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August 7th, 2014

European immigrants to America in early 20th century assimilated successfully, Stanford economist says

FSI Stanford, The Europe Center in the news: Stanford Report on August 7, 2014

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, an "open borders" United States absorbed millions of European immigrants in one of the largest mass migrations ever. New research by Stanford economist Ran Abramitzky challenges the perception that immigrants lagged behind native-born Americans in job pay and career growth. Read more »



June 24th, 2014

Journal Article: "A Nation of Immigrants: Assimilation and Economic Outcomes in the Age of Mass Migration," written by Ran Abramitzky, Leah Platt Boustan and Katherine Eriksson

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This article challenges previous findings on the assimilation and economic outcomes of immigrants during the Age of Mass Migration. This soon to be published research was conducted and written by Stanford professor Ran Abramitzky, UCLA professor Leah Platt Boustan and Cal Poly professor Katherine Eriksson. Read more »



June 9th, 2014

Scottish independence vote is 'identity crisis' for the UK, Stanford faculty say

The Europe Center, FSI Stanford in the news: Stanford Report on June 9, 2014

Stanford scholar Christophe Crombez says that a Scottish referendum on whether to exit the United Kingdom could leave the latter with an 'identity crisis' of sorts. The economic costs would be minimal for Scotland, he suggests. Read more »



June 6th, 2014

The Europe Center June 2014 Newsletter

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May 29th, 2014

European Union can overcome extremism vote, Stanford faculty say

The Europe Center, CDDRL in the news: Stanford Report on May 29, 2014

Stanford scholars say the European Union faces one of its most critical challenges after anti-EU parties made widespread electoral gains based on issues like immigration, austerity and elitism. Still, one should not over-estimate the long-term consequences of what political scientist Francis Fukuyama calls an "off-year" election. Read more »



May 8th, 2014

The Europe Center May 2014 Newsletter

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November 25th, 2013

Book: "Dreams of Waking: An Anthology of Iberian Lyric Poetry (1400-1700)," written by Vincent Barletta, Mark L. Bajus and Cici Malik

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Vincent Barletta, Stanford associate professor of Iberian and Latin American Cultures, and his co-editors/co-translators Mark L. Bajus and Cici Malik, present a comparative approach to Iberian lyrical poetry. Read more »




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