Article Giovanni Peri The Labor Market Effects of Immigrants on Native Poverty Mercury News/Contra Costa Times

Giovanni Peri’s Proposed Immigration Permit Auction Touted as Reform That Would Aid Economy

Research Affiliate Giovanni Peri has proposed a new immigration permit system that would replace the current waiting list and lottery with a work permit auction. The new approach is based on Peri’s economic research that found that immigration often helps native-born workers in the U.S. by raising overall productivity.