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  • William Kerr

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U.S. High-Skilled Immigration, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship: Empirical Approaches and Evidence. William R. Kerr, August 2013, Paper. "High-skilled immigrants are a very important component of U.S. innovation and entrepreneurship. Immigrants account for roughly a quarter of U.S. workers in these fields, and they have a similar contribution in terms of output measures like patents or firm starts. This contribution has been rapidly growing over the last three decades..." Link Verified October 12, 2014