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QICSS International Conference 2018

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IMMIGRATION'S IMPACT, IMMIGRANTS' OUTCOMES: NEW RESULTS USING BUSINESS AND SOCIAL DATA

QICSS International Conference 2018
October 11-12, 2018
HEC Montréal

You won't want to miss this one!

  • The QICSS international conference only happens every two years
  • The event will be held over two days and the registration fees include breakfast and lunch
  • Keynote speakers: David Card (University of California) and Richard Alba (City University of New York)

In Canada, more than 20% of the population is composed of immigrants, and this proportion continues to grow. In the current context of globalization and new migratory trends, the integration of immigrants into the host society and into the labor market raises important issues. In a recent report, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) encourages developed countries to resort to immigrant workers to counter the potential economic slowdowns stemming from the aging of the population.

New datasets help to deepen our understanding of the impacts of immigration and the mechanisms leading to successful integration. This new data also makes it possible to examine more specific questions such as the links between immigration and demographic changes or the impact of immigration on firms' productivity.

The international conference " Impact of Immigration, Implications for Immigrants: New Results Using Business and Social Data " will bring together Quebec and Canadian researchers specializing in these new data as well as internationally recognized experts in this field. David Card (University of California) and Richard Alba (City University of New York) are among the guest speakers.

This conference is organized by the Quebec Interuniversity Center for Social Statistics and the Productivity Partnership, in collaboration with the Canadian Research Data Centre Network, the Center for Interuniversity Research and Analysis of Organizations (CIRANO) and HEC Montréal.


Registration fee

For both days 
$200 - Regular Registration
$140 - Members of NPOs and retirees
$100 - Full-time students & postdoctoral researchers

For one day
$120 - Regular Registration
$80   - Members of NPOs and retirees
$60   - Full-time students & postdoctoral researchers

(All registration fees are subject to 5% GST and 9.5% QST)
 

Registration
 Program
Thursday, October 11th, 2018

8:00  Registration + Breakfast

8:45  Welcoming remarks

  • Benoit Dostie // HEC Montréal
  • Michael Veall // McMaster University

9:00  Session 1 - Literacy, Numeracy and Social Networks
* Chair: Nathalie de Marcellis-Warin, Polytechnique Montréal *

10:30  Break

11:00  Keynote speaker

12:00  Lunch

13:30  Session 2 - Entrepreneurship, Firms and Productivity
* Chair: Lars Vilhuber, Cornell University *

15:00  Break

15:30  Session 3 - Careers and Labour Market Outcomes
* Chair: Pierre-Carl Michaud, HEC Montréal *

17:00  End of presentations

19:00  Conference dinner (by Invitation)


Friday, October 12th, 2018

8:00  Registration + Breakfast

8:45  Welcoming remarks

  • Benoit Dostie // HEC Montréal
  • Danny Leung // Statistics Canada

9:00  Keynote Speaker

10:00  Break

10:30  Session 4 - Migration Dynamics
* Chair: Victor Piché, Université de Montréal *

12:00  Lunch

13:30  Session 5 - Migratory Pathways and Incomes
* Chair: Thomas Soehl, McGill University *

15:00  Break

15:30  Session 6 - Exports and International Trade
* Chair: Jiang Beryl Li, Statistics Canada *

17:00 End of presentations