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Harvard Kennedy School faculty disseminate their research in working papers and publications that contribute to public knowledge and fuel policy innovation. This list features recent faculty publications, including journal articles, books, edited volumes, research papers, and public testimony.

Faculty Papers and Publications

Borjas, George. "Demographic Determinants of Testing Incidence and COVID-19 Infections in New York City Neighborhoods." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-008, April 2020.
Borjas, George. "The Wage Impact of the Marielitos: The Role of Race." Industrial and Labor Relations Review (August 2019).
Borjas, George, Barry R. Chiswick, and Benjamin Elsner, eds. Foundations of Migration Economics. Oxford University Press, 2019.
Borjas, George, Ilpo Kauppinen, and Panu Poutvaara. "Self-Selection of Emigrants: Theory and Evidence on Stochastic Dominance in Observable and Unobservable Characteristics." The Economic Journal 129.617 (January 2019): 143-171.
Borjas, George, Kirk B. Doran, and Ying Shen. "Ethnic Complementarities After the Opening of China: How Chinese Graduate Students Affected the Productivity of Their Advisors." Journal of Human Resources 53 (Winter 2018): 1-31.
Borjas, George. "Lessons from Immigration Economics." Independent Review 22.3 (Winter 2018): 329-340.
Borjas, George. "EXODUS: How Migration Is Changing Our World." Review of Lessons from Immigration Economics, by Collier, Paul. Independent Review, 22.3, Winter 2018: 329-340.
Borjas, George. "The Wage Impact of the Marielitos: A Reappraisal." ILR Review 70.5 (October 2017): 1077-1110.
Borjas, George. "Still More on Mariel: The Role of Race." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-029, June 2017.
Borjas, George, and Joan Monras. "The Labour Market Consequences of Refugee Supply Shocks." Economic Policy 32.91 (July 2017): 361-413.
Borjas, George. "The Earnings of Undocumented Immigrants." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-013, March 2017.
Borjas, George. We Wanted Workers: Unraveling the Immigration Narrative. W.W. Norton & Company, 2016.
Borjas, George. "Low-Skill Immigration." The US Labor Market: Questions and Challenges for Public Policy. Ed. Strain, Michael R. AEI Press, 2016, 152-165.
Borjas, George. "Does Welfare Reduce Poverty?" Research in Economics 70.1 (March 2016): 143-157.
Borjas, George. "The Labor Supply of Undocumented Immigrants." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-012, March 2016.
Borjas, George. "Immigration and Globalization: A Review Essay." Journal of Economic Literature 53.4 (December 2015): 961-974.
Borjas, George J., and Kirk B. Doran. "Which Peers Matter? The Relative Impacts of Collaborators, Colleagues, and Competitors." Review of Economics and Statistics 97.5 (December 2015): 1104-1117.
Borjas, George, Ilpo Kauppinen, and Panu Poutvaara. "Self-Selection of Emigrants: Theory and Evidence on Stochastic Dominance in Observable and Unobservable Characteristics." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-062, October 2015.
Borjas, George. "The Wage Impact of the Marielitos: A Reappraisal." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-057, September 2015.
Borjas, George J. "The Slowdown in the Economic Assimilation of Immigrants: Aging and Cohort Effects Revisited Again." Journal of Human Capital 9.4 (Winter 2015): 483-517.
Borjas, George J., and Kirk B. Doran. "Cognitive Mobility: Labor Market Responses to Supply Shocks in the Space of Ideas." Journal of Labor Economics 33.S1 (July 2015): S109-S145.
Borjas, George J., and Kirk B. Doran. "Prizes and Productivity: How Winning the Fields Medal Affects Scientific Output." Journal of Human Resources 50.3 (July 1, 2015): 728-758.
Borjas, George, Kirk B. Doran, and Ying Shen. "Ethnic Complementarities After the Opening of China: How Chinese Graduate Students Affected the Productivity of Their Advisors." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-020, April 2015.
Borjas, George, and Kirk. B. Doran. "How High-Skill Immigration Affects Science: Evidence from the Collapse of the USSR." Innovation Policy and the Economy. Ed. William R. Kerr, Josh Lerner, and Scott Stern. NBER, 2015.
