Nobel Prize: Immigrants do not take jobs from natives – La Noticia

What is the argument most used by those who oppose immigration reform? That immigrants take jobs away from natives, but Is this idea based on some scientific research or is it just the result of prejudice?

The 2021 Nobel Prize ceremony brought several surprises, such as the three winners of this award in economics, who used a new system of scientific research and determined, among other things, that neither immigrants take jobs away from natives, nor does raising the minimum wage generate negative effects on the economy.

This year the Swedish Academy awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics to the Canadian David Card, the American-Israeli Joshua Angrist and the Dutch-American Guido Imbens, for their contribution in the field of “Natural experiments”. What is this?

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Nobel Prize: Immigrants do not take jobs from natives – La Noticia

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