Wretched Refuse? (Cambridge Studies in Economics) (Paperback)

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Economic arguments favoring increased immigration restrictions suggest that immigrants undermine the culture, institutions, and productivity of destination countries. But is this actually true? Nowrasteh and Powell systematically analyze cross-country evidence of potential negative effects caused by immigration relating to economic freedom, corruption, culture, and terrorism. They analyze case studies of mass immigration to the United States, Israel, and Jordan. Their evidence does not support the idea that immigration destroys the institutions responsible for prosperity in the modern world. This nonideological volume makes a qualified case for free immigration and the accompanying prosperity.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781108702454
ISBN-10: 1108702457
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: December 17th, 2020
Pages: 240
Language: English
Series: Cambridge Studies in Economics