the ‘knowledge–distance trade-off’ – how far apart headquarters are from foreign subsidiaries, and the impact this has on
Dany BaharThis morning in @voxeu about my paper “The hardships of long distance relationships”
Sounds like a telenovela title? 🙃
Not quite. It’s a research paper on how time zone plays an important role on location decisions of multinational corporations
Dany BaharRemember how you struggle finding a time to Skype with your coauthor/coworker who lives far far away?
Turns out, multinationals face those problems too. My latest paper "The hardships of long distance relationships" documents it.
A @voxeu summary here
Many of the recent political shifts in the West—the election of Donald Trump, the rise of populism in Europe and Brexit—can be partially attributed to the fe...
Dany BaharWhat a FABULOUS short documentary (10 mins) on "How migration could make the world richer" by @TheEconomist, feat. @cgdev's @m_clem & @ucdavis's Giovanni Peri.
Do some productive procrastination and watch it right now
The economic debate on immigration has focused on migration’s short-term labour market and fiscal effects. Less attention has been given to the long-run economic opportunities linked to migration.
Dany BaharToday in @voxeu, a summary of our paper on the role of refugees transferring knowledge that is reflected in real economic outcomes as they rebuild their countries. Looking at the case of Yugoslavian refugees in Germany in 1990s👇🏼
Leah Boustan is a Professor of Economics at Princeton University, where she is also a faculty associate of the Industrial Relations Section. Her research lies at the intersection between economic h…
Dany Bahar@BrookingsGlobal .@PrincetonEcon's @leah_boustan, a leading labor economist & economic historian.
Her groundbreaking research on economics of migration is a crucial input to understand & deal with one of today's largest aspects globalization. Welcome to Brookings, Leah!
I am a young, gay, left-wing Jew. Yet I am called an “apartheid-enabler,” a “baby killer” and a “colonial apologist.”
Dany BaharBeing Zionist and progressive is not a contradiction, despite the fact that some so-called progressives demonize *everyone* who supports the existence of Israel, incl. those who oppose the occupation (🙋🏻♂️).
Bravo @BlakeFlayton 👏🏼. What a wonderful piece.