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  • Myungdoek Carol Suhr, MA Thesis Defence, Faculty of Education, TEAL
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    December 18, 2014
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  • Luka Vukelic, MA Project Defence, Political Science
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    December 18, 2014
    Title: Migration Choice as a Determinant of Remittance Behaviour in Canada Immigrant remittances are an important force in developing economies, but these transfers of money also play a role in indicating economic and social attachment of migrants to both origin and destination country. This project examines the determinants of migrant remittances from Canada to 130 countries of origin. After reviewing previous Canadian literature, it hypothesizes that differences in migrant origin through forced and unforced movement (i.e. economic and refugee categories as defined in Canada) are a significant determinant. Modeled alongside are indicators of the origin countries’ economic strength and overall dependency on these flows, as well as indicators for the group in Canada such as average earnings and linguistic distance. The analysis finds a significant negative relationship between remittances and the proportion of refugees, while also finding positive relationships with origin country per capita income, the proportion of that country’s GDP made up by remittances and language distance from Canadian languages. The analysis indicates that forcibly displaced migrants show clear differences in their ability to remit from voluntary migrants. Chair - Dr. Laurent Dobuzinskis Senior Supervisor - Dr. Eline de Rooij Supervisor - Dr. Andrew Heard External Examiner - Dr. James Busumtwi-Sam
  • Diego Lopez Arias, MET Project Defence, Biological Sciences
    9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    December 19, 2014
    Senior Supervisor: Dr. Christopher Kennedy Project Title: P-Glycoprotein Phosphorylation and Transport Activity in Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus Mykiss) Hepatocytes
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