George Borjas

Robert W. Scrivner Professor of Economics and Social Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School

George J. Borjas is the Robert W. Scrivner Professor of Economics and Social Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. He was awarded the IZA Prize in Labour Economics in 2011. Professor Borjas is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a Research Fellow at IZA. Professor Borjas is the author of several books, including Immigration Economics (Harvard University Press, 2014), Heaven's Door: Immigration Policy and the American Economy (Princeton University Press, 1999), and the widely used textbook Labour Economics (McGraw-Hill, 2013), now in its sixth edition. He has published around 150 articles in books and scholarly journals. His professional honors include citations in Who's Who in the World and Who's Who in America. Professor Borjas was elected a Fellow of the Econometric Society in 1998 and a Fellow of the Society of Labour Economists in 2004. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University in 1975.

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