Brookings: Analyzing Patterns of International Migration in the era of Globalization and Preparing for a Career in Public Policy with Dany Bahar, PhD


Oct. 29, 2019, 2pm to 3pm

Campus Location

Office/Remote Location

Room 268


In co-sponsorship with the Graduate College, Brookings Mountain West is pleased to offer a workshop with Brookings David M. Rubenstein Fellow, Dr. Dany Bahar. Bahar’s research focuses on migrants and refugees as drivers of economic trade and capital flows. A graduate of Harvard University (PhD in Public Policy), Bahar has worked for and consulted multilateral development banks, including the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank.In this informative and interactive workshop, Bahar will briefly discuss economic trends from international migration, experience in working for intergovernmental organizations (IGOs) and in think-tanks, and how best to prepare for a career in public policy, government, and beyond.   

By participating in this workshop you will:

  • Understand economic trends attributable to international migration (e.g. remittances)
  • How to orient your academic/professional path to align with a career in IGOs
  • Lean about the policy-influencing/policy-making career paths 

Professional Development Academy Program: N/A
Professional Development Academy Pillars: Career Prep, Research
Learning Experience: Interactive
Time Commitment: < 2 hours
Lifecycle Stage: Early, Mid, Late Master’s & Early, Mid, Late Doctoral
Facilitator: Dr. Dany Bahar

Admission Information

This workshop is open to UNLV graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. Please RSVP at least 24 hours in advance for the workshop.

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Contact Information

Graduate College
Valarie Burke

External Sponsor

Graduate College and Brookings Mountain West.