Jason Furman

Jason Furman

Jason Furman, professor of the practice of economic policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, was chairman of president Barack Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers.

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The View | The evidence is clear: anti-immigration is bad for economic growth

The economic case for being open to immigrants is indisputable, particularly in ageing societies. Advanced societies now grappling with the rise of toxic nationalism must work towards an inclusive vision – or pay the economic price.

19 Jul 2018 - 11:31PM

The economic case for being open to immigrants is indisputable, particularly in ageing societies. Advanced societies now grappling with the rise of toxic nationalism must work towards an inclusive vision – or pay the economic price.

The evidence is clear: anti-immigration is bad for economic growth