Becker Friedman Institute
for Research in Economics
The University of Chicago

Research. Insights. Impact. Advancing the Legacy of Chicago Economics.

Immigration, Human Capital Formation, and Endogenous Economic Growth

Immigration, Human Capital Formation, and Endogenous Economic Growth

 
Immigration to wealthy countries has risen sharply in the last 40 or 50 years. What’s more, the skill composition of this new wave of immigrants is also on the rise. Isaac Ehrlich presented research seeking to explain these patterns.