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Hosted by David Beckworth of the Mercatus Center, Macro Musings is a podcast which pulls back the curtain on the important macroeconomic issues of the past, present, and future.

Feb 1, 2021

Daniel Griswold is a senior affiliated scholar at the Mercatus Center and a nationally recognized expert on trade and immigration policy. Dan is also a returning guest is to the podcast, and joins Macro Musings to talk about immigration policy and the outlook for trade policy with the new Biden Administration. Specifically, David and Dan discuss the major demographic decline in the US, and how greater levels of immigration and can solve many of America’s economic concerns. 


Transcript for the episode can be found here.


Dan’s Twitter: @danielgriswold

Dan’s Mercatus profile:


Related Links:


*More Immigration Needed to Offset COVID-19 and America’s Demographic Decline* by Daniel Griswold


*Half a Million Fewer Children? The Coming COVID Baby Bust* by Melissa Kearney and Phillip Levine


*World Population Prospects 2019: Highlights* by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division at the United Nations


*The Next Hundred Million: America in 2050* by Joel Kotkin


*Fertility, Mortality, Migration, and Population Scenarios for 195 Countries and Territories from 2017 to 2100: A Forecasting Analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study* by Stein Emil Vollset et al.


*Clashing over Commerce: A History of US Trade Policy* by Douglas Irwin


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David’s Twitter: @DavidBeckworth