Tyler Cowen On Immigration And Inequality: Case Closed!
From Marginal Revolution:
by Tyler Cowen
In general, no. Let’s assume that the increase in inequality is driven by new technologies, such as automation, or by foreign trade.
In other words, let`s begin by assuming that the increase in inequality is not caused even in part by additional low-skilled immigration. Ergo, increasing inequality does not weaken the case for additional low-skilled immigration.