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economic effects of immigration.

1)Summarize the main research conclusions found by prominent economists on the economic effects of immigration.

2)What factors have contributed to growing inequality in incomes in U.S.? Discuss briefly

3)Other things equal

A. owners of U.S. businesses benefit from immigration and owners of Mexican businesses are hurt by emigration
B. owners of U.S. businesses are hurt by immigration and owners of Mexican businesses benifit emigration
C. owners of U.S. businesses benefit from emigration and owners of Mexican businesses are hurt by immigration
D. the benefit owners of U.S. businesses receive from immigration is offset by the losses experienced by owners of Mexican businesses due to emigration

4)If labor productivity in the health care industry rises very slowly relative to wages and salaries in the industry, this would tend to:

Answer
A) increase the demand for health care.

B) decrease the demand for health care.

C) increase the supply of health care.

D) decrease the supply of health care.

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1)Summarize the main research conclusions found by prominent economists on the economic effects of immigration.
The main research conclusions found by prominent economists on economic effects of immigration are that there are strong adverse effects on the wages and employment rates of low-skilled home born workers who face increased competition from low-skilled immigrants. Further, there is increase in consumption of publicly provided goods and services, like the public assistance programs.
The economic benefits from immigration emerge from the large diversity of skills in foreign born workers that are tapped by local businesses. The availability of low-skilled immigrants that are willing to earn lower wages enables local businesses to grow and generate more jobs increasing production and keeping prices down. Further, foreign born workers with higher levels of ...

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