Tag Archives: economics

How Immigrant Businesses Contribute to Place-Making and Community Development

Like many metropolitan areas in the U.S. South, Charlotte, North Carolina has grown rapidly over the past two decades. As the Charlotte Observer Editorial Board recently remarked, “Charlotte, for centuries a Southern town of black and white, has grown overnight into a global city of many hues.” This expansion includes one of the fastest growth […]

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 […]