Insights Animation: The Economic Benefits of Immigration

Do new arrivals in a country take jobs away from the native residents? The picture is much more complex than that, argues Yale SOM’s Mushfiq Mobarak. He summarizes six observations from economic research about how immigration creates economic benefits.

Some of the research topics discussed in the video: imperfect substitution; complementarity; time; innovation; start-up founders; and selectivity.

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Thursday, June 1, 2017