Matthew Hall

Matthew Hall is a social demographer by training whose research focuses on racial/ethnic inequality, immigration, and neighborhood change. He has contributed to research assessing the economic and social impacts of unauthorized migration, to work on the emergence of Latino boom towns and other new destination areas where immigration has been recent and rapid, and to research exploring the changing nature of racial stratification and segregation in housing and neighborhoods. Professor Hall’s current research projects are focused on the intensification of interior immigration enforcement, the link between legal status and child development and family formation, and describing patterns of racial discrimination in US housing markets. Professor Hall was the Training Director for the Cornell Population Center, and taught classes in immigration, demography, and statistics. He also served as Demographer with the Center for Studies in Demography & Ecology at the University of Washington. Currently, he is the Associate Professor of Policy Analysis & Management and (by courtesy) Sociology, faculty affiliate of the Cornell Population Center, and core faculty of the Cornell Institute for Public Affairs (CIPA).