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ECON 3315 Economics of Immigration (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course is an upper level elective. A basic understanding of statistics and econometrics will be helpful, but is not required. This course will examine the economic decisions of migrants and their impacts on both destination and origin economies. It will emphasize the effect of immigration on wage distribution, labor market efficiency, and innovation, and will consider current public policy issues such as border control, visa allocation, and refugee admission.


Instructor(s): Miguel Matamoros

Prerequisites: ECON2201

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Last Updated: 21-Feb-17