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Increased Diversity in Metropolitan Areas Results in Higher Wages for All Workers, Study Finds

January 12, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 12, 2017 CONTACT: Sarah Doolin Roy, sarah@renewoureconomy.org Increased Diversity in Metropolitan Areas Results in Higher Wages for All Workers, Study Finds New York, NY—Immigrants hail from a wider range of countries now than at any other point in U.S. history, and today, New American Economy released new research showing that a…

The Riches of the Melting Pot: How Diversity in Metropolitan Areas Helps Grow the Wages of Low- and High-wage Workers

January 12, 2017

Immigrants hail from a wider range of countries now than at any other point in U.S. history, according to research released by  New American Economy showing that a more diverse America benefits both high- and low-wage workers. The report—an analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau—tracks individual workers in 160 U.S. metropolitan areas between 1991 and…

Untapped Talent: The Costs of Brain Waste among Highly Skilled Immigrants in the United States

December 7, 2016

The United States has long attracted some of the world’s best and brightest. But nearly 2 million immigrants with college degrees are relegated to low-skilled jobs or can’t find work. The result of this brain waste? If these highly skilled immigrants were working at their skill level, in the professions for which they had trained…

New Americans in Lancaster

November 22, 2016

New American Economy (NAE) released a study highlighting the economic and demographic contributions of immigrants in the county. Published in partnership with the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Lancaster County Refugee Coalition, the brief shows that the county’s 23,094 immigrant residents have an outsize impact on the local economy through their high rates of…

Report on New Americans in Lancaster County Highlights Economic Contributions of Immigrants

November 22, 2016

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 22, 2016 CONTACT Sarah Doolin Roy, New American Economy, Sarah@renewoureconomy.org   Report on New Americans in Lancaster County Highlights Economic Contributions of Immigrants Lancaster County, PA – Today, New American Economy (NAE) released a study highlighting the economic and demographic contributions of immigrants in the county. Published in partnership with the…

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