Supply of and Demand for Skilled Labor in the United States
Published In: Skilled Immigration Today: Prospects, Problems, and Policies / edited by Jagdish Bhagwati, Gordon Hanson (Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, 2009), Ch. 2, p. 15-52
Posted on RAND.org on January 01, 2009
Analyzes skilled migration and the political-economy of forces arrayed against immigration. Immigration into developed countries and competition for talent and professional skills are of major concern among nations today. The specific issue of skilled immigration, and how to redesign immigration policies, will remain one of the central issues before the world community.
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