Giovanni Peri and Chad Sparbers' immigration research features in Fortune

Migration Research Cluster

A Fortune article discussing the benefits of immigration to the United States in light of current immigration reform featured studies by Giovanni Peri and Chad Sparber. Immigration that emphasizes diversity, rather than merely merit, tends to attract more people who specialize in occupations uncommon among U.S.-born workers. And, in fact, this is the key source of the well-known economic benefits of immigration. Studies by economists Giovanni Peri and Chad Sparber, show that this tendency toward job specialization is a key reason the large volume of low-skill immigration does not drive down incomes of Americans.

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