B5R51015 - Population, Migration and development - Cours magistral

Population, Migration and Development

Master “Development Economics”, Winter 2022

Instructors:

Léa Marchal (lea.marchal@univ-paris1.fr)

Hillel Rapoport (hillel.rapoport@psemail.eu)

 

Introduction

How does migration affect economic development in home countries? The literature has long emphasized the role of remittances, and of self-selection (e.g., brain drain) on poverty, inequality, human capital formation or other socio-economic outcomes in developing countries. A more novel trend in the literature is to explore the role of migration networks/diasporas in promoting the economic and cultural integration of source counties into the global economy. This course will focus on the latter around the concept of “diaspora externalities”.

The first part of the course will investigate the role of diasporas in promoting the economic integration (through trade, financial investments, as well as through knowledge and technology diffusion) of home countries in the global economy. The second part will focus on migration and cultural globalization. At a theoretical level we will convey intuitions on the channels at work using simple models. At the empirical level we will discuss the results from selected studies, mixing cross-country comparisons and careful analysis of certain case studies.

The course is organized around a series of lectures with required readings (marked **) and is complemented by students’ presentations, as detailed below. Students must prepare for the class by reading the required articles ahead of the class.

Grading scheme: 50% class participation and group assignments, 50% final exam.


Informations sur l'espace de cours

Nom Population, Migration and development - Population, Migration and Development
Nom abrégé UP1-C-ELP-B5R51015-05 - Population, Migration and Development
EnseignantsMarchal Lea, Rapoport Hillel
Groupes utilisateurs inscrits Consultation des ressources, participation aux activités :
  • [2021] MRB505 - Master 2 Development economics (diploma-MRB505-2021)
Consultation des ressources uniquement : aucune cohorte inscrite.

Rattachements à l'offre de formation

Élément pédagogique UP1-C-ELP-B5R51015 - Population, Migration and development
Chemin complet > Année 2022-2023 > Paris 1 > École d'économie de la Sorbonne > Master 2 Recherche Development economics > Semestre 4 > UE1 Cours de spécialisation > Population, Migration and development