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Skilled Migrants as Human and Social Capital in Korea

August 2019

South Korea faces a shortage of highly skilled labor, but with a low tolerance for diversity, it lags behind in its global competitiveness to retain mobile skilled talent.

Korea’s Migrants: From Homogeneity to Diversity – An Asian Survey Special Section

August 2019

Korea’s migrants have diversified in recent decades.

Oregon’s Expansion of Prenatal Care Improved Utilization Among Immigrant Women

June 2019

Objectives To determine whether expanding Emergency Medicaid to cover prenatal care in Oregon affected maternal health outcomes for unauthorized immigrants.

A low-cost information nudge increases citizenship application rates among low-income immigrants

April 2019

We show that an information nudge increased the rate of American citizenship applications among low-income immigrants eligible for a federal fee waiver.

International Student Networks as Transnational Social Capital: Illustrations from Japan

April 2019

This paper examines how social isolation in a non-Anglophone context where English is not the main language of instruction for local students but is for international students, has unintended...

How Do Immigrants Respond to Discrimination? The Case of Germans in the US During World War I

March 2019

I study the effect of taste-based discrimination on the assimilation decisions of immigrant minorities.

The long-term impact of employment bans on the economic integration of refugees

September 2018

Many European countries impose employment bans that prevent asylum seekers from entering the local labor market for a certain waiting period upon arrival.

Determinants of refugee naturalization in the United States

September 2018

The United States operates the world’s largest refugee resettlement program.

From Brain Drain to Brain Circulation and Linkage

February 2018

The development community has increased its focus on higher education over the past two decades, recognizing that education can contribute to building up a country’s capacity for participation in...

Protecting unauthorized immigrant mothers improves their children’s mental health

August 2017

The United States is embroiled in a debate about whether to protect or deport its estimated 11 million unauthorized immigrants, but the fact that these immigrants are also parents to more than 4...

Effect of Parental Migration on the Academic Performance of Left-behind Middle School Students in Rural China

July 2017

China’s rapid development and urbanization over the past 30 years have caused large numbers of rural residents to migrate to urban areas in search of work.

Challenges in the Process of China’s Urbanization

May 2017

The same institutions that enabled China’s massive urbanization and spurred its economic growth now require further reform and innovation.To address the issues facing the next phase of the nation’s...

Aid as Transnational Social Capital: Korea's Official Development Assistance in Higher Education

December 2016

In this paper, we explore a new framework for higher education official development assistance (ODA) with a focus on the transnational bridging benefits of social capital.

How economic, humanitarian, and religious concerns shape European attitudes toward asylum seekers

September 2016

What types of asylum seekers are Europeans willing to accept?

Gender and Off-farm Employment: Evidence from Rural China

July 2016

Abstract: The goal of the present paper is to examine how the expansion of the economy from 2000 has affected rural off-farm labor market participation.

Internationalizing Higher Education in Korea: Challenges and Opportunities in Comparative Perspective

June 2016

Student mobility in Asia has reached unprecedented levels.

How Off-farm Employment Affects Technical Efficiency of China’s Farms: The Case of Jiangsu

March 2016

Using three-wave survey data for four villages of Jiangsu Province in China, the present paper examines whether and to what extent off-farm employment affects the technical efficiency of...

Why Muslim Integration Fails in Christian-Heritage Societies

January 2016

Amid mounting fears of violent Islamic extremism, many Europeans ask whether Muslim immigrants can integrate into historically Christian countries.

Migration and Integration: New Models for Mobility and Coexistence

January 2016

Globalization has led to new forms, and dynamics, of migration and mobility.

Naturalization fosters the long-term political integration of immigrants

September 2015

Does naturalization cause better political integration of immigrants into the host society?

Global Talent: Skilled Labor as Social Capital in Korea

March 2015

Global Talent seeks to examine the utility of skilled foreigners beyond their human capital value by focusing on their social capital potential, especially their role as transnational bridges...

Crossing Heaven's Border

February 2015

From 2007 to 2011 South Korean filmmaker and newspaper reporter Hark Joon Lee lived among North Korean defectors in China, filming an award-winning documentary on their struggles.

German Jewish Émigrés and U.S. Invention

December 2014

Historical accounts suggest that Jewish émigrés from Nazi Germany revolutionized U.S. science.

Effect of Migration on Children's Educational Performance in Rural China

December 2014

Migration is one of the main ways of alleviating poverty in developing countries, including China.

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Portrait of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Kenneth F. Scheve Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
James D. Fearon Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Gail W. Lapidus Senior Fellow, Emerita Professor, Political Science, Emerita
Robert Carlin Affiliate
Shiri Krebs Shiri Krebs Affiliate
Chaim Braun Chaim Braun Affiliate
Kasumi Yamashita Kasumi Yamashita Instructor