Author Archives: Benjamin Graves

Of Human Triage: Immigrant Categories and Economic Rationales

Immigration reform is all the rage in Washington these days, but if broad consensus exists for generally overhauling the system, it unfortunately falls apart in the details. The President and the Senate may have fairly similar plans, but the early House discussions have reflected an entirely different perception of the problem. So much of the […]

Cornering the Migrant Market

My contribution to this blog will be largely focused on the economics of the immigration debate, which I believe is central both to understanding public hostility to immigration and to shaping sensible immigration policies for the future. I will try to synthesize the migration economics literature that I have read in a way that is […]