Giovanni Peri's Research Referenced On What Happens To Economy If Trump Removes Immigrants Featured In The Washington Post

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Giovanni Peri's research on what happens to economy if Trump removes immigrants featured in The Washington Post. A racist episode in U.S. history could forecast the potential economic fallout of the Trump administration’s decision to terminate the residency permits of those granted Temporary Protected Status (TPS) in the United States.

Economists Jongkwan Lee, of the Korea Development Institute, Vasil Yasenov, a postdoctoral scholar at the Goldman School of Public Policy in the University of California at Berkeley, and Giovanni Peri, looked at decades of detailed data to see if the higher wages and lower unemployment promised by opponents of immigration had materialized.

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