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    Impact of immigration on the economy

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    Someone makes the claim that immigration must always be good for the economy because the increased supply of labor will result in a higher GDP. Evaluate this statement. In your answer take into account the skill level of potential immigrants as welll as all factors which go into the determination of GDP per capita. Remember that potential immigrants come from many countries and with various skill levels. Do not take a position as to whether immigration should or should not be encouraged; only discuss its potential impact. Look at both overall GDP and GDP per capita

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    Overall GDP is determined by the economy's level of capital and labor as well as it technology. Technology can be thought of as representing the productivity of capital and labor. GDP per capita is determined by the factors that determine overall ...

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    Some pointers for writing a response to a question about the impact of immigration on the economy, particularly on the labor market.