The Value of an Immigrant

Lazear, Paul
October 2013
Hoover Digest: Research & Opinion on Public Policy;Fall2013, Issue 4, p98
Academic Journal
The article presents a reprint of the article "The Value of an Immigrant" by Paul Lazear, which appeared in the "Advancing A Free Society." The author discusses the value of immigrants as one of the significant contributors to the economic growth in the U.S. The author also suggests the need for the government to develop immigration policies that will encourage educated immigrants to integrate in the society and the economy.


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