Finance & Economics

Immigrants Are Welcome Here: A Case Study of Immigration in Malaysia

In the last year, immigration has captured political and economic debates in numerous countries. Some argue that immigrants displace citizens...

Leaning in or Leaning Out?

The World Economic Forum estimates that for every dollar a woman earns, a man earns $1.54 in the United States....

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...

Uncovering the Demographics of the Poorest People in Developing Nations

Global poverty has been decreasing over the past two decades as a result of fast-paced economic growth. The number of...

Uncertainty in Financial Markets and the Exchange Risk Premium of the Mexican Peso

Since 2015, the Mexican Peso has been the second most depreciated currency among emerging countries. This depreciation is mostly due...

How Far Would You Travel for Work? Disentangling the Effects of Geography, Job Search and Employment

After the financial crisis, the number of unemployed workers in the United States reached nearly 15 million in 2009 and...

How Organizational Changes Can Increase Competitiveness: Evidence from Brazil

Productivity is a fundamental concept in business because it encompasses how employees, firms, and the economy as a whole efficiently...

The Impact of Financing on Labor Markets in Developing Countries

Most firms in today’s economy are dependent on financial services such as lending or insurance.  Developed countries are at the...

Introducing Data to the Immigration Debate

Illegal immigration is a tumultuous topic for the Obama administration, and continues to be a source of heated debate in...

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