Liberalized Immigration as Free Trade: Economic Welfare and the Optimal Immigration Policy
University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 145, No. 5, May 1997
Posted: 15 May 1998
This paper describes the immigration policy that would maximize the welfare of natives. Trade principles indicate that the United States should eliminate its immigration quotas and other non-tariff protectionist barriers and use immigration tariffs instead.
Notes: outdated; author has copyright
JEL Classification: J60, J61
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