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Podcast with John Cochrane: Immigration's Effect On Wages And The Economy

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

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In this audio podcast, Hoover senior fellow John Cochrane argues that immigration has very little effect on American workers’ wages, especially since so many start new businesses and there’s not a fixed supply of jobs.  Cochrane also believes in open borders because a free market in labor is beneficial to the overall functioning of the economy.

 

 

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Click here for Cochrane's essay on the purpose and unintended consequences of immigration reform.