Neeraj Kaushal

Professor of Social Policy, Columbia University

Neeraj Kaushal is Professor of Social Policy at Columbia University; Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research; and a Research Fellow at IZA, Bonn, Germany.

Kaushal is a labor and health economist and conducts research on immigration. Her current research includes: labor market impacts of foreign-trained registered nurses and physicians; cross-national research on immigration in the United States and Canada; trends in welfare use among immigrants and US-born populations; international student mobility; effects of local enforcement policies and state Dream Acts on Mexicans in the US; effect of Syrian refugee crisis on electoral preferences in Turkey; and long-term impact of tribal resettlement in India.

Kaushal is the author of Blaming Immigrants: Nationalism and the Economics of Global Movement, in which she investigates the core causes of rising disaffection towards immigrants globally and tests common complaints against immigration.


Session Name Date Time Room
International human mobility and social cohesion 1 October 2019 14:00 - 15:30 Emirgan 2