Does immigration impact institutions?

  title={Does immigration impact institutions?},
  author={J. Clark and R. Lawson and Alex Nowrasteh and Benjamin Powell and R. Murphy},
  journal={Public Choice},
  • J. Clark, R. Lawson, +2 authors R. Murphy
  • Published 2015
  • Economics
  • 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… CONTINUE READING

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