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Senior Policy Analyst; Manager, MPI Data Hub
Jeanne Batalova is a Senior Policy Analyst at MPI and Manager of the MPI Data Hub, a one-stop, online resource that provides instant access to the latest facts, stats, and maps covering US and global data on immigration and immigrant integration. She is also a nonresident fellow with the Migration Policy Institute Europe.
Her areas of expertise include the impacts of immigrants on society and labor markets; social and economic mobility of first- and second-generation youth and young adults; and the policies and practices regulating immigration and integration of highly skilled workers and foreign students in the United States and other countries.
Dr. Batalova co-authored Up for Grabs: The Gains and Prospects of First- and Second-Generation Young Adults; DREAM vs. Reality: An Analysis of Potential DREAM Act Beneficiaries; Uneven Progress: The Employment Pathways of Skilled Immigrants in the United States; Immigration: Data Matters; and Measures of Change: The Demography and Literacy of Adolescent English Learners, among other publications. Her book, Skilled Immigrant and Native Workers in the United States, was published in 2006.
She earned her PhD in sociology, with a specialization in demography, from the University of California-Irvine; an MBA from Roosevelt University; and bachelor of the arts in economics from the Academy of Economic Studies, Chisinau, Moldova.