Jason Gagnon

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Are All Migrants Really Worse Off in Urban Labour Markets? New Empirical Evidence from China The rapid and massive increase of rural-to-urban migration in China has drawn attention to the welfare of migrant workers, particularly to their working conditions and pay. This paper uses data from a random draw of the 2005 Chinese national census survey to(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the oxygen consumption of a person with C7 American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) grade B tetraplegia using the Case Western Reserve/Veterans Administration (CWRU/VA) standing neuroprosthesis. DESIGN Measure the oxygen consumption and carbon dioxide production of a person with C7 ASIA grade B tetraplegia at rest, standing in the(More)
Functional electric stimulation (FES) is a technology that may allow patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) to transfer stand and walk. This paper reports upon the use of the Case Western Reserve Neuroprosthesis by a T6 ASIA B paraplegic subject. The subject was able to stand for two minutes and 50 seconds. He could walk 35 feet with a swing to gait.(More)
Contrary to popular belief, the number of immigrants from developing countries is higher in the South than in the North and is likely to increase relatively faster in the next decades, due to a combination of political, demographic, environmental and economic factors. Although the growing number of immigrants represents an opportunity for the host(More)
Acute rhabdomyolysis is a rare phenomenon in the emergency setting almost exclusively associated with trauma, drugs, and recent upper respiratory and gastrointestinal infection. Rare reports in the literature have highlighted adult patients presenting with rhabdomyolysis as 1 component in a constellation of symptoms in acute HIV-1 seroconversion; however,(More)
  • Jason Gagnon, Brandon Trampe, Juan Ramon DeLaiglesia, David Khoudour-Castéras
  • 2011
While the econometric literature on the impact of immigration on labour markets is well developed, there is a striking gap with regards to the impact of emigration on sending countries. Departing from the established literature measuring the impact of immigration and building on Borjas (2003) and Mishra (2007), this paper attempts to narrow that gap by(More)
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