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Michael Teitelbaum

Senior Research Associate, Labor and Worklife Program

Michael S. Teitelbaum is a Senior Research Associate in the Labor and Worklife Program at Harvard Law School. His new book on the U.S. science and engineering workforce, whose writing was facilitated by a Wertheim Fellowship in 2010, is titled Falling Behind? Boom, Bust, and the Global Race for Scientific Talent (Princeton University Press, 2014).

Professor Teitelbaum is a demographer, with research interests that include: the causes and consequences of very low fertility rates; the processes and implications of international migration; and patterns and trends in science and engineering labor markets in the U.S. and elsewhere. He is the author or editor of 10 books and a large number of articles on these subjects.

Among his previous roles, he has served as Vice President and Program Director at the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, as a faculty member at Princeton University and the University of Oxford, and as Vice Chair and Acting Chair of the U.S. Commission on International Migration. He was educated at Reed College and at Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar.

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Forum 17:

Stem, Immigration, and Controversy: Does the U.S. Have Enough STEM Workers?

Michael Teitelbaum

Held October 9, 2014

Includes video