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The Georgia Tech Program in Science, Technology and Innovation Policy (STIP) welcomes Myriam Quispe-Agnoli, a community and economic development economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, to speak on “Immigration and Jobs in Your Community: What Is the Real Impact of Undocumented Workers.” The Innovations in Economic Development Forum brings together faculty, other researchers, students, economic developers, and policymakers to discuss leading-edge ideas and practices in economic development and innovation policy. The theme for the spring: "It's All About the Jobs: Creating Quality Jobs in a Time of Economic Recovery." STIP is sponsored by the Georgia Tech School of Public Policy and Georgia Tech's Enterprise Innovation Institute Abstract:Employing undocumented workers has long been a hot-button issue, but what is the real impact of these workers on wages and the employment decisions of local businesses? Myriam Quispe-Agnoli, Community and Economic Development Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, will discuss her research on (1) whether firms employing undocumented workers have a competitive advantage, (2) wage differentials between documented and undocumented workers, and (3) whether undocumented workers are displacing documented workers.



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  • Created By: Michael Hagearty
  • Created: 02/16/2011
  • Modified By: Fletcher Moore
  • Modified: 10/07/2016

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