Meeting Archive:
The Nature of Global Talent: Learn How Your Metro Stacks Up


Meeting Description:
The demand for talent, particularly high-skilled STEM talent is fierce and at the top of any local economic developers agenda. New research from Neil Ruiz and his colleagues at the Pew Research Center on the nature of skilled immigrant labor in the nation's largest metro areas demonstrates the contribution of both international students working after graduation, as well as H-1B immigrant workers.

Learn how your metro stacks up in retaining and attracting international students, as well as using H-1B visas.
Date: Tue, Jul 24, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Welcoming Economies Global Network
 Presenter Information
Neil Ruiz
Neil G. Ruiz is associate director of global migration and demography at Pew Research Center. He studies the international movement of people across borders, the impact of migration on sending and receiving countries, high-skilled immigration to the U.S., and comparative immigrant visa systems. Prior to joining the Center, Ruiz was the executive director of the Center for Law, Economics & Finance at George Washington University, and he has also worked as a migration expert at the Brookings Institution, the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank. He received his doctorate in political science with a specialization in political economy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in economic history from Oxford University. Ruiz regularly speaks about U.S. immigration and international migration research with major print and broadcast media.