Standard economic analysis suggests that even large-scale immigration doesn’t hurt native citizens economically. But couldn’t the newcomers change the culture and political climate to hurt liberty? In his latest book, economist Ben Powell argues that this too is a baseless fear.
Mentioned in the Episode and Other Links of Interest:
- The YouTube version of this interview.
- Ben Powell’s book (co-authored with Alex Nowrasteh) Wretched Refuse?: The Political Economy of Immigration and Institutions.
- Ben Powell’s earlier appearance on ep. 47.
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