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Robert W. Scrivner Professor of Economics and Social Policy

Abstract

Like trade, immigration produces both winners and losers. It may be more useful, therefore, to think of immigration not in terms of economic efficiency, but rather as a social policy of income and wealth redistribution.

Citation

Borjas, George. "Lessons from Immigration Economics." Independent Review 22.3 (Winter 2018): 329-340.