Thinking big: The gains from immigration

Lant Pritchett:

  • The gain from a lifetime of microcredit is the same as 8 weeks working in the USA
  • Total annual gain to Grameen Bank borrowers (around) $30 million
  • If I get 3,000 Bangladeshi workers into the US, do I get a Nobel Peace Prize?

Hat tip: Wilkinson

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