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Principles of Microeconomics

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N. Gregory Mankiw
ISBN: 9781305156050

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Principles of Microeconomics

7th Edition
N. Gregory Mankiw
ISBN: 9781305156050
Textbook Problem

How does immigration of workers affect labor supply, labor demand, the marginal product of labor, and the equilibrium wage?

To determine

To determine:  Theeffect of immigration on demand and supply of labor.

Explanation

The immigration increases the population of the country and also increases the labor supply in the economy but at same time, the labor demand remains unchanged. In general, the marginal productivity goes down, as the quantity increases. Thus, increasing labor supply reduces the marginal productivity of labor. Labor wage is determined by their marginal productivity. Since the marginal productivity decreases, the equilibrium wage also reduces.

Figure 1 shows the impact of shift in the supply on equilibrium...

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