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Study: Immigrants have lower incarceration rates than US-born
CNN, April 27, 2024

The Best Books of 2022
The New Yorker, April 26, 2024

Trump says migrants are fueling violent crime. Here is what the research shows
Reuters, April 11, 2024

What Groups Need Affirmative Action?
The New York Times, March 15, 2024

Immigrants are less likely to commit crimes than U.S.-born Americans, studies find
NPR, March 8, 2024

No, immigrants aren't more likely to commit crimes than US-born, despite Trump's border speech
USA Today, March 1, 2024

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The truth about illegal immigration and crime
Washington Post, February 29, 2024

The killing of a Georgia nursing student is now at the center of the US immigration debate
Associated Press, February 27, 2024

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Slaying of Georgia student becomes part of U.S. immigration debate
Washington Post, February 26, 2024

‘Migrant Crime Wave’ Not Supported by Data, Despite High-Profile Cases
The New York Times, February 15, 2024

Nobel laureates and MacArthur fellows offer lessons in perseverance
Stanford Report, January 12, 2024

An Immigration Shift
The New York Times, January 10, 2024

What is a kibbutz? The roots of Israel's communal villages where violence raged
NPR, October 12, 2023

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What is a kibbutz? The communes bore the brunt of the Hamas assault.
Washington Post, October 10, 2023

Economists Love Immigration. Why Do So Many Americans Hate It?    
The New Yorker, June 5, 2023

The mythical tie between immigration and crime   
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research | July 21, 2023   
 

The New Surge at the Border    
The New York Times, May 8, 2023

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Why the world can benefit from contact theory    
Financial Times, January 26, 2023

Reagan’s amnesty program gave Gen X immigrants the chance to succeed. DREAMers deserve the same   
Miami Herald, December 21, 2022

What’s worth reading over the holidays?  
Economics Observatory, 2022

The Best Scholarly Books of 2022  
The Chronicle of Higher Education, December 21, 2022

The Most Inspiring Immigration Stories Of 2022  
Forbes, December 20, 2022

10 Best Business Books Of 2022  
Forbes, December 14, 2022

A New Look at the History of U.S. Immigration: A Conversation with Ran Abramitzky  
Behavioral Scientist, December 1, 2022

Stanford economist Ran Abramitzky on his new book debunking U.S. immigration myths  
Stanford H&S, November 8, 2022

Capsule Review: Streets of Gold: America’s Untold Story of Immigrant Success  
Foreign Affairs, November/December, 2022

Another Study Concludes Immigration Critics Are Wrong  
Forbes, October 26, 2022

"תעלומת הקיבוץ": מה הקיבוצים יכולים ללמד אותנו על יצירת חברה שוויונית  
Haaretz, October 21, 2022

What America Gave My Father—and What He Gave Back  
The Wall Street Journal, September 28, 2022

Why Skills-Based Immigration Is the Best Option for America  
Foreign Policy, September 18, 2022

New Book, "Streets of Gold," Busts Myths About Immigration  
KQED, September 7, 2022

פרק 27: רן אברמיצקי ותעלומת הקיבוץ  
Podbean, August 29, 2022

Revising America’s Immigration Myths, Past and Present  
Behavioral Scientist, August 24, 2022

האם מעוז השמאל האחרון בדרך למטה? משהו מושך את הקיבוצניקים ימינה  
Globes, August 6, 2022

How attitudes towards U.S. immigration have changed over the years  
KCBS Radio, August 4, 2022

How Have Attitudes Towards U.S. Immigration Changed?  
Stanford HAI, July 29, 2022

Today’s immigrants are achieving the American Dream just as quickly as the immigrants who passed through Ellis Island 100 years ago  
MarketWatch, July 25, 2022

 Why So Many Children of Immigrants Rise to the Top  
New York Times, July 11, 2022

Mobility as the Key to Immigrant Success  
Reason, July 11, 2022

Economic Liberalization on Israeli Kibbutzim Increases Support for Markets  
Reason, July 8, 2022

Ran Abramitzky and Leah Boustan on Immigration Then and Now  
Econlib, July 4, 2022

How amateur genealogists helped shatter myths about immigrants  
Washington Post, July 1, 2022

What the research really says about American immigration  
Washington Post, June 10, 2022  
 

Why do the kids of immigrants move up the economic ladder?  
Washington Examiner, June 9, 2022  
 

 Critics Of Immigration Have Been Wrong For 100 Years  
Forbes | June 7, 2022  
 

Overturning immigration myths  
Stanford News | June 1, 2022

 

The Myth of the Rapid Mobility of European Immigrants  
Literary Hub | June 1, 2022  
 

 Why the Children of Immigrants Are the Ones Getting Ahead in America  
Time | June 1, 2022  
 

 The Clearest Path to Global Prosperity  
Foreign Policy | May 31, 2022  

 

 Immigrants are still building America, no matter what our lawmakers say  
KCRW - SCHEER INTELLIGENCE | May 27, 2022  
 

 Why Immigrant Children Excel More than US-Born Kids  
Voice of America | May 27, 2022

