Housing Demand and Labor Supply: The 1962 Algerian Repatriates to France

By Olivia Briffault. Yale University.

A surprising finding in analyses of the effects of immigration is that immigrants generally have a limited effect on local labor market outcomes. One reason that has been hypothesized is that immigration generates… Continue reading Housing Demand and Labor Supply: The 1962 Algerian Repatriates to France

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How Does Technology Affect Skill Demand? Technical Changes and Capital-Skill Complementarity in the 21st Century

By Yifan (Eva) Gong. Macalester College.

This paper attempts to examine technology’s impact on the labor market through the lens of skilled labor. Technical changes in the late 20th century are skill-biased… Continue reading How Does Technology Affect Skill Demand? Technical Changes and Capital-Skill Complementarity in the 21st Century

The Veil of Communism: An Analysis of Lifespan, GDP per Capita, Human Capital, and Agricultural Productivity in Eastern Europe

By Matei Dăian. Stanford University.

There is a clear economic difference between the more economically-developed Western Europe and their poorer counterparts in Eastern Europe… Continue reading The Veil of Communism: An Analysis of Lifespan, GDP per Capita, Human Capital, and Agricultural Productivity in Eastern Europe