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Peter and Isabel Malkin Professor of Public Policy, HKS and FAS, Emeritus

Abstract

The article offers information relative to immigrant integration in the U.S. The author references some information regarding his article "E Pluribus Unum: Diversity and Community in the Twenty-First Century." He cites information on the benefits brought by U.S. immigrants such as greater creativity, faster economic growth, and as an aid for the economic development in other parts of the world. Information relative to the success of Barack Obama election as president of the U.S. is discussed.

Citation

Putnam, Robert D. "Diversity, Social Capital, and Immigrant Integration: Introductory Remarks." National Civic Review 98.1 (Spring 2009): 3-5.