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Skilled Spanish emigration to the United States

Financing: €7,000

The United States of America is one of the leading countries in the world that most absorbs foreign immigration. Labor, professional and financial opportunities represented by its markets also attract a significant part of Spanish emigration outward. This research involves the opening of a line of study on transnational relations between Spain and the United States through the analysis of migration between the two countries, and also the analysis of social networks as promoters of the emigration of professionals and investors in the two countries.

  • Principal Investigator (PI): Rosalina Alcalde Campos, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona Rosalina.Alcalde@uab.cat
  • Alisa Petroff, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona
  • Leonardo Cavalcanti, Universidad de Brasilia
  • Amado Alarcón, Universidad Rovira i Virgili

Alcalde, R. “America want us: profesionales españoles en los Estados Unidos”. Diálogo Atlántico. Web. 2015.

Alcalde R, Petroff, A; .Cavalcanti, L; Alarcón, A. “Las migraciones de españoles hacia los Estados Unidos en el siglo xxi: un análisis desde las migraciones cualificadas”. Camino Real. Estudio de las Hispanidades norteamericanas. (2014): 13-38. Print

Camino Real. Estudio de las Hispanidades norteamericanas. Alcalde, R  (Guest editor) Vol. 6 Nº9. 2014. Print.

Alcalde, R. “Lo que no sabemos y deberíamos saber sobre la fuga de cerebros en España”. Economía exterior: estudios de la revista Política Exterior sobre la internacionalización de la economía española.  No. 69, (2014): 101-108.

Informe USA. Nº 22. February 2014 “Las migraciones cualificadas desde una perspectiva teórica”.

Informe USA. No. 6. September 2013 “Descripción de los flujos de emigración contemporánea desde España con especial relación con Estados Unidos”.

Informe USA. No. 1. May 2013 “Una propuesta de estudio de las migraciones cualificadas contemporáneas desde España hacia los EE.UU.”

Seminar / Workshop “Qualified migration from Latin America and Spain to the United States”.

American Mosaic International Congress. ” Immigration, Expatriation and Exile“.

Alcalá de Henares, May 8-9, 2014

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