PROJECTImmigrant Workforce and the Economy


Immigrants make up 13 percent of the U.S. population but they are 16 percent of the workforce, and are concentrated in occupations and industries at the high-, middle-, and low-skilled levels. Urban scholars offer expertise in the economic and fiscal impact of immigration, the immigrant workforce, and how to support more effective training and upskilling of this population.

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Research Areas Economic mobility and inequality Immigration