Getting Out to Cash In: Challenges and Opportunities for Indonesia’s Female Labor Migrants

The Capstone Course on Global Development brings together participants of M.A. Global Development Programs from the Boston University Pardee School of Global Studies and the Department of Economics to develop skills in development project work. The Capstone Course combines theoretical lectures with student-led research on real-world challenges.

A group of student researchers investigated migration and the labor market in South East Asia and will present “Getting Out to Cash In: Challenges and Opportunities for Indonesia’s Female Labor Migrants.” The study was supervised by Samuel Bazzi, Professor of Economics. Maheshwor Shrestha, Economist at the World Bank and Caroline Theoharides, Assistant Professor of Economics at Amherst College, will join for a discussion of the international migration and development context in Asia.

Presenters:

  • Tanya Mishra, Boston University
  • Jeremy Schneider, Boston University
  • Danielle, Victoria Aron, Boston University
  • Samantha, Olivia Miller, Boston University
  • Jonathan Shaheen, Boston University
  • Shen, Ziyue, Boston University

Speakers:

  • Maheshwor Shrestha, Economist, World Bank Group
  • Caroline Theoharides, Assistant Professor of Economics, Amherst College
STARTS:
4:30 pm on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020
ENDS:
5:30 pm on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020
LOCATION:
Via Zoom
REGISTER:
https://bostonu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_dZfTDPf3RcqXgafN1ETRDw

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