Washington, D.C. – The Bipartisan Policy Center, working with policy experts, will release a study of the economic and budgetary impacts of varying policy frameworks for immigration reform. Leading economists will discuss the findings and the role of immigration reform in economic growth during a panel at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce tomorrow, October 29, at 9:20AM EDT.
At the heart of the ongoing immigration reform debate is the question of the anticipated costs and benefits of reform. Assessing the impact of the various reform proposals on economic growth, wages, housing markets and the federal budget is critical to making an informed judgment as to whether enactment of reform legislation is in the best interest of the country.
The panelists will address the paper and other economic analyses in this debate. This panel is part of a larger event organized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Bibles, Badges and Business; Partnership for a New American Economy and FWD.us. The panel is open to the public and the press.
Other groups have chosen to conduct modeling by excluding important factors, such as tax revenues, economic growth and the impact of government spending. This report aims to produce a more complete and balanced assessment of immigration reform’s economic and budget impacts. BPC partnered with Macroeconomic Advisers, LLC to examine these impacts of reform proposals in the Senate immigration bill, as well as five alternate scenarios.
If you are interested in attending this event, please RSVP to [email protected].
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Visiting Scholar, Brookings Institution
Former Associate Director for Health Programs, Congressional Budget Office
President, American Action Forum
Former Director, Congressional Budget Office
Senior Managing Director and Co-founder, Macroeconomic Advisers LLC
BPC’s Director of Immigration Policy
Immigration Reform: Implications for Growth, Budgets and Housing
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
9:20AM EDT – 10:15AM EDT
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Hall of Flags
1615 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20062