Hosting Refugees: National Policies and Local Communities
31 March - 1 April 2022 - from the University of Milano-Bicocca
This event acts as a platform to exchange knowledge and research on refugees and local development in Europe, from an economic and political perspective.
31 March – 1 April 2022
University of Milano-Bicocca
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Thursday 31 March
9:30 am - 9:45 am Welcoming address
Keynote speech- Chair: Mariapia Mendola (Unimib)
9:45 am - 10:55 am Axel Dreher (Heidelberg University, CEPR and CESifo)
Immigration, Political Ideologies and the Polarization of American Politics (with S. Langlotz, J. Matzat, A.M. Mayda, C. Parsons)
10:55 am - 11:30 am Coffee break
Session 1- Chair: Sara Giunti (Unimib)
11:30 am - 12:20 pm Tobias Heidland (Kiel Institute for the World Economy)
International cooperation on migration: what do domestic publics want? (with A. Vrânceanu, M. Ruhs and E. Dinas)
12:20 pm - 1:10 pm Gloria Gennaro (Immigration Policy Labm ETH Zürich)
Immigration, Public Housing and Welfare Chauvinism
1:10 pm - 2:10 pm Buffet lunch
Session 2- Chair: Giulia Tura (Unimib)
2:10 pm - 3:00 pm Judith Saurer (University of Würzburg)
3:00 pm - 3:50 pm Jakob Hennig (Universidad Carlos III Madrid)
Does the threat of deportation undermine integration efforts?
3:50 pm - 4:20 pm Coffee break
Session 3- Chair: Mauro Lanati (Unimib)
4:20 pm - 5:10 pm Ilona Lahdelma (Juan March Institute, Universidad Carlos III Madrid)
After the arrivals: How rural and urban areas differ in their responses to asylum seekers
5:10 pm - 6:00 pm Francesco Campo (University of Milano Bicocca)
Refugees, Right-Wing Populism and Propaganda: Evidence from the Italian Dispersal Policy (with S.Giunti and M.Mendola)
8:00 pm Social dinner
Friday 1 April
Session 1 - The MIGRATE Project
9:30 am - 10:30 am Luca Aiello (University of Milano-Bicocca), Luca d’Aconto (University of Milano-Bicocca), and Sara Giunti (University of Milano-Bicocca)
10.30 am - 10.40 am Q&A
10:40 am - 11:10 am Coffee break
11:10 - 12:40 Chair:Maurizio Ambrosini (University of Milan)
13:00 Final Greetings
Campo, F., Giunti, S., and Mendola, M. (2021). The Refugee Crisis and Right-Wing Populism: Evidence from the Italian Dispersal Policy.
Dreher, A., Langlotz, S., Matzat, J., Mayda, A.M., and Parsons, C. (2020). Immigration, Political Ideologies and the Polarization of American Politics.
Vrânceanu, A., Heidland, T., Ruhs, M., and Dinas, E. (2021). International cooperation on migration: what do domestic publics want?
The workshop has been jointly organised by: