Research by our Bell Fellow A. Nicole Kreisberg is cited in this piece in The Boston Globe: “America is running out of working-age adults. Here’s how to solve the labor shortage.” If you can’t access the above link, here is a pdf version of the piece.
How do welfare state efforts and immigration incorporation policies impact minority health inequalities in Europe?
Harvard Pop Center Associate Director Jason Beckfield is an author on a paper published in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior that finds that policies aimed at protecting minorities from discrimination across European countries correlate with smaller relative health inequalities.
A call to unite & act as health care & public health professionals face potential public health crisis if DACA is terminated
Harvard Pop Center faculty member and RWJF Health & Society Scholar program alum Alexander Tsai, MD, PhD, has co-authored an editorial in The New England Journal of Medicine. Read more in Medical Xpress.
How does Syrian refugee influx influence voting behavior and election outcomes in Turkey?
A working paper co-authored by by Bell Fellow Onur Altindag, PhD, shows that the massive influx of approximately three million Syrians into Turkey brought about only a modest drop in support for the AKP (the ruling Justice and Development party) and a statistically insignificant impact on election outcomes. The discussion paper is produced by IZA Institute of Labor Economics. Photo: Felton Davis on Flickr
Study finds mental health benefits for those immigrants eligible for DACA
Harvard Pop Center faculty members—Atheendar S Venkataramani, MD, Ichiro Kawachi, MD, PhD, and Alexander C Tsai, MD— along with recent Harvard RWJF Health & Society program alumnus Rourke O’Brien, PhD, and another colleague, are authors of this article in The Lancet Public Health that examines the health consequences of the US Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration program. Photo credit: Jorge Quinteros on Flickr
Former RWJF scholar Reanne Frank co-authors study on role of English proficiency in immigrant integration
Former RWJF scholar Reanne Frank co-authors study titled “Beyond English proficiency: Rethinking immigrant integration” published in Social Science Research.
Cities and Immigration
In her recent essay, Mary Waters, Pop Center faculty member, examines the relationship between US cities and immigration with a special focus on New York City.