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Scant economic benefits from immigration could be improved: economist

Economist Julie Fry says the government could make policy changes to increase the currently slight economic benefits of immigration. With special feature audio.

Jenny Ruth
Fri, 05 Aug 2016

Immigration has been only slightly positive for the economy but its impact could be improved, says consulting economist Julie Fry.

Ms Fry, who is the co-author with Hayden Glass of a book, Going Places: Migration, Economics and the Future of New Zealand, told the Law and Economics Association of

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Jenny Ruth
Fri, 05 Aug 2016
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