SELECTED RECENT PAPERS AND RESEARCH REPORTS

Na Feng and Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz, “Education and Attitudes towards Internal Migrants in China,” in Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz, ed.International and Interregional Migration: Theory and Evidence, World Scientific Publishers, Singapore, 2018, 333-364.


Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz, “Introduction,” in Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz and Luis A. Rivera-Batiz, eds.,International Trade, Capital Flows and Economic Development, World Scientific Publishers, Singapore, 2018.

Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz, “Foreword” toPopulation, Migration and Socioeconomic Outcomes among Island and Mainland Puerto Ricansby Marie T. Mora, Alberto Davila and Havidan Rodriguez, Lexington Books, Boulder, Colorado, 2018, xvii-xix.

Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz, “Quantitative Literacy,” in Bruno S. Frey, ed.,the Sage Encyclopedia of Educational Research, Measurement and Evaluation, Sage Publishers, Connecticut, 2017, 1346-1348.

Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz and Mine Durmaz, “Why Did PISA Test Scores Rise in Turkey?,” BETAM Research Brief 14/174, Department of Economics, Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul, Turkey, October 2014 (http://betam.bahcesehir.edu.tr/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/ResearchBrief174.pdf)

Jagdish N. Bhagwati and Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz, “A Kinder, Gentler Immigration Reform,” Foreign Affairs, Vol. 92, No. 6, November/December 2013, 9-15 (https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/united-states/2013-10-15/kinder-gentler-immigration-policy)

Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz, “Trade, Poverty, Inequality and Gender.” A shortened version of this paper was published in Arvid Lukauskas, Robert Stern and Gianni Zanini, eds., Handbook of Trade Policy for Development, Oxford University Press, New York, New York, 2013, 467-496.

Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz, “Trade and the Globalization of International Labor Flows.” A shortened version of this paper was published in Arvid Lukauskas, Robert Stern and Gianni Zanini, eds., Handbook of Trade Policy for Development, Oxford University Press, New York, New York, 2013. 497-536.

Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz, “International Migration, the Brain Drain and Economic Development.” This paper was published in Amitava Krishna Dutt and Jaime Ros, editors, International Handbook of Development Economics, Edward Elgar Publishers, Cheltenham, U.K., 119-136, 2009.

Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz, Education as an Engine of Economic Development: Global Experiences and Prospects for El Salvador. This paper was published as a research report in Spanish by the Fundación Salvadoreña para el Desarrollo Económico y Social (FUSADES), San Salvador, El Salvador, November 2008.

Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz, “How Do Migrants from Latin America and the Caribbean Fare in U.S. Labor Markets?,” The World Economy, Vol. 30, No. 9: 1399-1429, 2008.

Helen F. Ladd and Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz, “Education and Economic Development in Puerto Rico.” This paper was published in Susan M. Collins, Barry Bosworth and Miguel Soto-Class, editors, The Puerto Rican Economy: Restoring Growth, Brookings Institution Press, Washington, D.C., 2006, 189-238.

Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz, NewYorktitlan: The Socioeconomic Status of Mexican New Yorkers.” This paper was written as part of my activities as a Visiting Scholar at the Russell Sage Foundation. A shortened version of the paper was published in Regional Labor Review, Vol. 6, No. 1, Spring/Summer, 2004, 33-45.

Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz, “Color in the Tropics: Race and Economic Outcomes in the Island of Puerto Rico.” This paper was written as part of my activities as a Visiting Scholar at the Russell Sage Foundation in New York. It was first completed in March 2004.

Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz, “The Impact of School-to-Work Programs on Minority Youth Employment and Student Outcomes.” This paper was published in William J. Stull and Nicholas M. Sanders, ed., The School to Work Movement: Origins and Destinations, Praeger Publishers, Westport, Connecticut, 2003, 169-188.

Ramona Hernandez and Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz, Dominicans in the United States: A Socioeconomic Profile 2000.” This paper was completed in October 2003 and published as a Dominican Research Monograph by the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute of City College.

Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz, “Democracy, Governance and Economic Growth: Theory and Evidence.” This paper was published in Review of Development Economics, Vol. 6, No. 2, June 2002, 225-247. 

Jayant Ray and Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz, “An Analysis of Sample Selection Bias in Cross-Country Growth Regressions.” This paper was published as a Working Paper of the Department of Economics, Columbia University, New York in January 2002.

Ira N. Gang, Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz and Myeong-Su Yun, “Economic Strain, Ethnic Concentration and Attitudes towards Foreigners in the European Union.” This paper was published as an Institute for the Study of Labor IZA Discussion paper (No. 578) in September 2002.

Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz, International Financial Liberalization, Corruption and Economic Growth.” This paper was published in Review of International Economics, Vol. 9, No. 4, November 2001, 723-733.

Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz, “Illegal Immigrants in the U.S. Economy: A Comparative Analysis of Mexican and Non-Mexican Undocumented Workers.” This paper was published in S. Djajic, ed., International Migration: Policy and Economic Impact, Routledge, London, 2001, 180-203.

Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz, Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America: Current Trends and Future Prospects.” This paper was published in United Nations, Interregional Cooperation in Trade and Investment: Asia-Latin America, Bangkok: United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia, 2000, 161-191.