Trends in international migration

DEC 13, 2013 | 1:00 PM TO 2:30 PM



The Graduate Center
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December 13, 2013: 1:00 PM-2:30 PM




Trends in international migration and the recent discussion of migration issues at the United Nations

About the speaker:  Mr. John Wilmoth has been Director of the United Nations Population Division, within the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, since January 2013.  He worked previously for the Population Division as Chief of its Mortality Section from 2005 to 2007.  With a distinguished academic background, Mr. Wilmoth has been Professor at the University of California at Berkeley and a researcher in Berkeley's Center on the Economics and Demography of Ageing.  He is the author or coauthor of more than 50 scientific papers on various aspects of population dynamics.  From 2009 to 2012, he held consultancy positions at the World Health Organization and the World Bank, serving as the lead consultant for the development of new maternal mortality estimates used for the monitoring of MDG 5.  He has been a member of several expert panels convened by the U.S. government and National Academy of Sciences.
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