Michael A. Clemens

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Selected papers

The Effect of Low-Skill Immigration Restrictions on US Firms and Workers: Evidence from a Randomized Lottery”, NBER Working Paper 30589 (with Ethan G. Lewis). Co-released with IZA, CESifo, and CReAM.

Featured in the NBER Digest, December 2022

Summary for VoxEU

The Fiscal Effect of Immigration: Reducing Bias in Influential Estimates”, IZA Discussion Paper 15592. Co-released with CReAM and CESifo.

Immigration Restrictions as Active Labor Market Policy: Evidence from the Mexican Bracero Exclusion”, American Economic Review, 108 (6): 1468–1487 (with Ethan G. Lewis and Hannah M. Postel). 

Economics and Emigration: Trillion-Dollar Bills on the Sidewalk?”, Journal of Economic Perspectives, 25 (3): 83–106.

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