George Borjas

George Borjas is the Robert W. Scrivner Professor of Economics and Social Policy at Harvard University. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a Research Fellow at Institute for the Study of Labor. In 2011, he was the co-winner of the IZA Prize in Labor Economics. Professor Borjas received his B.S. in Economics and Mathematics from St. Peters College and his M.A., DPhil., and Ph.D. in Economics from Columbia University.

He is most well known for his advocacy of reducing the rates of immigration to the United States. 

Representative Publications

“The Slowdown in the Economic Assimilation of Immigrants: Aging and Cohort Effects Revisited Again,” Journal of Human Capital, Winter 2015

“The Analytics of the Wage Effect of Immigration,” IZA Journal of Migration, 2013

“Do Foreign Students Crowd Out Native Students from Graduate Programs,” in Science and the University, edited by Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Paula E. Stephan, University of Wisconsin Press, 2007

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