MAASTRICHT GRADUATE SCHOOL OF GOVERNANCE Advanced Academic Update 18 and 19 March WORKERS WITHOUT BORDERS Rethinking Economic Migration

Tuesday 18 March, 2008 (Harvardzaal 0.009) Chair of the day: 09.00-09.30 09.30-12.00 09:30-09:45 09:45-10:45 10:45-11:00 11:00-12:00 Dr. Mindel van de Laar (MGSoG, Maastricht University) Registration (courtyard) Opening and trends in international migration Welcome by Prof. Chris de Neubourg (Academic Director MGSoG, Maastricht University) Prof. Khalid Koser (The Brookings Institute) – an Overview of Recent Dimensions and Dynamics of International Migration Break (courtyard) Prof. Hildegard Schneider (Maastricht University) – European and International Migration Policy: Current Affairs Lunch (courtyard) Migration management Ms. Sandra Pratt (formerly Deputy Head of Asylum and Immigration at the European Commission) - The European approach to migration management Break (courtyard) Prof. Jaap Dronkers (EUI) – The Socio-Economic Integration of Immigrants in the EU Break (courtyard) Prof. Rita Süssmuth (former President of the German Federal Parliament and former Federal Minister for Family Affairs, Women, Youth and Health) Break with snack (courtyard) Debate: Brain drain: Ethical Issues related to Labour Migration, including an academic introduction of 20 minutes, followed by 40 minutes debate. Dr. Jo Ritzen (President Maastricht University) Introduction to the debate Prof. Dr. Oded Stark (Universities of Bonn, Klagenfurt, and Vienna; Warsaw University; Warsaw School of Economics; ESCE Economic and Social Research Center, Cologne and Eisenstadt) Debate, with following participants: Mr. Oded Stark Mr. Khalid Koser (The Brookings Institute) Ms. Hildegard Schneider (UM) Ms. Sandra Pratt (formerly Deputy Head of Asylum and Immigration at the European Commission) Ms. Rita Süssmuth (former President of the German Federal Parliament and former Federal Minister for Family Affairs, Women, Youth and Health) Mr. Sergio Carrero (Head of migration section CEPS) Dinner, with dinner speaker Dr. Nebahat Albayrak, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Justice, The Netherlands

12.00-13.30 13.30-18.00 13:30-14:30 14:30-14:45 14:45-15:45 15:45-16:00 16:00-17:00

17:00-17:30 17.30 – 19.00

Moderator: 17:30-18:00

18:00-19:00

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Wednesday 19 March, 2008 (Harvardzaal 0.009) Chair of the day: 8.30-11.00 8:30-9:30 9:30-9:45 9:45-10:45 10:45-11:00 11.00-17.30 11:00-12:00 12:00-12:15 12:15-13:15 Dr. Franziska Gassmann (MGSoG, Maastricht University) Remittances Dr. Samuel Munzele Maimbo (Worldbank) - Remittances and financial sector development in conflict-affected countries: Lessons from Somalia and Afghanistan Break (courtyard) Dr. Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes (San Diego State University) – the Impact of Immigration Process on Remittance Flows Break Migration and development Prof. Chris de Neubourg (MGSoG, Maastricht University) – Not without Strings: the Impediments to Migration Break (courtyard) Prof. Dr. Oded Stark (Universities of Bonn, Klagenfurt, and Vienna; Warsaw University; Warsaw School of Economics; ESCE Economic and Social Research Center, Cologne and Eisenstadt) – Migration when the Incomes of Others Count Lunch (courtyard) Prof. Dr. Frédéric Docquier (IRES, Catholic University of Louvain) – Brains Drain and Remittances Replenish Break (courtyard) Prof. Dr. Hillel Rapoport, (Bar-Ilan University) – Self-Selection Patterns in MexicoUS Migration: the Role of Migration Networks Break (courtyard) Dr. Hein de Haas (Oxford University) – Migration and Development: A Theoretical Perspective Closing Closing Drink

13:15-14:15 14:15-15:15 15:15-15:30 15:30-16:30 16:30-16:45 16:45-17:45 17:45-18:00 18.00

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