Monday, March 18

Egalitarian Core

"Imagine that it is your professional duty to report a cost-benefit analysis of liberalizing immigration policy. You wouldn't dream of producing a study that counted 'men only' or 'whites only,' at least not without specific, clearly stated reasons for dividing the data. 
"So why report cost-benefit results only for United States citizens or residents, as is sometimes done in analyses of both international trade and migration?"
Full piece. The assumed position is often quite the opposite.