George Borjas
Published November 6, 2014
Updated April 21, 2021

George J. Borjas is the Robert W. Scrivner Professor of Economics and Social Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. He is also a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a research fellow at the Institute of Labor Economics. Borjas is an expert in the impact of government regulations on labor markets, particularly on the economic impact of immigration.

Borjas is the author of several books, including We Wanted Workers: Unraveling the Immigration Narrative (2016), Immigration Economics (2014) and the textbook Labor Economics (2020, eighth edition). He has also published over 170 articles in books and scholarly journals, including the American Economic Review, the Journal of Political Economy and the Quarterly Journal of Economics

Expertise: Immigration economics, public policy, labor economics

Location: Cambridge, Mass.


Phone: (617) 495-1393

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