The Economics of Immigration

@article{Borjas2018TheEO,
  title={The Economics of Immigration},
  author={George J. Borjas},
  journal={Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the New Immigration},
  year={2018}
}
  • G. Borjas
  • Published 1 December 1994
  • Economics
  • Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the New Immigration
This literature review concerns the impact of immigration on the economy of the host country focusing on the experience of the United States. The emphasis is on the period from the 1970s to the 1990s. The author shows that research earlier in this period generally concluded that the economic effects of immigration were positive but that more recent research on later migrations have generally concluded that immigration may be having an adverse effect on the earnings of native unskilled workers… 
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