Liberalized immigration as free trade: Economic welfare and the optimal immigration policy
- On balance, immigration is an economic drag on the US economy rather than an engine of growth. Brimelow, Peter // Christian Science Monitor;7/17/95, Vol. 87 Issue 161, p18
Opinion. Looks at the fiscal impact of immigration on US economy. Findings of the US Commission on Immigration Reforms and its recommendations on the subject; Focus on George Borjas' article in Journal of Economic Literature; Impact of immigration on employment.
- Serving America's newcomers. Rosenberg, D.E. // Public Welfare;Winter91, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p28
Asserts that states and localities are responding to the needs of immigrants in the absence of a comprehensive national policy. Addition of bilingual staff; Challenges that will confront government agencies in the future; Eligibility restrictions; State Legalization Impact Assistance Grants...
- International factor migration and the U.S. Thompson, Henry; Clark, Don P. // Atlantic Economic Journal;Jun90, Vol. 18 Issue 2, Number 2 p74
Examines the economic implications of international migration in the United States. Comparative static effects of migrating capital; Issues of immigration and income distribution in a general equilibrium model; Income distribution due to factor migration.
- The economics of immigration. Martin, Philip L. // Quill;May95, Vol. 83 Issue 4, p27
Presents an overview of the economics of immigration in the United States. Basic economic principles of immigration; Immigration facts worldwide; US immigration; Economic effects of immigration; Effect on the educational system and cost of education; Employment prospects for immigrants;...
- Drastic immigration reduction: A win-win proposition. Ling-Ling, Yeh // National Minority Politics;Aug95, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p28
Calls on Washington, D.C. leaders to develop a long-term, responsible immigration policy that would reflect American minorities' economic realities and resource availability. Adverse economic impact of immigration on minorities; Mass immigration's impact on American professionals; Curbing...
- Adding and subtracting. Dentzer, Susan // U.S. News & World Report;4/29/96, Vol. 120 Issue 17, p37
Opinion. Analyzes the impact that immigrants have on the United States economy. The fact that little is empirically known about immigration economic consequences; Conclusion that foreigners have not had an adverse effect on the economy; The effects of immigration on wages and the wage gap in...
- How do immigrants fare in the U.S. labor market? Meisenheimer II, Joseph R. // Monthly Labor Review;Dec92, Vol. 115 Issue 12, p3
States that recent immigrants earn less and have higher jobless rates than do earlier postwar immigrants and United States natives and that educational attainment and English fluency are important factors for success in the labor market. Data source and technical issues; Labor force...
- The economic and labor market effects of immigration on the United States. Papademetriou, Demetrios G. // National Forum;Summer94, Vol. 74 Issue 3, p17
Discusses the effects of immigration on the United States economy. Aggregate economic effects; Labor market effects; Positive effects of immigration on the country's international competitiveness; Sectoral effects; Job creation.
- Mexican migration to the United States: A critical review. Durand, Jorge; Massey, Douglas S. // Latin American Research Review;1992, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p3
Examines the number of Mexican migrants to the United States and the quantity of their monetary remittances to Mexico, and suggests that once rhetoric is separated from fact and analysis from opinion, the various estimates are actually relatively communities that send migrants to the US;...