Laura Hill

Senior Fellow
(415) 291-4424
hill@ppic.org
curriculum vitae

Expertise
• Immigration and immigrants
• Multiracial populations
• Fertility
   Trends among immigrants
   Trends among successive generations of immigrants
• California’s youth

Experience
Researcher, The SPHERE Institute (1999–2001). Postdoctoral Fellow, National Institute of Aging (1998). Research Analyst, SRI International (1992–1995).

Education
Ph.D. (1998), demography, and M.A. (1996), economics, University of California, Berkeley.

PPIC Publications
California's Future (co-authored with Sarah Bohn, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Caroline Danielson, Ryken Grattet, Ellen Hanak, Joseph Hayes, Hans Johnson, Shannon McConville, Eric McGhee, Paul Warren, and Margaret Weston). Public Policy Institute of California, 2014.

California's Future: K-12 Education (co-authored with Paul Warren and Margaret Weston). Public Policy Institute of California, 2014.

Pathways to Fluency: Examining the Link Between Language Reclassification Policies and Student Success (co-authored with Julian R. Betts, Belen Chavez, Andrew C. Zau, and Karen Volz Bachofer). Public Policy Institute of California, 2014.

Reclassification of English Learner Students in California (co-authored with Margaret Weston and Joseph M. Hayes). Public Policy Institute of California, 2014.

Undocumented Immigrants (co-authored with Joseph Hayes).  Public Policy Institute of California, Just the Facts, 2013.

Access to the Health Care Safety Net in California (co-authored with Helen Lee and Shannon McConville). Public Policy Institute of California, 2012.

California's English Learner Students Public Policy Institute of California, 2012.

English Proficiency of Immigrants Public Policy Institute of California, Just the Facts, 2011.

Illegal Immigration (co-authored with Hans Johnson). Public Policy Institute of California, 2011.

Unauthorized Immigrants in California: Estimates for Counties (co-authored with Hans P. Johnson). Public Policy Institute of California, 2011.

Immigrant Legalization: Assessing the Labor Market Effects (co-authored with Magnus Lofstrom and Joseph M. Hayes). Public Policy Institute of California, 2010.

The Immigration and Citizenship Process Public Policy Institute of California, Just the Facts, 2010.

California Counts: Population Trends and Profiles, Vol. 9, No. 4. "Immigrant Pathways to Legal Permanent Residence: Now and Under a Merit-Based System" (co-authored with Joseph M. Hayes). Public Policy Institute of California, 2008.

Out-of-School Immigrant Youth (co-authored with Joseph M. Hayes). Public Policy Institute of California, 2007.

Educational Progress Across Immigrant Generations in California (co-authored with Deborah Reed, Christopher Jepsen, and Hans P. Johnson).  Public Policy Institute of California, 2005.

California Counts: Population Trends and Profiles, Vol. 6, No. 1. "California's Multiracial Population" (co-authored with Hans P. Johnson and Sonya M. Tafoya). Public Policy Institute of California, 2004.

The Socioeconomic Well-Being of California's Immigrant Youth Public Policy Institute of California, 2004.

California Counts: Population Trends and Profiles, Vol. 5, No. 2. "California's Newest Immigrants" (co-authored with Joseph M. Hayes). Public Policy Institute of California, 2003.

Understanding the Future of Californians' Fertility: The Role of Immigrants (co-authored with Hans P. Johnson). Public Policy Institute of California, 2002.

California Counts: Population Trends and Profiles, Vol. 3, No. 1. "New Trends in Newborns: Fertility Rates and Patterns in California” (co-authored with Hans P. Johnson and Mary Heim). Public Policy Institute of California, 2001.

Other Selected Publications