Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics, University of California, Davis
Giovanni Peri is Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics at the University of California, Davis and Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is Editor of the Journal of the European Economic Association and in the editorial Board of several Academic Journals in Economics. He is the Founder and Director of the UC Davis Migration Research Cluster, a Multi-Disciplinary Center for the study of international migrations. His research has focused on the impact of international migrations on labour markets and productivity of the receiving countries and on the determinants of international migrations. He has published in several academic journals including American Economic Review, the Review of Economic Studies and The Review of Economics and Statistics. He has received several grants and his research is often featured in popular newspapers and Blogs.
Recent work by Giovanni Peri
Migration acts as an escape valve for conflict in areas suffering from climate change, but does not increase conflict in destination countries