This book sheds light on one of the most controversial issues of the decade. It identifies the economic gains and losses from immigration--for the nation, states, and local areas--and provides a foundation for public discussion and policymaking. Three key questions are explored:
Table of Contents
|1 The Immigration Debate||14-19|
|2 Background to Contemporary U.S. Immigration||20-75|
|3 The Face of the U.S. Population in 2050||76-134|
|4 Immigration's Effects on Jobs and Wages: First Principles||135-172|
|5 Immigration's Effects on Jobs and Wages: Empirical Evidence||173-253|
|6 Do Immigrants Impose a Net Fiscal Burden? Annual Estimates||254-296|
|7 The Future Fiscal Impacts of Current Immigrants||297-362|
|8 The Social Dimensions of Immigration||363-406|
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