 The Case for Welcoming Immigrants  
Harvard Business Review | April 22, 2022  
 

 How Racist Is America?  
New York Times | July 22, 2021  

 

 Immigrants and upward mobility  
American Economic Association | February 1, 2021

 Intro to Hanukkah  
Religion For Breakfast | December 10, 2020

 Nine Stanford Professors Make Suggestions for Your Holiday Reading  
Stanford Graduate School of Business | December 9, 2020

 Federal judge strikes down rules restricting H-1B visa program  
Stanford Daily | December 3, 2020  
 

 Immigration and the American Dream  
Stanford H&S | October 15, 2020

 Ran Abramitzky and Leah Boustan - "Immigration"  
Economists on Zoom Getting Coffee | October 5, 2020  
 

 The U.S. has always been — and always will be — a nation of nations  
The Dallas Morning News | October 4, 2020  
 

The 2020 U.S. elections, issues and challenges  
Stanford News | September 28, 2020  
 

 Ran Abramitzky on the Mystery of the Kibbutz  
The Jim Rutt Show | September 21, 2020  
 

 Stanford webinar series to highlight challenges to democracy in the U.S. and around the world  
Stanford News | September 11, 2020  
 

 Kamala Harris’s family story is the real portrait of American greatness  
Vox | August 13, 2020  
 

 Suspending International Student Visas will Harm the Economy  
Stanford News | July 10, 2020  
 

 Trump wants to limit immigration to protect jobs. Will that work?  
Washington Post June 29, 2020

 What is the Economic Impact of Closing the Border?  
Econimate | March 30, 2020  
 

 Are Immigrants To The U.S. Assimilating As Fast As They Once Did?  
NPR | March 3, 2020  
 

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 The promise of automated historical data linkage  
Vox | February 14, 2020

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 Immigration to America is down. Wages are up: Are the two related?  
The Economist, February 13, 2020

 Income Mobility in the Families of Immigrants and US Natives  
NBER Digest | February 3, 2020  
 

 Immigrants Today: Not Much Different From The Past  
Forbes | January 20, 2020  
 

 Chinese Restaurants Are Closing. That’s a Good Thing, the Owners Say  
New York Times | December 24, 2019  
 

 היחס לחנוכה בארה"ב ובישראל משקף שוני בתפישת הדת  
הארץ | December 24, 2019

 The Most Inspiring Immigration Stories Of 2019  
Forbes | December 11, 2019  
 

 Immigration Quotas of 1920s Failed to Aid U.S.-Born Workers’ Pay  
Bloomberg | December 9, 2019

 Year In Review: The Most Significant Immigration Stories Of 2019  
Forbes | December 9, 2019  
 

 John FitzGerald: Our challenge is to repeat the US success story

Irish Times | November 29, 2019

 Hasan Minhaj & Bodega Boys: Street Interviews w/ Children of Immigrants (video)  
Desus & Mero | November 14, 2019  

 

 Immigration News: Immigrants' Children Do Better Than Children Of Those Born In US, Study Says  
International Business Times | November 7, 2019

 Immigrant families succeed within one generation  
The Davis Enterprise | November 6, 2019

 U.S. Needs More Skilled Immigrants From Two Countries  
Bloomberg | November 5, 2019

 A New Study Shows That Children Of Migrants Are Able To Achieve The ‘American Dream’ Within A Generation  
Mitu | November 5, 2019

 The Authoritarian Kibbutz  
National Review | November 5, 2019

 Immigrant kids more likely to attain American Dream than U.S.-born peers  
CBS News | November 4, 2019

 Study shows that the ‘American Dream’ is still alive for immigrants in the US  
Irish Central | November 2, 2019

 A new study shows that even the poorest immigrants lift themselves up within a generation  
Vox | November 1, 2019

 Kids of U.S. Immigrants Move Up Just Like Those 100 Years Before  
Bloomberg | October 31, 2019

 Why Do Immigrants Outperform Native-Born Americans?  
Psychology Today, October 30, 2019

 From Finland or Mexico, the children of poor migrants improve their quality of life (Spanish)  
New York Times (Spanish) | October 30, 2019  
 

 The American Dream is still alive!  
Daily Mail | October 29, 2019

 Children of Poor Immigrants Rise, Regardless of Where They Come From  
New York Times | October 28, 2019  
 

 Immigrants still successfully pursue the American Dream  
American Enterprise Institute | October 28, 2019  
 

 Children of immigrants progress economically more than those of Americans  
El Universal | October 28, 2019

 Children of migrants progress more economically than those of Americans  
San Diego Tribune (Spanish) | October 28, 2019

 Israeli Socialism with a Capitalist Face (Italian)  
Corriere della Sera | October 27, 2019

 Immigrants and Assimilation (podcast)

The Neoliberal Podcast | October 11, 2019

 It is difficult to ensure a fair and sustainable level of inequality (Danish)  
Altinget (Danish) | October 10, 2019  
 

 The Secret of Success of the Kibbutz (radio, in Hebrew)  
Seder Yom with Keren Neubach | August 20, 2019

