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.|
|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.
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.
He held professorships in the economics departments of both the University of California, San Diego and the University of California, Santa Barbara.
A native of Havana, Cuba, he emigrated to the United States at the age of twelve.
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