George J Borjas

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Date of Birth October 15, 1950
Place of Birth Cuba
Age 70 years old
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George Jesus Borjas is an American economist and the Robert W. Scrivner Professor of Economics and Social Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. He has been described as "America's leading immigration economist". He has been described as an "immigration skeptic". Borjas has published a number of studies that show that immigration adversely affects low-skilled natives, a proposition that is debated among economists.

Born: Jorge Jesús Borjas, Oct 15, 1950, Havana, Cuba
Residence: Lexington, Massachusetts, U.S.
Citizenship: American
Fields: Economist
Institutions: Harvard Kennedy School
Alma mater: St. Peter's College, Columbia University
Known for: research on immigration

About George J Borjas

Economist and Harvard Kennedy School faculty member. He became known for his research on the economic implications of immigration policy.

Before Fame

After graduating from St. Peter's College and Columbia University, he taught at the University of Chicago and Queens College, City University of New York.

Achievement

He held professorships in the economics departments of both the University of California, San Diego and the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Family Life

A native of Havana, Cuba, he emigrated to the United States at the age of twelve.

Associations

He and Milton Friedman both had careers as economists and authors.

Information related to George J. Borjas

  • Cuban-American Republicans
  • Saint Peter's University alumni
  • Labor economists
  • American anti–illegal immigration activists
  • John F. Kennedy School of Government faculty
  • University of California, Santa Barbara faculty
  • Cuban emigrants to the United States
  • University of California, San Diego faculty
  • Fellows of the Econometric Society
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Latest information about George J Borjas updated on October 24, 2020.

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