• Alberto Alesina


Immigration, diversity, and economic prosperity. Alberto Alesina, August 22, 2013, Paper. "With aging populations in the rich nations and booming labour forces in poor nations, immigration is sure to be a critical policy issue for decades. This column presents research that casts new light on the issue, showing that diversity of immigrants’ origin matters along with their numbers and skill levels. Europeans need to start thinking about immigration as a major, long-term economic policy question that deserves a long-term policy approach. They should move away from the Band-Aid approach that sees policy driven by current events..." Link verified September 8, 2014