Is Immigration Necessary? Work, Growth, and the Future in the US and Japan

Introduction and Panel 1. What role do low-­skilled migrants play in the Japanese and American labor markets?
[podcast]http://ccis.ucsd.edu/audio/IsImmigrationNecessaryPanel1.mp3[/podcast]

Panel 2. What role do high-­skilled migrants play in the Japanese and American labor markets?
[podcast]http://ccis.ucsd.edu/audio/IsImmigrationNecessaryPanel2.mp3[/podcast]

Panel 3. Similarities, Differences, & comparative perspectives on low-­ & high-­skilled migration
[podcast]http://ccis.ucsd.edu/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/IsImmigrationNecessaryPanel3.mp3[/podcast]

Panel 4. Alternatives to migration? Education, mechanization, wages, the role of women
[podcast]http://ccis.ucsd.edu/audio/IsImmigrationNecessaryPanel4.mp3[/podcast]

Panel 5. The Politics of migration in Japan, Asia and the US
[podcast]http://ccis.ucsd.edu/audio/IsImmigrationNecessaryPanel5.mp3[/podcast]

Panel 6. The US and Japan’s Immigration Dilemmas in Comparative Perspective
[podcast]http://ccis.ucsd.edu/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/IsImmigrationNecessaryPanel6.mp3[/podcast]

UC San Diego.  The Weaver Center. September 10th & 11th, 2010. 10:00am-5:00pm
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This event is sponsored by the Center for Comparative Immigration Studies and the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership with generous support from the Center for Research on Immigration, Population, and Public Policy at UC Irvine;  the Institute for International, Comparative, and Area Studies at UC San Diego; and the Center for Pacific Economies at the school of International and Pacific Studies at UC San Diego.