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.
The return of Yugoslavian refugees from Germany in the 1990s explains the stronger performance of exports to the rest of the world in industries where they were employed while abroad
Dany BaharOur latest in @vox_dev: Yugoslavian #refugees helped rebuild their country upon return from #Germany in early 1990s.
Export industries in former YUG countries that perform better are ones in which #refugees worked while in Germany.
#Refugees = 💪
Download a PDF of "The Economic and Fiscal Consequences of Immigration" by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine for free.
Dany BaharIn terms of #immigrants being a burden: a 2016 @theNASEM report finds (page 434): "the total fiscal impact of a new immigrant (...) creates a positive fiscal balance flow to all levels of government with an NPV of $259,000." (h/t @m_clem)
During the early 1990s Germany offered temporary protection to over 600,000 Yugoslavian refugees fleeing war. By 2000, many had been repatriated. We e...
Dany Bahar🚨NEW VERSION WORKING PAPER🚨 "Migration and Post-Conflict Reconstruction: The Effect of Returning Refugees on Export Performance in the Former Yugoslavia". In a nutshell: returning #refugees brought back knowhow & tech that boosted exports. Thread!
As part of AJC Global Forum 2019's "Faces of the Diaspora," Danny Bahar shares his story of Jewish life in Venezuela and the unifying aspects of what it mean...
Dany BaharYesterday at @ajc #AJCGloFo I told the story of my grandparents who survived the #holocaust & were welcomed by #Venezuela. 70 years later I’m trying to reciprocate by helping in the integration of millions of Venezuelans who are now #refugees. Full talk: youtu.be/F8GevZu1P-wpic.twitter.com/mkerhyGFRb
We investigate the relationship between the presence of migrant inventors and the dynamics of innovation in the migrants’ receiving countries. We find that countries are 25 to 50 percent more likely to gain advantage in patenting in certain...
Butchers have stopped selling meat cuts in favor of offal, fat shavings and cow hooves, the only animal protein many of their customers can afford.
Dany BaharTHREAD: In light of @AKurmanaev's fabulous @nytimes piece on the collapse of #Venezuela (nytimes.com/2019/05/17/wor…) the discussion on "who is to blame" for this might not be urgent, but some have took the task of blame that on someone other than the Venezuelan regime 1/14