TITLE

Liberalized immigration as free trade: Economic welfare and the optimal immigration policy

AUTHOR(S)
Chang, Howard F.
PUB. DATE
May 1997
SOURCE
University of Pennsylvania Law Review;May97, Vol. 145 Issue 5, p1147
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Suggests that the immigration restrictions in the United States bear little resemblance to those that would maximize either national or global economic welfare. Effects of immigration through the labor market; External effects of immigration; Optimal tariff on skilled and unskilled immigrants; Immigration of nuclear families; Concern for the welfare of immigrants.
ACCESSION #
9708040582

 

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