Directory

Directory

Pia Orrenius

Lecturer Part-Time - Economics

Contact Information

Email:  Pia_Orrenius@baylor.edu

Work Experience

  • Associate Editor, IZA Journal of Migration (2012 - Present)
  • Editorial Board, International Migration Review (2012 - Present)
  • Adjunct Instructor, Baylor University (August 1, 2011 - Present)
  • Senior Economist, President's Council of Economic Advisers (2004 - 2005)
  • Assistant Vice President and Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (1999 - Present)

Publications

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"An Economic Perspective on Mexico-U.S. Immigration Policy vis-a-vis Mexico," , Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2016 (coauthors: Harriett Romo, Olivia Lopez, Jason Saving).

Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

"Government Policy under Price Uncertainty: A Source of Volatility in Illegal Immigration," Canadian Journal of Economics / Revue Canadienne D'Economique, (August 2015).

"Does Immigration Affect whether U.S. Natives Major in STEM," Journal of Labor Economics, Vol. 33, No. S1, (July 2015).

"The Impact of Temporary Protected Status of Immigrants' Labor Market Outcomes," Vol. 105, No. 5, (May 2015), pp. 576-580.

"The Impact of E-Verify Mandates on Labor Market Outcomes," Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 81, No. 4, (April 2015), pp. 947-959.

Ten-Gallon Economy: Sizing up Texas' Economic Growth: PalgraveMacMillan, 2015.

"The Impact of Temporary Protected Status of Immigrants' Labor Market Outcomes," (November 2014).

"50 years of immigration research," International Migration Review, (Fall 2014).

Controlling Immigration: A Global Perspective: Stanford University Press, 2014.

"The Economics of U.S. Immigration Reform," Capitalism and Society, Vol. 9, No. 2, (2014).

"How do Tougher Immigration Measures Impact Unauthorized Immigrants: Comment," Demography, Vol. 50, No. 3, (June 2013), pp. 1101-1103.

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Overhauling the Temporary Work Visa System," (2013).

"Immigrants in the US Labor Market," (2013).

"Credible Immigration Policy Reform: A Response to Briggs," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, (Fall 2012).

"The Economics of US Immigration Policy," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, (Fall 2012).

"Chinese Immigrants in the US Labor Market: Effects of Post-Tiananmen Immigration Policy," International Migration Review, (Summer 2012).

"Economic Effects of Migration: Receiving States," : Oxford University Press, 2012.

"The Process of Unauthorized Crossing at the US-Mexico Border," : National Research Council, 2012.

Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

"Chinese Immigrants in the U.S. Labor Market: Effects of Post-Tiananmen Immigration Policy," International Migration Review, Vol. 46, No. 2, (2012), pp. 456-482.

"Credible Immigration Policy Reform: A Response to Briggs," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Vol. 31, No. 4, (2012), pp. 963-966.

"The Economic Consequences of Amnesty for Unauthorized Immigrants," Cato Journal, Vol. 32, No. 1, (2012), pp. 85-106.

"The Economics of U.S. Immigration Policy," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Vol. 31, No. 4, (2012), pp. 948-956.

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"The Economic Consequences of Amnesty for Unauthorized Immigrants," Cato Journal, (Winter 2012).

"Do Remittances Boost Economic Development? Evidence from Mexican States," Law & Business Review of the Americas, (Fall 2010).

"Mexican Immigrant Employment Outcomes over the Business Cycle," American Economic Association. Papers and Proceedings of the Annual Meeting, (May 2010).

"Do Immigrants Work in Riskier Jobs?," Demography, (August 2009).

"Immigrants in the US Economy: A Host-Country Perspective," Journal of Business Strategies, (Spring 2009).

"The Effects of Tougher Enforcement on the Job Prospects of Recent Latin American Immigrants," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, (Spring 2009).

"The Effect of Minimum Wages on Immigrants' Employment and Earnings," Industrial & Labor Relations Review, (July 2008).

Presentations and Proceedings

Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

"Do work eligilibility verification laws reduce unauthorized immigration?," presented at the Southern Economic Association 85th Annual Meetings, New Orleans, LA, November 2015.

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Central Americans in the U.S. Labor Market: Recent Trends and Policy Impacts," presented at the Central America-North America Migration Dialog, Washington DC, October 2015.

Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

"Employment Opportunities in the Federal Reserve System: Why the Dallas Fed is a Great Place to Work," presented at the AEA Summer Mentoring Pipeline Conference, Albuquerque NM, July 2015.

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"A Closer Look at the Phillips Curve Using State-Level Data," presented at the 35th International Symposium on Forecasting, Riverside CA, June 2015.

"The Impact of Temporary Protected Status on Immigrants Labor Market Outcomes," presented at the Population Association of America 2015 Annual Meeting, San Diego CA, April 2015.

"Bush Administration Economic Policy from the Perspective of the CEA," presented at the Hofstra University Conference on the George W. Bush Presidency, Long Island, NY, March 2015.

"The Impact of Temporary Protected Status on Immigrants Labor Market Outcomes," presented at the Allied Social Science Association Annual Meetings, Boston MA, January 2015.
Border Title