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July 26, 2013 | By Ray Marshall | CommentaryIf immigration displaces American workers and depresses wages, it will lead to higher unemployment, lower wages, and public opposition. If, on the other hand, immigration improves productivity and quality (value added) and promotes broadly shared prosperity, as it should, it could promote sustainable economic growth and public approval.
July 26, 2013 | By Ray Marshall | CommentaryThe Senate bill’s proposal to increase the percentage of economic, employment-based immigrants is closely related to two other proposals: the creation of a Bureau of Immigration and Labor Market Research and a points system for the selection of “merit-based” immigrants.
November 2, 2012 | By Ray Marshall | Briefing PaperAn important aspect of international migration management is how to adjust the flow of migrant workers to the needs of national economies. There are two different approaches to this challenge: a system that is demand, or employer, driven, and one that is largely policy driven.
Value Added Immigration: Lessons for the United States from Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom
October 31, 2011 | By Ray Marshall | BookUnlike the United States, Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom have developed “value-added” immigration policies designed to boost GDP and per-capita incomes.
April 16, 2009 | By Ray Marshall | BookDownload full PDF of Immigration for Shared Prosperity Jump to: Table of Contents | Executive Summary | About the Author | Purchase Table of Contents Executive Summary Chapter 1: Getting Immigration Reform Right Chapter 2: Proposals to Fix the System Chapter 3: The Components of a Comprehensive Framework for the Reform of Employment-Based Immigration Chapter 4: Where Do We Go From Here?
August 7, 2008 | By Ray Marshall | BookThe Case for Collaborative School Reform The Toledo Experience Ray Marshall The Case for Collaborative School Reform argues that the most successful school reforms will be undertaken collaboratively between teachers, school district officials, and union leaders.
May 16, 2007 | By Ray Marshall | Briefing PaperSee also Immigration for Shared Prosperity (an EPI book, April 2009) Congress’ difficulty in passing immigration reform legislation comes as no surprise to those who have followed this issue over the years, especially the debates that led to the seriously flawed Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) of 1986.
February 4, 2005 | By Ray Marshall | Working PaperFebruary 2005 | EPI Working Paper #271 Labor Standards, Human Capital, and Economic Development by Ray Marshall This Working Paper is available in PDF format.
January 1, 2000 | By Ray Marshall | Book
May 1, 1997 | By Ray Marshall | Book1997 | EPI Book Restoring Broadly Shared Prosperity A Conference Volume by Ray Marshall (editor) Purchase this publication See also SharedProsperity.org, the Web site for EPI’s new policy initiative, the Agenda for Shared Prosperity.