Immigration in American Economic History

Date: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 18:00 - 20:30

The United States has long been viewed across the world as a land of opportunity for immigrants. Yet throughout our history and even today, some have expressed concern that immigrants fail to integrate into U.S. society and say they have lowered wages for those already working. How has immigration affected the country's economy? How have immigrants integrated into U.S. society in the past, and is their integration different today? Join Professor Ran Abramitzky of Stanford University to discuss his research on the economics of immigration and explains the evidence on immigration's impact on our society.

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Event: Immigration in American Economic History

When: 6:00-8:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Where: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Public Affairs Forums, 1000 Peachtree Street N.E.Atlanta, Georgia 30309