Borjas, George. Immigration Economics. Harvard University Press, June 2014.
Borjas, George. "L’Impact des Immigrants sur les Revenus et l’Emploi des Natifs." Les Théories de la Migration. Ed. Victor Piché. Editions de l’Ined, 2013, 377-394.
Borjas, George. "The Analytics of the Wage Effect of Immigration." IZA Journal of Migration 2.22 (November 2013): 1-25.
Borjas, George, and Kirk B. Doran. "The Collapse of the Soviet Union and the Productivity of American Mathematicians." Quarterly Journal of Economics 127.3 (August 2012): 1143-1203.
Borjas, George, and Kirk B. Doran. "The Collapse of the Soviet Union and the Productivity of American Mathematicians." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP12-004, February 2012.
Borjas, George. "Comment: On Estimating Elasticities of Substitution." Journal of the European Economic Association 10.1 (February 2012): 198–210.
Borjas, George, Jeffrey Grogger, and Gordon H. Hanson. Comment on On Estimating Elasticities of Substitution, Journal of the European Economic Association, 10.1, February 2012: 198-210.
Borjas, George J, Jeffrey Grogger, and Gordon H. Hanson. "Substitution Between Immigrants, Natives, and Skill Groups." NBER Working Papers 17461, September 2011.
Borjas, George. "Poverty and Program Participation among Immigrant Children." The Future of Children 21.1 (Spring 2011): 247-266.
Borjas, George. "Social Security Eligibility and the Labor Supply of Older Immigrants." Industrial & Labor Relations Review 64.3 (April 2011): 485-501.
Borjas, George. "Attenuation Bias in Measuring the Wage Impact of Immigration." Journal of Labor Economics 29.1 (January 2011): 69-113.
Aydemir, Abdurrahman, and George J. Borjas. "Attenuation Bias in Measuring the Wage Impact of Immigration." NBER Working Papers16229, July 2010.
Borjas, George, Jeffrey Grogger, and Gordon H. Hanson. "Immigration and the Economic Status of African-American Men." Economica 77.306 (April 2010): 255-282.
Borjas, George, and Rachel M. Friedberg. "Recent Trends in the Earnings of New Immigrants to the United States." NBER Working Papers 15406, October 2009.
Borjas, George. Immigration in High-Skill Labor Markets: The Impact of Foreign Students on the Earnings of Doctorates. Science and Engineering Careers in the United States. Ed. Richard B. Freeman and Daniel L. Goroff. University of Chicago Press, 2009, 131-162.
Borjas, George. "The Analytics of the Wage Effect of Immigration." NBER Working Papers 14796, March 2009.
Borjas, George. "International Migration." The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics. Ed. Steven Durlauf and Lawrence Blume. Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Borjas, George. "Labor Outflows and Labor Inflows in Puerto Rico." Journal of Human Capital 2.1 (Spring 2008): 32-68.
Borjas, George J., Jeffrey Grogger, and Gordon H. Hanson. "Imperfect Substitution between Immigrants and Natives: A Reappraisal." NBER Working Paper Series 13887, March 2008.
Borjas, George. "Labor Outflows and Labor Inflows in Puerto Rico." NBER Working Paper Series w13669, November 2007.
Aydemir, Abdurrahman, and George Borjas. "Cross-Country Variation in the Impact of International Migration: Canada, Mexico, and the United States." Journal of the European Economic Association 5.4 (June 2007): 663-708.
Borjas, George. "Introduction." Mexican Immigration to the United States. Ed. George Borjas. National Bureau of Economic Research, May 2007, 1-12.
Borjas, George and Lawrence F. Katz. "The Evolution of the Mexican-Born Workforce in the United States." Mexican Immigration to the United States. Ed. George Borjas. National Bureau of Economic Research, May 2007, 13-55.
Borjas, George., ed. Mexican Immigration to the United States. National Bureau of Economic Research, May 2007.
Borjas, George, ed. Mexican Immigration to the United States. University of Chicago Press, 2007.
Borjas, George. "The New Face of the Low Wage Workforce." National Poverty Center, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan (Policy Brief 8), January 2007.