University Professor in Economics, Jennifer Hunt, from Rutgers University, and a member of Democratic party, says that we all benefit from uneducated and low-skilled immigration from the third world.
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Microeconomic Analysis at the U.S. Department of the Treasury and Chief Economist to the U.S. Secretary of Labor, and nowadays Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, Jennifer Hunt, says in a interview with a Swedish magazine DN, that the western world benefits from low skilled uneducated immigration.
- The most important economic factor is that immigrants are different than the domestic labor force. It provides the opportunity for increased specialization and that everyone can do what they do best. If the low-skilled immigrants handles simple tasks, then the indigenous population can climb to more qualified and well paid jobs. It makes the economy more efficient, which we all benefit from, says professor Hunt, who doesnt see any problems at all with this type of immigration.
- If there are more immigrants who lower the price of some services, so does the demand for domestic labor, she adds.