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Liberalized Immigration as Free Trade: Economic welfare and the Optimal Immigration Policy

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  • Chang, H.F.

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This paper describes the immigartion policy that would naximize the welfare of natives. Trade principles indicate that the United States should eliminate its immigration quotas and other nontariff protectionist bassiers and use immigration tariffs instead.

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  • Chang, H.F., 1997. "Liberalized Immigration as Free Trade: Economic welfare and the Optimal Immigration Policy," Papers 97-6, Georgetown University Law Center.
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:geolaw:97-6
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    IMMIGRATION;

    JEL classification:

    • J60 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - General
    • J61 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Geographic Labor Mobility; Immigrant Workers

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