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College Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

INTL 269 - Economics of International Migration

Cross-Listed as   and LATI 269 
This course will examine the global movement of people through an economic lens. The course will study the impact that emigration has on the economy of the home country, such as brain drain and population change, the historic role that migration has played in economic development, and finally the effect that immigration has on immigrant-receiving countries. The various economic issues in the current immigration debate in the United States will be analyzed including the economic assimilation of immigrants, and the impact of immigration on native born workers. Every other spring. (4 Credits)