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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.

Jul 2, 2018

Dan Griswold is a research fellow and co-director for the Program on the American Economy and Globalization at the Mercatus Center. He is a nationally recognized expert on trade and immigration and is a previous guest on Macro Musings. He joins the show today to discuss his recent policy brief, *The Benefits of Immigration: Addressing the Key Myths* in addition to some of his other work on the issue. Some of the topics Dan and David explore include immigration’s positive effects on economic growth, the importance of immigrants in maintaining demographic stability, and other false narratives surrounding their perceived fiscal impact. Dan’s Twitter: @DanielGriswold Dan’s Mercatus profile: Related Links: *The Benefits of Immigration: Addressing the Key Myths* by Dan Griswold *The Economic and Fiscal Consequences of Immigration* by the National Academies of Sciences *The Integration of Immigrants into American Society* by the National Academies of Sciences *Reforming the U.S. Immigration System to Promote Growth* by Dan Griswold *Immigrants and Conservatives are Cut from the Same Cloth* by Dan Griswold *What the June Rate Hikes Mean for the Future of the Fed* by David Beckworth David’s blog: David’s Twitter: @DavidBeckworth