New Frontiers Series

Abundance from Abroad: Migrant Income and Long-Run Economic Development

Dean Yang
This lecture is part of a larger series organized by Faculty Fellow Nilesh Fernando entitled "New Frontiers in Economic Development." First organized in 2013, the series focused on microeconomic poverty interventions. The series now focuses on larger-scale economic issues and their impact in developing countries by featuring distinguished economists who deliver a public lecture as well as participate in a master class with graduate-level economics students. The series is cosponsored by the Department of Economics.

Dean Yang
Professor, Department of Economics, University of Michigan
Professor, Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan

Dean Yang will present a lecture on the determinants and impacts of international migration, and a lecture on the effects of culture and religion on economic outcomes. His Kellogg Institute Seminar titled, “Abundance from Abroad: Migrant Income and Long-Run Economic Development” will examine the relationship between international migration and the long-run development of migrant-origin areas.

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Dean Yang

Dean Yang is professor in the Department of Economics and the Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan. His research agenda spans a range of applied microeconomic topics, including international migration, microfinance, health, disasters, trade, religion, and political economy...
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