George Borjas is an American labor economist of Cuban origin who works at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. Borjas is one of the world’s most renowned labor economist and he is considered one of the most reputable critics of immigration among academic economists. He blogs here. Anti-immigration websites and groups ranging from VDARE to the Center for Immigration Studies have cited Borjas’s work and published columns written by him.
Writings mentioned on this website
- Borjas’s work on the effect that immigration has on native wages is discussed at the US-specific suppression of wages of natives page.
- Blog post titled Blacks and Immigration about a NBER paper making the case that immigration increases crime rates among segments of the native population, specifically blacks. His blog post, as well as a blog post by Bryan Caplan and an article by Steve Sailer on his research, are mentioned on the second-order crime page.