Migration, diversity and productivity

Startup Fund Universidad Mayor

This projects seeks to describe and determine the differentiated effects of migrations in Chile, in terms of its contribution to chilean worker's and cities' productivity. Specifically, it seeks to understand if the cultural, racial and ethnic diversity that stems from migration has measurable effects on regional labor markets, as well as to determine to which extent different educational levels on migrants has diferentiated effects on wages, productivity and employment of regional workers, given the ocupation and human capital of the latter.

Participating Researchers

PhD in Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics, Ohio State University

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Centro de Economía y Políticas Sociales, U. Mayor

José Toribio Medina 29

+56 22518 9709|ceas@umayor.cl