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Hispanic Economic Experience

June 16, 2011 Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

A research conference sponsored by Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, in partnership with the American Society of Hispanic Economists and the Immigrant Research and Policy Center at the University of North Texas

About the Speakers


9 a.m. Opening Remarks
  Alfreda Norman, Vice President and Community Development Officer
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
9:10 a.m. Opening Perspective
  Chronicling Latinos' Diverse Experience in a Changing America
Mark Lopez
, Pew Hispanic Center
9:40 a.m. Migration Process
  Migration Process
David Molina
, University of North Texas

Trends in Poverty and Inequality among Hispanics
Pia Orrenius
, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

If You Don't Build It...: Mexican Mobility Following the U.S. Housing Bust
Brian Cadena
, University of Colorado at Boulder

M. Anne Visser, Hunter College, City University of New York
11 a.m. Labor Process
  Lessons from the 2007 Legal Arizona Workers Act [LAWA]: A Discussion
Roberto Coronado
, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Lessons from the 2007 Legal Arizona Workers Act

Magnus Lofstrom
, Public Policy Institute of California

Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes
, San Diego State University

Hispanic Entrepreneurship: An Analysis of Industry Choice and Entrepreneurial Success
Mary J. Lopez
, Occidental College
12:10 p.m. Lunch
  Luncheon Address
Richard Fisher, President and CEO
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Ándale Pues! Get on with Advancing Hispanic Prosperity Through Education
1:30 p.m. Social Process
  Tom Fullerton, University of Texas at El Paso

Technology Usage and Small Business Outcomes Among Hispanic Entrepreneurs
Marie Mora, University of Texas–Pan American

The Slowdown of Remittances to Mexico and the Aftermath of the Financial Crisis
Isabel Ruiz, Sam Houston State University

Health and Health Habits Among Mexicans Immigrants to the United States: A Time Use Perspective
Andres Vargas
, Texas Tech University
2:55 p.m. Concluding Remarks
  Ann Baddour, Texas Appleseed