George Borjas on “We Wanted Workers”
Program on Constitutional Government at Harvard
Published at : 08 Feb 2021
Unraveling the Immigration Narrative.” George J. Borjas is the Robert W. Scrivener Professor of Economics and Social Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He is the author of several books, including Immigration Economics (Harvard University Press, 2014), Heaven’s Door: Immigration Policy and the American Economy (Princeton University Press, 1999), and the widely used textbook Labor Economics (McGraw-Hill, 2016), now in its seventh edition. His latest book is We Wanted Workers: Unraveling the Immigration Narrative (Norton, 2016). He has published over 150 articles in books and scholarly journals. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University in 1975.
Presented by the Program on Constitutional Government on April 27, 2018.