Does immigration impact institutions?

  title={Does immigration impact institutions?},
  author={Jeff R. Clark and Robert A. Lawson and Alex Nowrasteh and Benjamin Powell and Ryan H. Murphy},
  journal={Public Choice},
The economics literature generally finds a positive, but small, gain in income to native-born populations from immigrants and potentially large gains in world incomes. But immigrants can also impact a recipient nation’s institutions. A growing empirical literature supports the importance of strong private property rights, a rule of law, and an environment of economic freedom for promoting long-run prosperity. But little is known about how immigration impacts these institutions. This paper… Expand

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