 In a Hyper-capitalist World, the Kibbutz Is Making a Global Comeback  
Haaretz | August 19, 2019  
 

 The Kibbutz Secret of Success  
The Marker | August 13, 2019

 Learning the real lesson from Sweden (Hebrew)  
Israel Hayom | July 20, 2019  
 

 How Kibbutzim Survived Against the Odds (Hebrew)  
Yediot Ha'Kibbutz | July 12, 2019

 The Mystery of the Kibbutz (Hebrew)  
Hazman Hayarok, June 13, 2019

 The Mystery of the Kibbutz (video)  
Tel Aviv University Law School | June 13, 2019  
 

 Banning immigrants’ languages can backfire. Just ask Ohio and Indiana  
Washington Post | May 11, 2019

 Is Income Equality Possible? The Mystery of the Kibbutz with Ran Abramitzky  
Jewish History Matters | April 28, 2019

 

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 Hanukkah Is Not Christmas. This Year, Let’s Embrace That  
Jewish Journal, November 28, 2018

 Ran Abramitzky on the Mystery of the Kibbutz  
EconTalk Podcast | October 22, 2018

 

 What’s in a Name?  
Immigration Policy Lab | August 12, 2018

 The U.S. economy has changed a lot over the last two centuries. The contribution immigrants make to it hasn’t  
MinnPost | July 17, 2018  
 

 Immigration in the United States: A Historical Perspective (podcast)  
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta | May 24, 2018

 US Immigration: Past and Present (video)  
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research | May 21, 2018  
 

 Why would not Norwegians move to the USA despite Trump’s call?  
The Nordic Page | January 13, 2018  
 

 Norway was once the kind of country Trump might’ve spit on. Now its people don’t even want to come here.  
Washington Post | January 12, 2018

 Trump Wishes We Had More Immigrants From Norway. Turns Out We Once Did  
NPR | January 12, 2018

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 How “Regularising” Undocumented Immigrants Brings Benefits  
The Economist, October 11, 2017

 New Stanford research explores immigrants’ decision to return to Europe during historical Age of Mass Migration  
Stanford News | September 12, 2017  
 

 What History Tells Us about Assimilation of Immigrants  
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research | April 1, 2017  
 

 Hanukkah: It’s Not the Jewish Christmas  
Heavy.com | December 23, 2016

 The economics of Christmas: Why Santa Claus could be on to a loser  
The Irish Times | December 23, 2016  
 

 Clinton’s Immigration Plan Could Help Economy More than Trump’s, Most Economists Say  
Los Angeles Times | October 31, 2016  
 

 Generational Poverty: Trying to Solve Philly’s Most Enduring Problem  
Philadelphia Magazine | September 17, 2016

 In the United States, it's better to Americanize your name to find a job (French)  
FigaroVox (French) | July 22, 2016

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 Immigrants and Cultural Assimilation: Learning from the Past  
Vox | July 4, 2016

 How Immigrants Fit Into America's Economy, Now and 100 Years Ago  
The Atlantic | January 24, 2016  
 

 Hanukkah and the Christmas effect  
ResearchGate | December 8, 2015  
 

 History is getting its revenge on economics  
Quartz | October 29, 2015

 Past Immigrants Had It Easier Than Today’s Newcomers  
Voice of America | April 27, 2015

 Americans think immigrants used to pull themselves up by their bootstraps. That’s wrong.  
Vox | April 20, 2015

 Debunking the American Dream: Immigrants Did Better in 1900 Than in 2000  
Ancestry.com | April 16, 2015

 European immigrants to America in early 20th century assimilated successfully, Stanford economist says  
Stanford News | August 7, 2014  
 

 Immigrant Selection and Assimilation during the Age of Mass Migration  
NBER Reporter | April 1, 2013  
 

 Stanford economist learns lessons from yesterday's immigrants  
Stanford News | March 8, 2013  
 

Puzzling Over the Kibbutz Conundrum  
Stanford Magazine | September 25, 2012

 Why Men Are Attracted to High-Earning Women  
Time | March 15, 2012  
 

 Investment in Schooling Responds to Changes in Returns  
NBER Digest | March 1, 2012  
 

 The Christmas effect: How Hanukkah became a big holiday  
Washington Post | December 22, 2011

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 Keeping up with the Santas  
The Economist | December 17, 2011

 Higher expected returns mean higher scores  
Wall Street Journal (livemint) | June 17, 2011

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 Christmas presence  
Financial Times | December 17, 2010  
 

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 Christmas-izing of Chanukah  
The Jewish Journal | November 19, 2010

 Superstition works, kind of  
Boston.com | July 4, 2010  

 

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 Productivity and migration: New insights from the 19th century  
Vox | February 18, 2010

 The Invisible Hand of God  
Slate | December 19, 2008

 Ran Abramitzky Works on Redistribution and Compensation Research  
SIEPR Perspective | November 1, 2008  
 

 How The Kibbutz Survived  
Forbes | May 9, 2008