News Mentions/Interviews

Giovanni Peri interviewed by the IMF

GMC Director Giovanni Peri was recently interviewed and featured by the IMF, where he gave his commentary on the economic aspects of the Ukrainian refugee crisis. Peri emphasizes that early investments into the wellbeing of refugees can help foster their integration into the host country's labor market.

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Giovanni Peri featured in the Baltimore Sun

GMC Director Giovanni Peri was featured in an opinion editorial in "The Baltimore Sun" which discusses the need for more immigrants in the United States. Peri's research and commentary about immigration and the effect on wages and native employment was used to contribute to the author's argument.

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Raquel Aldana Interviewed by ABC 10

GMC affiliate Raquel Aldana was interviewed by ABC 10 to discuss the swift response in granting temporary protected status to Ukrainians by the Biden administration. Aldana points out how this quick and decisive action has not been realized in previous refugee crises.

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Giovanni Peri featured on the IMF Podcast

GMC Director Giovanni Peri was recently featured on the IMF Podcast to discuss the economic impact of Ukrainian refugees. Specifically, Dr. Peri notes that the efforts toward building human capital in the migrants justify the upfront cost and may be a solution for countries experiencing aging and labor market shortages

Listen to the podcast here.

Giovanni Peri and Reem Zaiour for the Washington Post and St. Louis Dispatch

GMC Director Giovanni Peri and Graduate Student Affiliate Reem Zaiour's policy brief on the impact of falling immigration rates on the current labor shortage was featured in an opinion editorial published in the Washington Post and St. Louis Dispatch. Using findings from Peri and Zaiour's brief, the author of the op-ed asserts that Democrats' anxiety about a potential influx of immigrants is misguided. 

Giovanni Peri and Daniel Costa featured in the Wall Street Journal

GMC Director Giovanni Peri and GMC External Affiliate Daniel Costa's research and commentary on the effects of slowing immigration rates on the US labor market post-COVID were featured in the Wall Street Journal. Industries with higher shares of foreign-born workers are more likely to have higher job vacancies coupled with wage and inflationary pressures. 

Read the article here.