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The Economics of Immigration: A Story of Substitutes and Complements (Page One Economics)

America is a nation of immigrants, who currently make up about 13 percent of the overall population. The May 2014 issue shows how immigration affects the average American. The essay weighs the costs and benefits of immigration and discusses the concept of immigrant workers as substitutes for and complements to native-born workers.

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Audience:   High School, Consumers, College
Language:   English
Subjects:   AP, Economics
Resource Types:   Publications, Newsletter, Lessons
Concepts:   Demand, Markets