Archive for March 14th, 2011

How immigration works for US?

March 14, 2011

Dallas Fed annual report has a nice chapter on this topic.

It says immigrants form almost 17% of the Us workforce. Foucs is on low skill immigrants but high skill ones have risen sharply bas well. They help fill critical jobs in science and IT sectors leading to overall gains for the economy.

It has some interesting stats. It comapres US workforce and immigrants since 1910:



Did Financial sector reforms in India lead to expansion of credit?

March 14, 2011

This is a nice paper from IMF economists  Poonam Gupta,  Kalpana Kochhar and  Sanjaya Panth.

They say a couple of interesting things on India’s financial system and economy:


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