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Posts by Nicholas Pellow

Reviewing the Research on National Maternity Leave Policies and their Effects on Women’s Careers, Children’s Health, and Employers’ Bottom Line

In 2015, women surpassed men in their likelihood of holding a bachelor’s degree. The gender pay gap has been steadily...

Immigration and Jobs: David Card’s Influential Study

A chief concern of modern policy is the impact of immigrants on natives’ employment prospects. The difficulty for academics attempting...

Innovation, Skilled Immigrants, and Why We Need More of Them

The immigration debate playing out in the United States is beleaguered by concerns over whether unskilled immigrant workers are undermining...

Introducing the Economics of Immigration

Economics of Immigration SeriesThe Chicago Policy Review is pleased to present a new special series on immigration. Originally conceived in...

Economists Are Finding a New Perspective on Immigration

As recently as twenty years ago, economists taught that as the supply of unskilled labor increased due to immigration, legal...